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Dudley Advance are a Made in the Midlands Gold Member

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Partnering with employers to enhance the growth of talent and skills in manufacturing and engineering

Rated by Ofsted as Outstanding in 2017, Dudley College of Technology brings first-class engineering training facilities to the region and is designed with employers and learners in mind. It’s specialist facilities were created by an Advisory board made up of leading employers from the engineering and manufacturing sector, so that the training delivered is what local employers need to upskill their workforce.  

At a cost of £9 million, Dudley Advance our Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Technology offers 2,800m2 of specialist teaching space spread over four floors. The building contains facilities for the study of engineering and advanced manufacturing including mechatronics, electrical engineering and engineering science, as well as traditional machine tool based engineering and CNC.

We find, recruit and train apprentices and offer training solutions tailored to employers needs

We offer Apprenticeships at intermediate, advanced and higher levels to include:

·  Business improvement techniques

·  Technical support manufacturing

·  Technical support quality

·  Engineering toolmaker

·  Performing engineering operations

·  Electrical and mechanical maintenance

·  Fabrication and welding

·  Electronic and electrical engineering

·  Warehousing

We also offer short courses for professional and technical upskilling include:

·  Abrasive wheels

·  Computer aided design (CAD)

·  CNC programming

·  Welding MIG and TIG

·  Understanding hydraulic and pneumatic systems

·  PLC programming

·  Mandatory short courses

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Inclusivity Campaign

Members who have attended workshops on inclusion in the workplace and improving workplace mental health gain the inclusivity badge. To learn more about becoming a member of the Made in Group inclusivity campaign visit www.madeequal.com

Event Passport

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6 Priory Rd, Dudley, Dudley, DY1 4AD
Tel: 01384363000