31 Oct '11, 12pm

Great news for @gatesheadcoll and regional growth fund Well done @RichardThorold Enterprise with @E4FE @E4FE_Colleges

Great news for @gatesheadcoll and regional growth fund Well done @RichardThorold Enterprise with @E4FE @E4FE_Colleges

North East England has today received a £6.2m boost to its low carbon economy as the Government ’s Regional Growth Fund has awarded Gateshead College the large grant. At the core of the successful bid is a plan to create 1,500 apprenticeships in the low carbon vehicle sector including the production of Low Carbon Vehicles. Mick Brophy, managing director for business, innovation and development at Gateshead College said; “We’re delighted that our bid has been approved, it’s great news for Gateshead College but also for the growth and development of the region. This programme will take forward the work we’ve already started and firmly places us at the forefront of training for the renewable energy and low carbon sector. As the preferred training provider for Nissan UK and Smith Electric Vehicles we have a proven track record of delivering effective training in this field and...

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