The college is now part of an elite network of only six centres across the UK that are NSAN beacons of excellence in activities around the skills for nuclear agenda.
West Suffolk College is one the of the most successful further education colleges in the East of England, providing further and higher education as well as apprenticeships for local, regional and national students. All of the College’s training courses have been developed to meet the needs of employers, and is the leading FE college provider of nuclear related training in the East of England.
The College has committed to the future of engineering skills in the UK through significant investment in a new £20 million Science, Engineering and Technology Centre, which will provide outstanding learning opportunities for students seeking a career in these sectors.
NSAN is a collaborative skills forum for the nuclear industry and is the go to place for the sourcing and provision of skills solutions. NSAN works with companies and training providers from across the nuclear industry, to provide support and solutions to the skills issues experienced by those committed to the successful delivery of the planned UK nuclear programme.
Gary Jefferson, Executive Director for Curriculum at the College said:
“West Suffolk College joined NSAN to establish an Eastern hub for high quality training, directly for the nuclear sector and the wider supply chains. We are extremely proud to be a member and to represent the Southeast and Eastern regions at NSAN’s Provider Advisory Board. We will be offering a range of NSAN courses aimed at helping the local supply chain SMEs to prepare to meet the requirements of working within the nuclear industry.”
Jo Tipa, Managing Director for NSAN said:
“NSAN Flagship Centre status signifies a centre’s commitment to delivering quality training to the nuclear industry. We are pleased to welcome West Suffolk College to this network, and we are looking forward to further developing this partnership to help the centre play a key role in developing the necessary skills for local learners to follow a career in the nuclear sector.”
If you or your company are looking to access the growing opportunities with the nuclear supply chain and would like further information on how West Suffolk College or NSAN can help, please contact using the details below.