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The Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Technology

As a further addition to the Dudley Learning Quarter, Dudley Advance brings first-class engineering training facilities to the region and offers individuals and employers the best opportunities to develop their skills and businesses.

At a cost of £9 million, Dudley Advance offers 2,800m2 of specialist teaching space spread over four floors. The building contains facilities and equipment, part-funded by Black Country Growth Funding through the Midlands Engine, to support the study of engineering and high value manufacturing including mechatronics, electrical engineering and engineering science, as well as traditional machine tool based engineering and CNC.

Who is it for?

Dudley Advance is designed with employers and learners in mind. Its 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. Working with employers Dudley College of Technology’s goal is to increase skills and ensure the sustainability of manufacturing and engineering industry in the region securing the Black Country’s position as a market leader in this sector.

See Inside Dudley Advance

Dudley Advance

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