The virtual resources will support the development of organisations’ workforces during the pandemic as employees in the region adjust to new ways of working.
The temporary extra support is designed to help
The courses cover subjects from technical processes, including digital manufacturing and automation and robotics, to essential legislation, as well as new skills that are especially relevant in the current challenging circumstances, such as cyber security and stress awareness.
Dr Charlie Whitford, associate director for strategic development at the MTC, said “Our purpose at the MTC is to have a positive impact on society. We are committed to continuing to support businesses and workforces at this especially challenging time. By currently sharing our expertise remotely, we are helping people to take advantage of any unexpected time away from their workplace to develop their understanding of new technologies, and to gain knowledge and skills that will help them to adapt and transition to the new normal.”
David Hughes MBE, managing director of the MTC's Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre said the extra support is one of a number of initiatives that MTC Training has launched to support
“Our programmes aim to future-proof the
The support programme is part of the MTC’s latest initiative, the Digital Manufacturing Accelerator, which was launched last year in partnership with the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. Over a 10 year period the £15m funded project will bring together world leading manufacturing research, technology and experts in
MTC Training provides future skills training to new and existing manufacturing professionals across a broad spectrum of online and offline programmes. Their unique insight into the very latest technologies, techniques and processes delivers an extensive training offer at the cutting edge of industrial innovation, from apprenticeships up to senior management qualifications. Further details about all of their courses are available on the website, http://the-amtc.co.uk/training/.