MP welcomes college training cash boost

North Devon Gazette

North Devon MP Selaine Saxby has welcomed Petroc investment to support more people into jobs.Â

£150 million has also been awarded to 100 colleges and universities to upgrade their facilities and equipment to boost access to higher technical training and flexible courses in key subjects. Â

Petroc College of Further and Higher Education here in North Devon has been awarded over £23,000. This funding will boost access to higher technical training and help tackle regional skill gaps and begin to level up local economies.Â

Selaine Saxby, MP for North Devon, said: “Funding like this is key to levelling up our local economies and closing the skills gap.Â

“Petroc do such a great job here in North Devon and now offer so many different courses. As a former teacher, I strongly believe in the benefit of ongoing learning and urge anyone here in North Devon who would like to improve their future job prospects to contact Petroc.”Â