MP welcomes college training cash boost

Selaine Saxby with Petroc Principal Sean Mackney

Selaine Saxby with Petroc Principal Sean Mackney - Credit: Supplied

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

£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.  

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. 

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

“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.” 

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