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Leicester College to build new aeronautical skills centre at Abbey Park Campus

Leicester Faculty has acquired planning consent to construct a brand new, state-of-the-art aeronautical and superior technological schooling and coaching facility at its Abbey Park Campus within the metropolis. The brand new facility will allow the Faculty to ship Degree 4 and 5 technical abilities programmes. The construct is due for completion by Could 2025.

Leicester Metropolis Council has authorized the design of the two-storey constructing, which is able to home {industry} normal aeronautical and house specialist gear and equipment, together with wind tunnels, turbo jet trainers and flight simulators. The brand new facility can be used to assist and encourage the following era of aviation and house engineering professionals. 

The brand new 800 sq. metre constructing will home workshop, propulsion, aerodynamic, avionic and instrumentation laboratories and collaborative working areas.

The brand new aeronautical abilities centre is funded by cash secured through a profitable grant utility to the Workplace for College students.

The event will allow Leicester Faculty to assist the large regional community of employers and stakeholders concerned within the aeronautical and aerospace industries and construct a talented workforce for the longer term. It’s predicted that England will want greater than 10,000 extra aerospace engineers[1] by 2033.  

Verity Hancock, Principal and CEO of Leicester Faculty, mentioned: “We’re delighted to get the inexperienced mild on the development of the brand new aeronautical abilities centre. When accomplished, the location will home industry-standard aeronautical gear in a studying setting that may encourage the following era of aviation and engineering professionals.”

[1] Supply: Lightcast, 20 Could 2024

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