Nick Tyson – Assistant Principal and Director of Curriculum for Engineering and Construction

I’m pleased to announce that our Bersham Road site is currently undergoing a £10m investment programme to create a sector leading centre for Engineering and Construction Technologies in Wrexham. Part of this investment is a brand new Engineering Technology Centre (ETC), a £5.5m purpose built state of the art engineering facility. The new ETC has 2 floors of modern, interactive facilities and is home to some of the most modern Engineering equipment in Wales.

The Engineering Technology Centre was officially opened by Lesley Griffiths AM on Friday 2nd February, you can read more about the launch event here. (link to news story on website)

Last month we were delighted with our first set of Bachelor of Engineering degree students and would like to congratulate them on their wonderful achievement. It was a great pleasure to be present at the ceremony in the Great Hall at Swansea University.

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We made a big announcement towards the end of January that we have launched an exciting, innovative new partnership with Redrow, the leading housebuilder and Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) to establish the UK’s first dedicated Housebuilding Degree. As one of the largest providers of education and training in Wales and the North West, we are proud to work with a sector leading company like Redrow to provide opportunities for their staff to develop skills in the housebuilding industry.

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Watch this space…We are planning an exciting opportunity to offer new apprenticeship programmes in partnership with Thomas Cook Airlines at Deeside, the programme is due to start in September.


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