North Lindsey College set for multi-million investment with new look campus

Hundreds of students at North Lindsey College will benefit from an educational boost with a multi-million pound investment in a new look campus.

North Lindsey College, with 1,200 students, is one of 16 nationally-funded colleges receiving capital support from the third wave of the National Fund for Capital Transformation in Continuing Education (FECTF).

Scunthorpe’s competence and education center is expected to receive millions to transform the college estate with work scheduled to begin next year.

With the transformation fund, the college can implement its long-term campus master plan at the Kingsway location.

A £ 30million has already been invested in a legendary engineering training center, specialty university campus and most recently facilities to support the college’s rollout of Level 3 T-Levels in digital technology, education, healthcare and construction in September.

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A significant capital investment from the Transformation Fund will be used to create inspiring and flexible learning and work environments, including industry-standard facilities at popular Scunthorpe College.

This will support Northern Lincolnshire’s skill needs as the industry grows with the expansion of the Humber Ports and Able Marine Energy Park in Killingholme.

Over the next few months, university directors will work together with the Ministry of Education, employers, students and employees on the design and layout of the new facilities.

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The Transformation Fund requires universities to consider sustainability and CO2 reduction in line with the government’s net zero emissions target by 2050. Solar energy and heat pumps as well as energy-efficient buildings will be an integral part of the new systems.

This cash injection provides an opportunity to redefine learning in North Lincolnshire and to ensure the 67-year-old college has the buildings and facilities to help students and employers acquire the skills they need to do the job To fill jobs of the future.

Peter Doherty, chief operating officer of the DN Colleges Group, which runs the college, said, “In order to gain access to this investment and be considered for the pilot, we needed to demonstrate how our plans are related to government and government reform The needs of our community.

“We are delighted that our long-term campus master plan is being implemented and look forward to securing this investment. This makes us the only college in our region to benefit from it.”

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Mick Lochran, General Manager of DN Colleges Group, said, “This investment in the college further demonstrates our commitment to transforming our local communities through learning.

“In addition to the recent Humber Freeport and Able Marine Energy Park announcements, this investment in skills can transform Northern Lincolnshire. It provides locals with the skills to shape their future careers and support the economic recovery of our community.”

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Work on the college campus is expected to begin in 2022. However, careful planning will ensure that the current property and facilities will continue to operate fully until the new facility is completed, so that students can keep working their studies unaffected by development.

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