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National Skills Academy opens new centre at Blackburn College

The National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies' hub, Blackburn College, has opened a new centre with state-of-the-art facilities for students undertaking environmental technologies, construction, science, engineering and maths courses.
The Sir Bill Taylor Futures Centre, named after the college's chairman of the board and former leader of Blackburn and Darwen Council, was officially opened on 13 September by Blackburn College principal and ceo, Ian Clinton.

Costing £7m, the centre includes a replica eco-house, for students on National Skills Academy environmental technology courses, advanced manufacturing workshops, a TV studio, radio station and a cinema.

These world-leading facilities have enabled Blackburn College, with the support of the National Skills Academy, to extend its existing built environment curriculum to include solar photovoltaic, solar thermal, heat pump and rainwater harvesting training and assessment.

Executive director of the National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies, Cathryn Hickey, said: 'The quality of the facilities available at Blackburn College is second to none and are able to meet current and future delivery requirements in an exciting learning environment.'

For more information about the National Skills Academy for Environmental Technologies visit: www.nsaet.org.uk



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25 September 2013

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