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Hull College And Catch Create Partnership To Boost Skills Across Humber Region

Hull College and regional training facility Catch have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) amid moves to address skills needs across the Humber region.

The two organisations have launched the strategic partnership in a demonstration of shared commitment to support students, apprentices, employers and communities while also preserving the environment. Catch is an industry-led, not-for-profit training facility that specialises in training and apprenticeships for the process, energy, engineering, and renewables sectors, and CEO David Talbot said its partnership with Hull College marks a significant step forward in creating a skilled workforce ready to meet the challenges and opportunities of the future.

Initiatives under the MoU include joint stakeholder mapping, shared staff and student development opportunities, joint funding bids and ventures plus the co-design of curriculum and careers education.

Read more: Gin maker Whitby Distillery launches £400,000 crowdfund campaign Go here for more Yorkshire and Humber business news Mr Talbot said: “This partnership allows us to build on the fantastic skills capabilities in the Humber region. Our partnership which spans across both banks of the Humber, enables us to work together to ensure that skills shortages are tackled for the benefit of the region and beyond – uniting skills for the green industries.”

Debra Gray, Hull College principal & CEO, added: “This strategic partnership marks a pivotal moment for both Hull College and CATCH, as we join forces to address the pressing skills needs of the Humber region and beyond. Together, we are committed to nurturing talent, fostering innovation, and empowering our students and apprentices to thrive in an ever-evolving workforce.

“Through collaborative initiatives and shared resources, we will not only bridge skills gaps but also pave the way for sustainable growth and prosperity in our communities, utilising the power of education and industry partnership to shape a brighter future for generations to come.”

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