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HAMEC is Finalist in SEMTA Awards

Harlow Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Centre (HAMEC) has been chosen as a finalist in the Skills Innovation of the Year award at the 2018 Semta Skills Awards.

The £11 million HAMEC is a major investment for Harlow and will inspire and train the next generation of engineers. HAMEC focuses on key engineering areas including Advanced Manufacturing and Operational Maintenance. Equipped with state-of-the-art industrial equipment, the Centre will provide technical, professional and Apprenticeship training, as well as industry updating. With the support of leading local engineering employers,

The ceremony will take place on Thursday 1st March 2018 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London. The event will be hosted by BBC presenter, journalist and engineering advocate Steph McGovern.

Anne Milton, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills and Minister for Women will be the key note speaker.

Karen Spencer, Principal of Harlow College, said of the Centre’s nomination:

“We are delighted to be a finalist in the SEMTA awards, celebrating Excellence in Engineering. The Harlow Advanced Manufacturing centre is a true partnership between employers and the College to provide a pipeline of skilled young people into the Engineering sector. To be recognised by SEMTA and the award sponsors, is truly exciting and raises the profile of the fabulous work our staff undertake with students to improve their knowledge, skills and  ultimately their careers”