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December courses and advanced notice of new 2015 programme

The Black Country Skills Factory unexpectedly has places remaining on the following courses taking place during December 2014:

• 8-9 Dec: Basic Pneumatic Systems (1 space remaining)
• 8-9 Dec: Intermediate Siemens PLC (2 spaces remaining)
• 15-16 Dec: Basic Hydraulic Systems (1 space remaining)

A 30% subsidy is offered to Black Country high value manufacturing companies off the cost of the above bite-size courses. Bookings are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please call the Skills Factory team on 01384 471160 to book or e-mail


Course information and booking 

Course costs: a subsidy of up to 30% is offered off the above courses.

Course booking: Call 01384 471160 or e-mail

New course programme – coming soon!

We will be launching our 2015 course programme early New Year with the usual selection of technical bite-size courses. Here’s an early indication of January courses to be booked before Thursday 18 December:

• 5-6 Jan: Basic Hydraulic Systems (3 spaces)
• 12-13 Jan: Basic Pneumatic Systems (3 spaces)
• 19-20 Jan: Pneumatic & Hydraulic Systems Intermediate (Electro-control) (1 space)
Due to high demand, we have secured dates for a number of Basic Hydraulic Systems and Basic Pneumatic Systems courses during spring 2015. Enquire now to avoid disappointment – call 01384 471160 or e-mail for dates.

For all other courses, visit the Skills Factory website at and search by skills area under the ‘Current Bite-size Courses’ menu. 

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