The funding will enable the college group to create the online platform and content creation system. It will support the use of a college staff member to create and maintain the new content, working in partnership with local employers and industry professionals. The Hub provides a means of remote assessment and promotes greater flexibility in course start dates. The college will also be able to provide high quality training in the use of the Hub for both staff and students going forward.
Students will take charge of their learning, increasing motivation and gaining skills that will match those required for entering the workplace.
It will enable the delivery of fully online courses as well as online delivery of specific course aspects such as digital skills and employability skills. Delivery can be tailored for industry sectors and course specific modules and will support the development of online apprenticeship training. It can also offer student access to tutor support whether they are at the college, in the workplace or learning remotely. Students will be assisted to take charge of their learning, increasing motivation and gaining skills that will match those required for entering the workplace.