As an approved provider LMC will join the NCfN’s collaborative network in the development and dissemination of nuclear sector focused educational standards and curriculum. NCfN is a joint venture with EDF, Sellafield Ltd, Lakes College, Bridgwater & Taunton College, University of Bristol, and University of Cumbria.
Recognising the importance of local knowledge and experience in delivering skills NCfN, whilst setting National Qualification Standards, are supportive of the use of local providers in regions employers are working in.
LMC and EDF at Heysham, supported by us, are co-constructing a new curriculum offer to create career progression pathways into the nuclear industry for young people and adults in the Lancaster and Morecambe district.
Commenting on LMC joining, Steve Naylor, Chair and Geoff Rewt, General Manager said: “We are thrilled to welcome LMC as a NCfN Approved Provider. It is an exciting time for nuclear in Lancashire and bringing nationally recognised qualifications to local colleges brings social economic opportunities to local learners.”
Wes Johnson, Principal and Chief Executive of LMC stated: “Lancaster & Morecambe College is thrilled to have been approved to become part of the NCfN. Rooted in our community and shaped by our local employers, our partnership with EDF Energy and now NCfN will result in an enhanced curriculum, offering new and exciting opportunities for our community.”
Mark Lees, Station Director at Heysham 2 power station, said: “EDF and Heysham power stations have long established, fantastic links with Lancaster and Morecambe College with its excellent engineering offer for young people locally, and we are delighted that they are now part of the National College for Nuclear.”
Thank you LMC for becoming part of the NCfN Family!