After the visit, the ECITB Scholars gave their first impressions of the course. Nathan, said: “I’m looking forward to gaining the skills to get into the renewables sector.”
Another scholar, Daniel, added: “I like how it’s both mechanical and electrical engineering – keeps the options open.”
Rebekah Scott, Lead Competence Advisor-Quality Assurer at Petrofac, said: “It was great to be involved, meet the scholars, and learn a little about the new ECITB Wind Transfer Scholarship programme.”
Susan Grant, Associate Vice Principal at NESCol, said: “The launch of the Wind Transfer Technician Scholarship is another positive step forward as NESCol and our partners support energy transition in the North East.
“It is fantastic to have welcomed our first cohort for the start of an exciting new programme,