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Dear Rigger Welcome to Sutton Coldfield and Matthew Boulton Colleges. The two colleges have joined forces to bring together an unrivalled selection of courses and qualifications and to become one of the largest further education colleges in the UK.

Matthew Boulton College of Further & Higher Education

A partnership has been established with Solutions Group (UK) Plc, allowing use of their extensive facilities to host training sessions. This strengthens our position as the Digital Training Hub for the UK and provides better access for engineers living in the Northampton and London regions to a wide range of digital TV & satellite installation training courses. Digital Technologies Directorate The Digital Technologies Directorate within Matthew Boulton College is at the heart of delivering National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ) for engineers installing and upgrading aerial installations for the UK analogue to digital switchover. The new TV and HD satellite services are demanding increasingly high levels of expertise from installation engineers. Matthew Boulton College has taken the lead in this sector both regionally and nationally and is recognised by the National Learning and Skills Council, the Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (BERR), the Sector Skills Council, Digital UK and trade associations. To support the engineers of today and tomorrow, the college offers flexible delivery methods of both NVQ levels II & III, together with City and Guilds 2218 Certificate in Digital Aerial Installation programme. The college has secured several national contracts with major players within the sector. The college has been working with First Line Digital to train all its installers to a minimum of NVQ level II at training centres nationwide, and a partnership has also been established with Sky to manage the first UK apprenticeship in Digital Technologies. The team within the Directorate is friendly, responsive and helpful and is here to support your training needs to move your organisation forward. The Directorate’s staff regularly updates its own technical skills supported by all the leading manufactures within the sector. The college is stationing a member of the digital team at Solutions Group’s Northampton trade counter every Tuesday and Thursday to offer training support. The NVQ programme will be delivered at the Northampton branch commencing February 2009. In many cases, the cost of the level II NVQ that will assist you in becoming a digital ticked installer will be free. We look forward to meeting you, please do come and visit us.

Director for Digital Technologies Matthew Boulton Campus, Birmingham

Email: Office: 0121 503 8520

Mobile: 07726 693426

Rigger's Digest Spring 2009  
Rigger's Digest Spring 2009  

Hello, and welcome to Rigger’s Digest. Published quarterly in the UK, Rigger’s Digest is a magazine crammed full of Trade News for the Insta...