HC Deb 17 November 1981 vol 13 cc91-2W
Mr. Cartwright

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will set out the courses to be offered at the Deptford skillcentre, the number of places to be provided and the estimated annual running costs.

Mr. Peter Morrison

The following courses are proposed at the South-East London skillcentre (Deptford).

Class Number of places
Basic Industrial Electronics* 12
Brick Laying (two classes) 28
Carpentry and Joinery (two classes) 28
Centre Lathe Turning 10
Domestic House Servicing* 12
Fast Food Servicing* 10
Heating and Ventilating Fitting 12
Industrial Electronics 12
Instrument Maintenance 12
Motor Vehicle Repair and Maintenance (two classes) 24
Plumbing 12
Radio and TV Servicing 12
Screen Process Printing 12
Sheet Metal Work 12
Toolmaking Fitting and Machining 10
* Young Persons Course.

It is estimated that the annual running costs of the South-East London skillcentre, exclusive of trainee allowances, will be £970,000.

It is likely that other classes will be added to the class mix once the skillcentre becomes operational.