§ 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 TOTAL PLACES 218 * Young Persons Course.
It is estimated that the annual running costs of the South-East London skillcentre, exclusive of trainee allowances, will be £970,000.92W
It is likely that other classes will be added to the class mix once the skillcentre becomes operational.