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BAE Systems announces £25 million training facility

BAE Systems is to build a £25 million training facility at its submarine site in Cumbria to provide a tailored learning environment for an estimated 1,000 craft and technical apprentices.

At nearly 8,000 metres squared, the Central Training Facility will include a teaching block, classrooms, offices, craft workshops and welfare facilities.Construction ...
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