It’s no secret that the UK’s skills gap is slowing the adoption of game-changing technology within the manufacturing and engineering sectors. MTC Training is working to change that by creating the next generation of advanced manufacturing talent through future skills programmes that offer exciting opportunities to employers and their workforces.

We’re building a ‘step on, step off’ pathway to support your workforce at every level and every career stage. Forging partnerships with like-minded industry-leading experts means we can offer an end to end solution that will help you to create and upskill the manufacturing workforce of the future, today.

Like MTC Training, BPP is an innovative training provider with a unique skills offer delivered by trainers and coaches with practical industry experience. Like us, their sector experts, thought-leading research, and relationships with clients and industry bodies help them to identify relevant skills and training that deliver real value to both learners and organisations, today and tomorrow.

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Together, we’ll help you to future proof your workforce at every level

BPP offers data science, data engineering and technical skills training at all levels from foundational skills and data essentials, through to degree and masters level degree programmes. In partnership with MTC Training we have developed a suite of data science short courses as well as a Data Science BSc programme that is specialised for the manufacturing sector, designed and delivered by tutors with real-world industry experience. 

BPP’s data science training will provide complimentary skills to support the five themes of future focus identified at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC) in Coventry and Oxfordshire Advanced Skills (OAS) in Abingdon: Power Engineering, Space, Robotics and AI, Nuclear Design, and Energy Storage. This portfolio supports MTC Training’s national skills strategy, helping to accelerate the commitment to support the UK’s manufacturing future.

BPP’s industry-focused and transformative programmes will help you to develop and retain your existing experts whilst future-proofing your business in an ever-changing technology landscape. 

For more details on the short courses or Level 6 & 7 courses please complete our enquiry form or email and a member of the team will get back to you.

Data Science Short Courses

Delivery: Blended | Duration: Between 2-3 days for each course

The manufacturing industry is currently experiencing a data skills gap and to help plug that gap quickly, MTC Training have collaborated with a team of leading data scientists at BPP to develop a series of 5 commercially relevant training modules.

All 5 courses include a blend of online and face-to-face sessions with a combination of guided, instructor-led and self-study learning all supported by regular knowledge checks and assessments to ensure maximum engagement and the ability to actively apply knowledge in the workplace straight away.

The Courses:

  • Data Analytics for Decision Makers
  • Building and Evaluating Business Experiments
  • Business Intelligence Dashboards
  • Demand and Price Forecasting
  • Predicting Maintenance


Delivery: Online (Live) | Duration: 36 Months | Cost: Levy Funded

This programme is aimed at individuals who are data-curious or have foundational knowledge in data and analytics and are looking to gain a solid understanding of data science concepts and techniques.

Your employees will benefit from learning how data science can be used to solve business problems and the technical skills needed such as programming, data processing and visualisation. They will be taught by industry experienced tutors who hold a previous track record in working with complex data architectures and projects.


Delivery: Online (Live) | Duration: 24 Months | Cost: Levy Funded

This programme is for the rising stars and next generation of Data and AI Scientists, Specialists and Leaders within your organisation. It is aimed at individuals who are looking to gain a solid understanding of data science concepts and techniques that will enable them to work on challenging projects.

Your employees will be able to leverage the power of both big data and domain knowledge to solve real world problems. They will benefit from ‘best-in-class’ technical skills and gain the ability to manipulate vast amounts of data with sophisticated statistical techniques.