UNIVERSITY Technical College Heathrow, based in Northwood, is partnering with data centre operator Kao Data, whose staff will help deliver a programme on the sector.

UTC Heathrow’s Digital Futures Programme, a first for a UK school, allows students to gain the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in careers within the booming data centre sector.

The specialist science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) school teaches students aged 14-19.