As part of a series of articles on some of the many problems - and highlights - of the skills and training system in the UK, we explore the serious flaws in a key plank of government skills policy.
Haydn Jakes, aged 23 from Cambridge, took home the gold in Aircraft Maintenance at the 45th ‘Skills Olympics’, which took place in Kazan, Russia.
Law firm FBC Manby Bowdler is supporting the Marches Centre of Manufacturing & Technology (MCMT) and giving young people practical manufacturing training. Sales director Neil Lloyd explains why.
A chronic shortage of suitable people entering the sector is leading industrial businesses to look within their own four walls to achieve their growth aspirations.
Children’s interest in Science is down 10% among 9-12 year olds, down 12% in Design and Technology and 14% in ICT/Computing over the past four years, shock new research has revealed.
EngineeringUK is on the lookout for early-stage engineers, technicians or apprentices who are interested in sharing their career stories and the route that got them started to help inspire more young people to consider a role in industry.
The ability to ‘earn while you learn’ and fast-tracking your career are two of the main reasons young people choose apprenticeships, according to a new survey from In-Comm Training.
Almost 50 of Britain’s top manufacturing companies have made it through to the finals of the UK’s largest and most rigorous industry awards programme: The Manufacturer MX Awards.
From pre-school to graduation takes 20 years, giving the UK just 10 years to stimulate the appropriate supply of trained engineers into industry by 2050.
One of Britain’s Top 100 figures in manufacturing has responded to an article recently published by The Manufacturer detailing how a failure to train our workers is exacerbating the UK skills shortage