Engineering

Case study – a day in the life of a manufacturing apprentice

Posted on 6 Feb 2020 by Rory Butler
The task of attracting more young people with critical skills to manufacturing, while dispelling the industry’s unwarranted reputation for belching smokestacks and dilapidated mills, is a monumental one that requires a concerted effort by parents, educational bodies, the UK government, and manufacturing firms alike.

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Digital Transformation - Academics and employers in the East Midlands are to develop a new digital skills curriculum - image courtesy of Depositphotos.
UK manufacturing continues to face significant change in automation and digitalisation, attitudes towards its emissions output and preparing its workforce for the future, while being beset by ever-shifting political challenges as the UK prepares to the the European Union.