Engineering

Welding skills matter says Air Products

Left to right: Colin Kennedy, Air Products, Kurt Rodgers, Alstom UK and Mark Slater, Lincoln Welding
Posted on 2 May 2014 by Tim Brown

Industry leaders and the education sector could be doing more to promote welding as a rewarding career path for young people and more collaboration is urgently needed to prevent a skills shortage in the future says Colin Kennedy of Air Products.

How to Change a Perception

Young people's career hopes are being dashed, according to research from the EAL
Posted on 18 Apr 2014 by

It is the intractable problem that refuses to go away. Engineering is in demand, intellectually rewarding and it is well paid but not enough people are doing it. Will Stirling reports on a new approach.