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Oxfordshire Advanced Skills celebrates a successful first year

The Oxfordshire Advanced Skills training centre is celebrating its one-year anniversary as the first learners in the state-of-the-art Culham-based facility begin their on-the-job training. OAS, based at Culham Science Centre near Abingdon, offers high quality training for apprentice engineers and technicians at technology businesses in the Thames Valley. It has …

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Three new apprentices for technology systems provider Inspec Solutions

Inspec Solutions, a technology systems provider to industries including Petrochemical, Food & Beverage, Power Generation and Metals industry, based in Sheffield, has invested in its future by recruiting three new apprentices. The Apprentices are Tom Oakley (18), Tom Rickers (17) and Michael Cunningham (26).  All three Apprentices are undertaking BSc’s in …

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Call for employers to take advantage of new apprentice bonus

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is urging companies to act quickly to take advantage of the Government’s new scheme to pay bonuses to employers who take on apprentices. The MTC, through MTC Apprenticeships based at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre in Coventry, is  offering advice to companies who want to access …

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OAS apprentice applicants at record high

Oxfordshire Advanced Skills has seen a surge in applications from prospective apprentices, with nearly 200 young people looking to join the award-winning programme. Having successfully passed OAS’s rigorous screening process and assessment centre, 80 ambitious candidates are in a talent pool ready to be matched with employers. OAS is now …

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OAS apprentice shortlisted for BAME Apprentice Award

A UK Atomic Energy Authority apprentice at Oxfordshire Advanced Skills is through to the finals of the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Apprentice Awards. Harrison Shirley has been shortlisted in the Engineering and Manufacturing category at the BAME Apprentice Awards, which aim to showcase talent and diversity within BAME communities. …

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MTC apprentice applications hit record high

MTC Apprenticeships has seen a surge in applications from prospective apprentices, with more than 700 young people looking to join the award-winning programme. Now 135 successful candidates are in a talent pool ready to be snapped up by employers who can now take advantage of the recently-announced Government scheme to …

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MTC launches Level 4 apprenticeship

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is increasing its apprenticeship portfolio with the launch of a Level 4 apprenticeship programme to help manufacturing businesses develop specialist skills, knowledge and expertise within their workforce. The Level 4 Engineering Manufacturing Technician apprenticeship gives learners the flexibility and capability to become high-performing technicians by exploring …

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Prima strengthens engineering capabilities via comprehensive new apprenticeship scheme

In order to cultivate young technology-motivated talent, Cambridgeshire-based contract manufacturer Prima Electronic Services has established a multi-faceted apprentice program. Working in conjunction with Cambridge Regional College, this program is designed to give participants a solid foundation in manufacturing-based engineering. The initial apprentice intake at Prima’s St Ives plant began back …

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Degree apprenticeship puts advanced materials on the map

A new degree apprenticeship will help open-up opportunities for trainees in materials science across the UK. After two years in development, the Materials Science Technologist (Level 6) Degree Apprenticeship is now approved and ready for delivery. The national programme, which provides a bachelor’s degree qualification and extensive workplace experience, has …

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Manufacturing Technology Centre looks for engineers of the future

The Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry has issued an invitation to the engineers of the future to look at the record numbers of apprenticeship opportunities available in its Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre. The AMTC, on the MTC campus, plans to recruit more than 100 apprentices to start in September 2020, …

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