Tag Archives: apprenticeships

Siemens helps combat early careers crisis with recruitment drive for 26 school leavers, university students and graduates

Siemens is bucking the downward trend in early careers opportunities by offering 26 school leavers, university students and graduates a pathway into manufacturing, automation and digitalisation. The recruitment drive for the Siemens Digital Industries division aims to bolster its intern, apprenticeship and graduate careers programme which accounts for 10% of …

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Banbury-based company goes virtual to offer engineering apprenticeships

Banbury-based tools manufacturer Norbar Torque Tools is hosting a series of virtual careers evenings in February for young people looking to start a career in engineering and manufacturing. While Covid-19 prevents an in-person event, the company intends to demonstrate the career opportunities available virtually. The open evenings will be taking …

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Institution of Mechanical Engineers announce winners of prestigious awards

Jessica Reading, an apprentice at Siemens, has won the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Bryan Hildrew Apprentice of the Year 2020 Award. Jessica helps to promote STEM during career fairs, and outside of work she works as a personal tutor to GCSE students where she encourages apprenticeships. “An apprenticeship was always …

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MTC in top 100 apprentice employers

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre has been named in the prestigious 2020 Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list. The MTC has been listed at number 53 in a national ranking of leading employers of apprentices. The list, compiled by the Department of Education-sponsored Education and Skills Funding Agency, aims to recognise …

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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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