Tag Archives: apprenticeships

Make UK partners with Next Gen Makers to inspire young engineers

Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation, has partnered with Next Gen Makers in order to help manufacturers to attract, recruit and inspire more young engineers, into the sector. The move will see Make UK become the headline sponsor of the Birmingham region of the Next Gen Makers Engineering Careers Prospectus 2020, …

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MTC invests in youth skills with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

The Manufacturing Technology Centre has launched a new partnership with youth achievement award charity The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) and received their licence certificate at a recent Gold Award Presentation in St James’s Palace. The link-up means MTC apprentices will be offered the chance to take part in the …

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Former apprentice and motorsport legend opens new OAS training centre

Motorsport legend and former apprentice, Ross Brawn OBE has officially opened the new Oxfordshire Advanced Skills (OAS) Training Centre, which is run by the Manufacturing Technology Centre, on the UKAEA Culham site in Oxfordshire. Coventry-based MTC Apprenticeships has been procured by the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and the Science …

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The hunt is on for the engineers of the future

The Oxfordshire Advanced Skills training centre is on the hunt for more than 100 engineers of the future to fill apprenticeship places. The apprentices will be part of September 2020’s intake, and will start their training at the newly opened 3,800 sq metre training academy at the UK Atomic Energy …

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Top award for Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre

The MTC’s Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre has been presented with a top award by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). The AMTC, which is supported by Lloyds Bank who are contributing £10 million to support its apprenticeship training programmes, has been awarded the institution’s Advanced Apprenticeship Provider of the Year …

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Zeba Kazi Osmani wins IMechE Apprentice of the Year Award

Zeba Kazi Osmani, a manufacturing engineering apprentice at Rolls-Royce in Birmingham, has won the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Apprentice of the Year 2019 Award. The award was made at a special ceremony at the Institution’s headquarters in Westminster. In second place was Jeremy Blakey from Jaguar Land Rover and in …

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Could apprenticeships boost the post-Brexit economy?

The Apprenticeship and Levy report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has shown a 6.6 per cent rise in the number of apprenticeships started in the 2018/19 academic year, compared with the previous year. This comes as wage growth in the UK reached its highest rate since 2008. The …

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MTC apprentice makes top 50 women engineers list

A second year apprentice training with the Coventry-based Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre has been named as one of the top 50 women in engineering in the UK. Melissa Chigubu, who only came to the UK from her native Zimbabwe seven years ago, has been given the accolade by the Women’s …

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Manufacturing Technology Centre looks to recruit engineers of the future

The pioneering Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry is inviting the engineers of the future to look at apprenticeship opportunities available in its Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre, as it looks to recruit nearly 100 new apprentices this year. The AMTC, on the MTC campus at Ansty Park, is making a significant …

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MTC apprentices ready to boost manufacturers

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre is looking for partner employers to take advantage of the centre’s highly-acclaimed apprentice training scheme by employing a work-ready apprentice. The MTC is offering manufacturers the chance to recruit young engineers and technicians who have already completed advanced elements of the MTC’s apprenticeship programme and …

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