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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 helps manufacturer to re-shore components

A Midlands supplier of commercial vehicle engineering and industrial hardware is re-shoring component production from China with the help of experts from the Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre. Bloxwich-based Albert Jagger Engineering, which has been producing metal components for more than 70 years, has already re-shored production of almost a quarter …

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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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Manufacturing post-Covid 19: A window of opportunity

In this article, Dr Clive Hickman, CEO of the Manufacturing Technology Centre and head of the Midlands Manufacturing Resilience Commission, discusses resilience in the face of COVID-19 and calls on the manufacturing sector to build on its strengths, its skills, and its heritage… “For centuries the Midlands has been at …

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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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MTC offers MBA for manufacturing industry leaders

Manufacturing Technology Centre Training has collaborated with Aston Business School to provide an MBA degree tailored for the development of leaders in manufacturing organisations of all sizes and sectors. The Management of Manufacturing MBA degree apprenticeship is delivered over two years, helping learners accommodate full-time work and personal responsibilities while …

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MTC launches graduate development programme

The award-winning Manufacturing Training Centre Training is launching a range of development programmes designed to accelerate practical experience in a commercial manufacturing environment. The new Graduate Boot Camps rapidly equip manufacturing graduates, technicians, engineers and managers with the practical tools, skills and understanding to empower them to make a positive …

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MTC demonstrates first electronics smart factory

A team of Industry 4.0 specialists at the Manufacturing Technology Centre is developing Europe’s first smart factory demonstrator for the manufacture of electronics assemblies, helping manufacturers go digital, transforming their businesses and meeting the demands of an increasingly challenging market. The MTC’s digital engineering experts are working with key vendors …

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MTC and LCRCA launch Digital Manufacturing Accelerator

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is launching a new initiative in partnership with the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority aimed at encouraging advanced manufacturing in the region and providing high value jobs. Based at the MTC in the heart of Liverpool, the Digital Manufacturing Accelerator project brings together world-leading manufacturing research …

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MTC chief executive to head new Manufacturing Resilience Commission

Manufacturing Technology Centre Chief Executive Dr Clive Hickman has been appointed to head a new body aimed at leading the resurgence of manufacturing industry in the Midlands. The Midlands Manufacturing Resilience Commission, to be known as M2R, will review the Midlands’ manufacturing landscape post-Covid, contribute to the creation of a …

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