Industry calls for Apprenticeship Levy payers to be able to fund wider skills training from their Levy cash

Britain’s manufacturers are calling for an urgent rethink to Government’s Apprenticeship Levy to make access to funding more flexible so that industry can develop the essential skills of the future. The call comes on the back of Make UK’s report An Unlevy Playing Field for Manufacturers, which reveals that 95% …

Make UK holds game changing manufacturing festival to inspire future generation

One day programme for 16-24 year olds to develop creators, innovators and makers of the future Aspiring young engineers and apprentices will have the opportunity to learn from their peers and explore topics ranging from artificial intelligence to how they can help solve ecological concerns at an exciting one day …

Automation and digital advances to create better jobs in UK manufacturing

But low-skilled workers need retraining into better roles to avoid job losses A third of UK manufacturers expect some low skilled jobs to be lost over the next five years as a result of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and digital technologies. But over half of companies (54%) say they will up-skill …

Petroc celebrates multi-million pound collaborative bid success for new Institute of Technology.

Petroc celebrates multi-million pound collaborative bid success for new Institute of Technology for the South West. A multi-million pound bid to revolutionise digital, engineering and manufacturing technology education across the South West has been successful, it has been announced. The new Institute of Technology will establish a range of new …