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Finalists for Semta Skills Awards announced

Published: 12/01/2017

Talented engineers and innovative companies have been whittled down to 27 finalists for the 2017 Semta Skills Awards …

Institute for Apprenticeships invites applications for Route Panel Chairs

Institute for Apprenticeships invites applications for Route Panel Chairs

Published: 24/11/2016

The Department of Education is looking for applicants to be part of the new Institute for Apprenticeships, which from April 2017 will aim to put businesses at the heart of the decision-making process …

Final weeks to enter Semta Skills Awards

Final weeks to enter Semta Skills Awards

Published: 15/11/2016

Nominations for the Semta Skills Awards, which celebrate the Best of British engineering, will close on Wednesday 30 November 2016 …

Register of Apprenticeship training providers

Register of Apprenticeship training providers

Published: 09/11/2016

The Skills Funding Agency has opened a register of Apprenticeship training providers. Any providers looking to deliver Apprenticeships from May 2017 are required to successfully complete the process by 25 November 2016 …

The UK’s first Transport Planning Apprenticeship has been launched

The UK’s first Transport Planning Apprenticeship has been launched

Published: 20/10/2016

A new Transport Planning Technician (TPT) Apprenticeship has been launched. It has been designed specifically to meet the changing needs of employers, learners and education providers …

EPC publishes Degree Apprenticeship toolkit

EPC publishes Degree Apprenticeship toolkit

Published: 23/08/2016

The Engineering Professors’ Council (EPC), the representative body for engineering in higher education, has published a Degree Apprenticeship toolkit aimed at universities …

Tomorrow's Engineers Week

Tomorrow's Engineers Week

Published: 26/07/2016

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, which runs from 7 to 11 November 2016, shines a spotlight on engineering careers in a way that young people, and particularly girls, may have never considered before …

First Trailblazer apprentices graduate at House of Commons ceremony

First Trailblazer apprentices graduate at House of Commons ceremony

Published: 18/07/2016

The first apprentices following the new employer designed Trailblazer Apprenticeship standard have graduated at an event in the House of Commons …

EPC working group on Work Based Learning

EPC working group on Work Based Learning

Published: 15/06/2016

An Engineering Professors Council (EPC) working group is looking at developing an online resource for engineering teaching staff to provide information about Degree Apprenticeships. …

Deadline approaching for IET Awards

Deadline approaching for IET Awards

Published: 17/05/2016

The deadline to receive nominations for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Apprentice and Technician of the Year Awards is 27 May 2016. …

EngTechs talk about their Apprenticeship experiences

EngTechs talk about their Apprenticeship experiences

Published: 22/04/2016

In the spirit of National Apprenticeship Week earlier this year, the Engineering Council has been speaking to several former apprentices about their respective experiences and their journey to becoming professionally registered as Engineering Technicians (EngTech). …