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New Apprenticeship levy launched

Published: 06/04/2017

A new Apprenticeship levy has been launched as part of a skills shake up. It is designed to encourage employers to invest in high-quality Apprenticeships …

Semta Skills Awards celebrate best in Britain’s engineering

Semta Skills Awards celebrate best in Britain’s engineering

Published: 23/03/2017

Winners of the Semta Skills Awards were announced across nine categories, including 23-year-old engineer Philippa Dressler-Pearson who scooped the overall Best of British Engineering award …

Engineering Council supports tenth National Apprenticeship Week

Engineering Council supports tenth National Apprenticeship Week

Published: 06/03/2017

The Engineering Council has launched a special web page to support the tenth National Apprenticeship Week (#NAW17), which runs from 6 to 10 March 2017 …

Employers to turn out for the Apprentice Engineer Show

Employers to turn out for the Apprentice Engineer Show

Published: 21/02/2017

UK engineering businesses will be exhibiting at the 2017 Apprentice Engineer Show on 25 October at the Derby Roundhouse, Derby. Tickets to the event are free …

Engineering Council supports tenth National Apprenticeship Week

Engineering Council supports tenth National Apprenticeship Week

Published: 20/02/2017

The tenth National Apprenticeship Week (#NAW17) runs from 6 to 10 March 2017. The Engineering Council will launch a special web page in support of this year's activities …

Shakir Tahir IEng MIET

Shakir Tahir IEng MIET

Published: 13/02/2017

"The responsibilities that come with the title have made me a better engineer. It has changed my approach to decision-making, knowing that I must abide by a professional code of conduct, sanctioned by the profession" …

Call for professionals to join Technical Education Panels

Call for professionals to join Technical Education Panels

Published: 27/01/2017

The Department for Education has launched a recruitment drive for industry professionals to help transform the post 16 technical education system …

Finalists for Semta Skills Awards announced

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 …