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Degree apprenticeships – update from the Office for Students

Published: 19/03/2019

A new report from the Office for Students (OfS) reflects on progress around degree apprenticeships up to the 2017-18 academic year. …

National Apprenticeship Week 2019

National Apprenticeship Week 2019

Published: 04/03/2019

National Apprenticeship Week takes place from 4-8 March and celebrates apprentices and how, by enabling you to earn and learn, an apprenticeship can open up possibilities for your career. …

Shaping the future of engineering

Shaping the future of engineering

Published: 08/05/2018

The Engineering Council takes an active interest in developments in national education and skills policies …

Engineering Council to provide External Quality Assurance for apprenticeships

Engineering Council to provide External Quality Assurance for apprenticeships

Published: 02/01/2018

From 2 January 2018, employers will be able to nominate the Engineering Council as the provider of quality assurance for apprenticeships. …

New toolkit to help recruit more women into engineering apprenticeships

New toolkit to help recruit more women into engineering apprenticeships

Published: 30/06/2017

Three engineering organisations have worked together to create a toolkit to help businesses recruit more women and girls into the sector through apprenticeships …

Bursary supports education and training of engineers who have faced obstacles

Bursary supports education and training of engineers who have faced obstacles

Published: 25/05/2017

For the second year a bursary scheme will give successful applicants up to £4,000 to support their education and training …

Engineering profession embraces Apprenticeships

Engineering profession embraces Apprenticeships

Published: 24/04/2017

The engineering profession has been working to ensure that apprentices in this sector gain the skills that employers need through high quality Apprenticeships …

Institution paper summarises initiatives impacting engineering education and skills

Institution paper summarises initiatives impacting engineering education and skills

Published: 11/04/2017

A new report summarises the key features of recent government initiatives which will impact engineering the education and skills systems in England …

New Apprenticeship levy launched

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 of British engineering

Semta Skills Awards celebrate best of British 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 …