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Consultation launches on external quality assurance changes - deadline extended

Published: 04/03/2020

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) is gathering views on proposals for all EQA to be delivered by Ofqual and the Office for Students (OfS). …

Engineering Council joins register of EQA providers

Engineering Council joins register of EQA providers

Published: 25/02/2020

The Engineering Council is pleased to have been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) as an External Quality Assurance (EQA) provider …

Public consultation opens on apprenticeships in engineering and manufacturing

Public consultation opens on apprenticeships in engineering and manufacturing

Published: 23/10/2019

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) has launched a public consultation on apprenticeships. The consultation forms part of a larger, wide-ranging Route Review into technical education in the sector. This will examine apprenticeship standards on the Engineering and Manufacturing Route, as well as the fifty-nine apprenticeships which come under this grouping. …

More young engineers profiled in #ThisIsEngineering campaign to challenge perceptions of profession

More young engineers profiled in #ThisIsEngineering campaign to challenge perceptions of profession

Published: 11/09/2018

A new season of films launched features seven young engineers working in a range of industries …

Professionally registered engineers report higher earnings

Professionally registered engineers report higher earnings

Published: 13/07/2018

Average salaries are higher among professionally registered engineers in all areas of industry …

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. …

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 …

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 …

Free recruitment fair for engineering and construction professionals

Free recruitment fair for engineering and construction professionals

Published: 20/03/2017

The National Engineering and Construction Recruitment Exhibition is taking place from 31 March and 1 April at the NEC in Birmingham …

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 …

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 …