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20 Jul 2012
Six organisations leading the way in preparing for the Green Deal scheme are to share their knowledge with the wider industry. The bodies have been selected as ‘Green Deal skills exemplars’ by the Green Deal Skills Alliance (GDSA), a collaboration of three built environment sector skills councils: Asset Skills, CITB-ConstructionSkills and SummitSkills.
17 Jul 2012
The Institute of Employability Professionals (IEP), a new organisation dedicated to improving the take-up of training and qualifications by individuals working in the employment services industry, has today been officially launched at the Welfare to Work Convention in Birmingham
9 Jul 2012
Sheffield Hallam University has been named as the successful university to partner the UK food and drink industry in the development of the country’s first dedicated food and drink engineering degree
4 Jul 2012
A businesswoman from Rotherham who sold her home to launch a multi-million pound company has won one of twelve prestigious awards which celebrate trailblazing and pioneering women.
22 Jun 2012
• Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP launches scheme to boost UK’s engineering skills
• JLR pioneer new education scheme to be rolled out by Semta
• Thousands of UK engineers will be offered Master’s Degree module places
12 Jun 2012
A free event for Local Enterprise Partnerships, Local Authorities, colleges, training providers and other Local Labour Market Intelligence users at the QEII Centre, Westminster, Central London, 10.00-13.00 on 4th July
23 May 2012
On May 10th John Hayes MP, Minister of State for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills awarded 17 employees of Thorntons PLC with the Improve Proficiency Apprenticeship in Food Manufacturing Excellence (FME) qualification, Level 3. They are the first people in England and Wales to have achieved this.
4 Apr 2012
Minister for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning John Hayes MP launched five Asian & Oriental Centres of Excellence on 27th March 2012. This long-term initiative, set up by People 1st and championed by the Hospitality Guild, will train unemployed people to become skilled chefs.
28 Mar 2012
Employers are invited to the ‘Work Experience: a new approach’ event on 19th April to find out about new work to understand the value of work experience and how it can best be delivered
22 Feb 2012
Latest figures from e-skills UK show that 100% of Information Technology Management for Business (ITMB) students find employment, or go on to further study, within 6 months of graduation.