A new labour market report on the electrotechnical industry has estimated that between 12,500 and 15,000 additional skilled electricians will be needed over the next five years to accommodate forecasted growth.
Morrison Utility Services (MUS) has received the Youth Friendly Employer charter from Youth Employment UK.
In support of Learning at Work Week (13 – 19 May), Emma Segelov, EMEA marketing operations manager for MK Electric, highlights the benefits having an apprentice can bring to a business.
A new strategy to help steer engineering construction companies through a critical time for the industry has been launched by government skills body, the ECITB.
ABB has won 'Contribution to Skills and Training' at the annual Motion Control Industry (MCI) awards, held in Birmingham in May.
Schneider Electric visited students at Uxbridge College to talk about life in the industry and gift them with a variety of products to support their training.
Midlands primary school pupils have been challenged with designing and building vehicles, with support from engineers at Schneider Electric.
In light of the latest power outage across the UK, specialist energy recruiter, Samuel Knight International, has highlighted the growing sense of urgency to address the skills gap across electrical engineering and remote outage.
Siemens has launched a new undergraduate sponsorship programme to encourage the next generation of engineering and tech talent.
Channel 4 News presenter Cathy Newman is set to host an SOE Women in Engineering event in London this November.
Andrew Murphy, managing director at Boss Training, takes a closer look at the potential UK worker crisis following Brexit, and highlights some of steps to minimise the disruption to businesses.
Engineering construction companies have backed an increase in the ECITB levy alongside a new three-year skills plan.
Alan Wilson, managing director of industry body, SELECT, looks at how the electrical industry in Scotland is managing changing demographics and the continued issues surrounding the skills gap.
Cable cleat manufacturer Ellis Patents is helping to develop young careers in Ryedale by taking on two apprentices to work in key areas of the business.
JTL has launched its #lovemyJTLtoolkit competition, giving one electrical and one MES learner the opportunity to win a prize worth over £1,000.
Electrical accessories, tools and testing specialist Ideal Industries has developed a partnership with Warrington & Vale Royal College as part of a planned outreach programme with the further education sector in the UK.
The first stage of this year's Electrical Apprentice of the Year competition has now come to a close.
The Engineering Brand Monitor, an annual survey carried out by EngineeringUK, has revealed that the proportion of 16 to 19-year-olds who would consider a career in engineering increasing significantly since 2016 (45% compared with 37%).
The need for more young people to join the electrical industry in Scotland has never been greater – and those who do so will have an “opportunity for life”, SELECT managing director Alan Wilson has said.
The ECITB has announced a £5 million programme to support leadership and management training for graduates embarking on engineering construction careers.
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