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How the training landscape has changed for manufacturing and cast metal industry companies

By BCBF19 (other events)

Thursday, May 23 2019 2:00 PM 4:00 PM
 
ABOUT ABOUT

Manufacturing is still at the heart of the UK with 8% of jobs, 2.7 million in total, £186 billion of economic output, or 10% of the UK total, 44% of UK exports, worth £274 billion. Building upon the proud industrial heritage of the Black Country, the Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) is an employer led training facility providing an innovative solution to the high value manufacturing training needs of the sector.

Due to the highly skilled nature of the sector there has always been difficulty in developing and attracting new talent to the industry, this workshop will help to provide companies with realistic training options for their staff, as well as learning how best to attract new talent to their workforce.

The event is open to all Manufacturing and cast metal industry companies.

The audience will learn about:

• The importance of developing your existing workforce

• Acquiring new talent to sustain your business

• New apprenticeship training programmes developed for the manufacturing and cast metal industry

• Walkthrough of how to use the apprenticeship levy before it expires

• Tour of the National Foundry Training Centre

Attendees will gain techniques and opportunities available to develop their existing workforce rntechniques and opportunities of how to acquire new talent to their workforce.

Agenda:

• 02:00pm:  Registration and refreshments

• 02:30pm: The importance of developing your existing workforce

• How to acquire new talent to sustain your business

• New apprenticeship training programmes developed for the manufacturing and cast metal industry

•  Walkthrough of how to use the apprenticeship levy before it expires

• 3:45pm: Tour of the National Foundry Training Centre

• 4:00pm: Further networking opportunities

Speaker:

Ian Fitzpatrick Chief Executive - Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills

Mailing Address

Creative Industries Centre, University of Wolverhampton Science Park, Glaishier Drive, Wolverhampton, WV10 9TG