HVM Catapult joins forces with DfE on addressing future skills gaps in manufacturing

The High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult, of which the AMRC and Nuclear AMRC are a part, has been appointed by the Department for Education (DfE) to lead the pilot scheme which will start in March 2021.

In January, the government announced its Skills for Jobs White Paper which set out plans to transform the future of further and technical education in England. This included looking at how to support more people to study more flexibly and to gain the skills that employers need in the future. The project will support this work by using the technological and industrial know-how of the HVM Catapult to understand the future skills needed for UK manufacturing.

The AMRC Training Centre sits alongside the AMRC and Nuclear AMRC in South Yorkshire. In March, it was recognised as ‘the centre of excellence for engineering and manufacturing apprenticeships’ as it was named training partner of the year by industry leaders at the Enginuity Skills Awards…Read more