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Where and How Can Industry Step Up to Find Solutions for Filling the Skills Gaps?

06 Jun 2024
The Manufacturing Insights Theatre

Industry is experiencing increasingly challenging skills shortages. Join this session to hear about practical ways in which you can develop relationships with future recruits and build the skills of your future workforce. We’ll be looking at different approaches that would suit all sizes of organisation and sharing ideas for where you can get practical support for delivery from. 

There will be an opportunity to find out about  

  • Engaging with schools 

  • Offering work experience 

  • T levels 

  • Apprenticeships 

  • How you can work with local training providers to support your skills needs 

Hilary Leevers, CEO - Engineering UK
David Gaughan, Head of Employer Services - West Midlands Combined Authority
Rosa Wells, FE Principal and Dean for Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths - University College Birmingham