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Engineering Talent

Engineering Talent

Engineering Talent

Engineering Talent is a new platform, based on the principles of retaining and training talent, which has been specifically designed to support those who want to work in the engineering and manufacturing industries. The platform is built from three perspectives, that of the employer, the training/education provider and the individual seeking to showcase their talent.

July 10, 2019

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Policy and intelligence

Policy and intelligence

Tomorrow’s Robots: From AI to EI

Take a look at the ways that robotic technology has already become a part of our day to day lives, and find out what might lie ahead in the future.

July 20, 2019

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Policy and Intelligence

Policy and Intelligence

Will a Robot Take Your Job?

The future of work is a topic discussed openly and widely. Given the advancements in robots and AI/EI development - what are the chances that when you go for your next promotion you’ll be competing against a ‘robot’?

July 29, 2019

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Our partnerships

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Our partnerships

Semta are proud of their partnerships with engineering and advanced manufacturing employers. This is reflected in the Group’s work with government and other key stakeholders, but we also look to celebrate new innovations and talented people who are entering the sector. Recently we were asked to be the sponsors of the innovation category at the prestigious Telegraph awards.

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Winners of the 2019 Innovation Challenge

The winning strawberry-picking robot promises to bring efficiencies to the UK’s £600m plus strawberry market and could be adapted for use in rubbish collection. We’re delighted to award Tze Liang Chee and Nikolay Momchev of Edinburgh University for their innovative solution.

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Semta Skills Awards

Recognising talent in the engineering and manufacturing sector.

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Semta Skills Awards

Recognising talent in the engineering and manufacturing sector.

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Our customers

Career Pathways

Semta is help to help you discover your route into the Engineering and Manufacturing sector.

Careers advice

Careers advice

When considering your future career path in the engineering and advanced manufacturing sector, Semta believe it is important to think through all your options and seek impartial advice from an independent source if you need it. Speak to a careers adviser at your school, college, university or job centre, or get in touch with the National Careers Service, which provides young people and adults with information, advice and guidance about careers.

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Graduate opportunities

Graduate opportunities

A graduate role is your opportunity to kick start your career and begin shaping your future in the world of engineering and manufacturing. If you’re a recent graduate, professional registration will be an important next step on your career ladder. The first stage in becoming registered is to join a professional engineering institution.

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Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship offers you the opportunity to earn while you learn through a combination of on-the-job training and learning. Highly valued by the sector, there are currently over 10,000 engineering and manufacturing employers offering apprenticeship opportunities across the UK. Apprenticeships also offer great prospects for employment. According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), the latest stats reveal that 90% of people who have been through apprenticeships are employed compared to 87.5% of graduates.

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Work experience

Work experience

Knowledge and experience are pivotal to your success in the sector. Whether your interests lie in sound engineering in the music industry, developing new green technologies, creating software or even designing buildings - STEM industries offer a huge range of work experience options to pave your career path. Work experience gives you the opportunity to see what these industries are really like to work in. It also demonstrates your proactivity, drive and determination to future employers.

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Traineeships

Traineeships

A traineeship is a course specifically designed to include work experience elements to adequately prepare you for work or an apprenticeship. They can last up to 6 months and, if required, offer assistance with English and Maths. You can apply if you are; eligible to work in England, unemployed and have little or no work experience, aged 16 to 24 and qualified below Level 3. You won’t be paid, but you may be given expenses for things like travel and meals.

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