• POLICY AND INTELLIGENCE ... Work with us in our drive to make the engineering and advanced manufacturing sectors a UK priority
  • CAREERS PATHWAYS ... Picture Yourself Here: explore the opportunities in the UK's most advanced sectors from Apprenticeships to professional development
  • STANDARDS, QUALIFICATIONS AND FRAMEWORKS ... Your one stop shop for essential resources and information for delivering engineering, science and technology skills
  • SKILLS SOLUTIONS ... Maximise your people, skills and productivity: how Semta can help
  • SEMTA APPRENTICESHIP SERVICE ... A one-stop employer solution for recruiting, developing and mentoring talented apprentices


For all media enquiries, please contact Dawn Hirst, marketing@semta.org.uk or call 0845 643 9001.

Apprenticeship Levy – Scottish Employers’ Views Sought

Semta is now surveying Scottish-based employers to find out how the apprenticeship levy has affected their recruitment and training plans, and what they think of the Scottish government’s approach to apprenticeship funding. 

We’d really appreciate your feedback. Please could you take the time to complete the survey. It should take no longer than 15 minutes to complete.

Click here to complete the survey.

Women and Diversity Manufacturing Summit

21st June, Exhibition Centre Liverpool

WDS-MPUSemta is supporting the Summit, brought to you by The Manufacturer, with Steph Oerton our HR Adviser leading one of the discussion groups

At the event, manufacturers will be talking about increasing British industry’s share of the UK talent pool – by boosting participation from women and minority groups in the manufacturing workforce. They’ll also be considering whether UK manufacturing has a problem with women and diversity – or whether it’s the other way round.

Register today and use code ‘SEMTA-100’ to get £100 off the ticket price. To find out more and register go to: www.women-manufacturing.uk

Help to Shape the Future Skills of the Automotive Sector in the West Midlands

wmca and semtaWest Midlands Combined Authority, supported by Semta, is developing a Skills Action Plan for the automotive sector in the region and we need support from local employers. 

We are gathering information on the skills and recruitment challenges that automotive supply chain employers in the region face, so that we can develop the plan collaboratively and deliver solutions that work for industry, our talent pool and the local economy.

We would like to invite employers in the region to share your views on apprenticeships, hard to fill vacancies and skills that the sector needs through a short online survey. The success of the skills plan is dependent on the willingness of employers to particiapte. 

It only takes 15 minutes to complete and if you participate, you will also have the option of taking part in a short follow up telephone interview, to provide more detail on your answers.

You can click here to complete the survey online. We are encouraging responses to the survey until Friday 23rd March 2018

If you have any queries please contact marketing@semta.org.uk or call 0845 643 9001.



OTLA Engineering CPD Events February - April 2018

Since March 2017, the Association of Colleges, in partnership with emfec, have been managing development projects lead by post-16 training providers across the sector. Several of the projects have focused on the engineering technical route looking at how the curriculum, employer involvement in course planning and innovative delivery can deliver outstanding provision for all students in technical education.

The Outstanding Teaching Learning and Assessment (OTLA) Technical Skills programme is a national programme to enhance teaching, learning and assessment.

Read more ...