• 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


Led by employers, our job is to transform the skills and productivity of the people who power our engineering and advanced manufacturing technologies sectors, enabling UK industry to compete on the global stage. We bring together employers and education to focus action on skills.

Our sectors

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Semta is responsible for engineering skills for the future of the UK’s most advanced sectors – engineering and manufacturing technologies.  These sectors are the powerhouse of the economy and their skills and productivity are fundamental to UK recovery and future prosperity.

Semta represents 145,800 companies with a 1.66 million-strong workforce that generates annual revenues of £321 billion for the UK economy.

Our sectors are:

  • aerospace and defense
  • automotive
  • composites
  • electrical
  • electronics
  • marine
  • metals
  • mechanical
  • rail
  • space



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