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Only 11 Per Cent of Higher Engineering Apprentices Are Female

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Only 11 Per Cent of Higher Engineering Apprentices Are Female – why is this? Is it because females are not studying STEM subjects above Level 2? Is it because they think engineering is a male job role or is that they don’t think women should be involved in weapons development? Reading the article on challenging stereotypes around the defence sector ... Read More »

Ryan Yasin wins prestigious James Dyson Award

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You’ll grow into it – 24 year-old ex- aeronautical engineering student and designer Ryan Yasin wins the prestigious James Dyson Award after he invents outfits that grow, fitting children aged six-months to three years old. What inspired Ryan’s invention? Well he noticed how quickly his nephew grew out of the clothing gifts that he gave him and decided to do ... Read More »

Most Popular Apprenticeships In England Last Year

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What were the most popular apprenticeships in England last year, where were they and who did them? The greatest number of people who started an apprenticeship in 2015 / 16 was in the North West of England, where there were 80,820  apprentice starts. This amounts to 16 per cent of the total starts for the year. Obviously the North West ... Read More »

The Path To Becoming A Software Engineer

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Emma Portman, Test and Training Manager at global engineering technologies company Renishaw, talks to us about the path to becoming a software engineer. According to a recent report, around 50 per cent of candidates have applied for a job that they are not qualified to do. To be considered for a position, candidates are encouraged to have experience from a ... Read More »

Studies And Soft Skills For A Career As A Software Engineer

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Emma Portman, Test and Training Manager at global engineering technologies company Renishaw, explains the studies and soft skills needed for a career as a software engineer. Studies for software engineering When students first consider software engineering as a career path, it is important to choose courses that suit the preferred software roles. Choosing subjects based around science and maths can ... Read More »

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