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How IfATE is supporting the Government’s climate change agenda

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two wind farm engineers using a builder's level to plan out the expansion of the wind farm site. they are wearing orange high visibility jackets and blue hard hats. One is male , one is female. In the foreground the female is looking through the level whilst the male engineer is approaching .In the background wind turbines can be seen across the landscape.

Technical education and apprenticeships are important in both retraining the current workforce and equipping young people with the skills required for the transition to net zero. We’ve been working hard to support the Government’s climate change agenda. We already have …

External Quality Assurance: Thanks for a job well done

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The introduction of end-point assessment (EPA) for apprenticeships has been essential to driving up quality, meeting the aspirations of employers, and boosting public confidence in the programme. External Quality Assurance (EQA) is the system for making sure the assessments are …

Greening the UK economy - Green apprenticeship advisory panel’s advice to trailblazers begins

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The Institute has worked closely with the green apprenticeship advisory panel and the wider green community to review current apprenticeships against the National Green Jobs Taskforce Report and recommend to trailblazers where their products map to the needs of the …

Automotive apprentice working towards an electric and more sustainable future

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As we move towards the end of COP26, we highlight the work of Luke Kwan, a product design and development apprentice. The work on his level 6 apprenticeship at Jaguar Land Rover involves moving away from fossil fuels towards electric vehicles. His apprenticeship …

Importance of creative industries and apprenticeships

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An introduction from Vic Wade and Kath Geraghty- the creative and design route panel chairs The creative industries are hugely important to the country with most people engaging with them daily through the media they consume, the clothing they wear, …