Six Colleges to help inspire next generation of makers

by | Jan 27, 2020 | Good news | 0 comments

Six of the regions FE Colleges are set to lead the charge in inspiring the next generation of makers as part of the Next Gen Makers Engineering Careers Prospectus 2020.

City of Wolverhampton College, Dudley College, Walsall College, BMET College, Halesowen College and Sandwell College will all be sponsoring regions of the Engineering Careers Prospectus 2020 and profiling their Apprenticeship and Full-Time course offerings as a result.

The Colleges will be joined by a wealth of local manufacturing firms and other training providers such as Make UK and In-Comm Training, who are also set to be profiled as part of an innovative solution to provide a comprehensive and inspiring Engineering specific careers resource for schools.

The Engineering Careers Prospectus 2020 aims to inspire more young people to consider a career in Engineering & Manufacturing by raising awareness of what a career in the sector could look like for them, promoting the wide variety of potential employers in the region and also promoting places to learn and develop Engineering skills.

Set to launch in March 2020 as an online resource supported by a printed counterpart, the Next Gen Makers Engineering Careers Prospectus 2020 covers 6 regions in total: Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall/Cannock, Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Redditch/Bromsgrove. It will be supported by promotional events in schools across these regions on a rolling 12 monthly basis by Next Gen Makers.