Find out more about support available for employers and how careers advisers in schools are working with young people to make them more aware of the opportunities available in manufacturing by joining us for this online event taking place as part of the Leeds Manufacturing Festival.
• Simon Hewitson Employment and Skills Manager, Leeds City Council
• Louise Wood Employment and Skills Manager, Leeds City Council
• James Whybrow Associate Director RSM
• Anne Powley Careers Enrichment & Engagement Leader, Roundhay School
• Cath Black, Sound Leisure and Graeme Hall, Brandon Medical
Leeds Welding Company plays host to a group of 30 Year 10 students from UTC Leeds hosting a series of factory tours over three days. As part of its support for the college and the Leeds Manufacturing Festival, engineering firm LWC has donated a substantial metal stocks to the UTC to help their engineering students with projects and will also be hosting a week-long work placement for one of the college’s engineering students.
Meet some of the team behind the Leeds Manufacturing Festival when business coach Bill Squires interviews members of the Leeds Manufacturing Alliance steering group about the benefits of joining the alliance and being involved with the festival. The online interview will be broadcast online via the LMF website and Linked In group, with contributions from, managing directors Tracey Dawson of Daletech Electronics, Chris Black of Sound Leisure, Ben Wilson of MPM Ltd, Graham Cooper of Systems Excellence, together with David Baggaley representing the LEP Growth Service and Leeds City Council’s economic development team and Mark Goldstone from West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce.