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Manufacturing apprenticeships offer routes to top jobs
08 October 2019

Manufacturing apprenticeships offer routes to top jobs

More than 1,000 Leeds students from 40 schools joined online with an audience of young people at specialist engineering and manufacturing college...

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Call for action on apprenticeship levy transfer
06 October 2019

Call for action on apprenticeship levy transfer

Employers are calling for action to retain unspent apprenticeship levy in the region and make the most of the option to transfer levy funding...

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Live event will address engineering and manufacturing skills shortage
01 October 2019

Live event will address engineering and manufacturing skills shortage

Manufacturing employers and young people from across Leeds will come together at a live event this week to address the chronic skills shortage...

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Sound Leisure pairs with Leeds Manufacturing Festival to launch apprenticeship scheme
25 September 2019

Sound Leisure pairs with Leeds Manufacturing Festival to launch apprenticeship scheme

Leeds-based jukebox manufacturer Sound Leisure has launched a new apprenticeship scheme with the appointment of its first two apprentices.

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Charter to help young people move from learning to earning
20 September 2019

Charter to help young people move from learning to earning

Launch event for Leeds Careers Charter at Leeds Art Gallery An online and interactive careers guidance platform has been launched for young people...

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Showcase events highlight career opportunities in manufacturing
17 September 2019

Showcase events highlight career opportunities in manufacturing

Leeds Manufacturing Festival moves up a gear from the beginning of October in a bid to raise awareness of the diverse opportunities that careers in...

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Join us at Leeds Manufacturing Festival LIVE on 4 October
16 September 2019

Join us at Leeds Manufacturing Festival LIVE on 4 October

Join us at Leeds Manufacturing Festival LIVE on 4 October 2019 for a unique Q&A event with a panel of local industry leaders and young people...

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New firms sign up as momentum builds for 2019 festival
29 July 2019

New firms sign up as momentum builds for 2019 festival

This year's Leeds Manufacturing Festival is well on course to achieving the ambitious target of reaching 10,000 school students

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