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ICME Presents Company’s Best Technical Student Award!

  ICME are proud to announce that FTSL Apprentice Richard Jowitt MICME has been awarded The Ironmongers Company Best Technical Student Award for 2021. This award is sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Ironmongers and consists of an engraved medal and a cheque for £250.  Richard received his cheque from FTSL Tutor, Albert Anderson. Richard

By |2021-12-08T10:49:09+00:00December 2nd, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News, Training News|Comments Off on ICME Presents Company’s Best Technical Student Award!

ICME is thrilled to announce a new suite of leadership & management courses for the industry

ICME is thrilled to announce a new suite of leadership & management courses for the industry, being offered in collaboration with The Cast Metals Federation.  The development of current and future leaders for the casting and foundry industry, and its supply chain, is crucial.  Nurturing our employees is the key to the future development of

By |2021-11-24T11:38:46+00:00November 10th, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News, Training News|Comments Off on ICME is thrilled to announce a new suite of leadership & management courses for the industry

MAKE UK AND NEXT GEN MAKERS LAUNCH INNOVATIVE ENGINEERING APPRENTICESHIPS EMPLOYERS KITEMARK

Make UK has partnered with support platform Next Gen Makers to develop a ground-breaking Engineering Apprenticeships Employer Kitemark, which will recognise companies who achieve a best practice benchmark, and thus endorse them as an exemplary employer of apprentices. Launched on National Manufacturing Day (October 1st), the kitemark will be available to companies that are part

By |2021-09-30T13:37:11+01:00September 30th, 2021|Industry News, Training News|Comments Off on MAKE UK AND NEXT GEN MAKERS LAUNCH INNOVATIVE ENGINEERING APPRENTICESHIPS EMPLOYERS KITEMARK

ICME – Apprenticeship fact file

ICME - Apprenticeship fact file If you are considering taking on a foundry, casting or patternmaking apprentice then here are some useful contacts and some general information for you. 1. Iain Cole is from Dudley College and he is the person who would help with the apprentice job specification and advertising the role, as well

By |2021-09-13T16:01:54+01:00August 4th, 2021|Training News|Comments Off on ICME – Apprenticeship fact file

Transferring unused apprenticeship funds to other employers

Are you a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) thinking about taking on an apprentice but not sure if you can afford the training costs? This is a great opportunity for SME's to explore transferring of Levy funds to drive their talent forward with apprenticeship training. How transferring funds works Employers who pay the apprenticeship levy

By |2021-05-12T11:03:12+01:00May 12th, 2021|ICME General News, Training News|Comments Off on Transferring unused apprenticeship funds to other employers

Die Casting Technician Shortages – how new training programme offers help!

The long-term global demand for die cast parts, of all types and sizes, continues on an upward trend with more and more parts being re-designed for diecasting. The much talked about ‘circular’ economy and the move away from plastics to more recyclable, natural materials such as die cast alloys is also driving that demand. This

By |2021-04-30T10:02:40+01:00April 30th, 2021|Industry News, Training News|Comments Off on Die Casting Technician Shortages – how new training programme offers help!

Foundry Training Services are back

Foundry Training Services are back delivering to the industry in their centre post COVID and are eager to support the industry. If you or a your team wish to join or gain further information on the Short, Bite Size, Apprenticeship or Bespoke Courses contact info@foundrytrainingservices.co.uk or call 0121 752 1814

By |2021-02-02T11:10:51+00:00September 10th, 2020|Training News|0 Comments

Rebuilding Training for the Casting Sector

July’s issue of Engineering Capacity magazine features the new National Foundry Training Centre. The centre, based in the Midlands but for the whole of the UK industry, has been built to enable practical training for apprentices and to upskill those already in the casting sector, and is the only dedicated foundry training facility in

By |2021-02-02T11:12:26+00:00August 18th, 2020|Industry News, Training News|0 Comments
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