Employers driving skills for UK growth

Employers driving skills for UK growth

The Skills Partnership for the science industries

The Skills Partnership for the science industries

Securing the future of the UK science economy

Securing the future of the UK science economy

Member Benefits & Services


In becoming a member you will be joining with other employers to have a powerful voice to ensure a better deal and value from the skills system, including access to funding at a national and local level, a quality assured provider network, solutions to your skills challenges and signposting to quality assured skills solutions. You can influence skills initiatives including shaping and getting what you need from the introduction of the apprenticeship levy. 

SIP Members will also get priority access to a range of skills services provided through Cogent Skills. A dedicated Member Manager will advise and work with individual member companies to maximise value to employers from these available services. These services have been designed to free up employer internal resources, provide increased value and be delivered at member rates. Every type of organisation in the science industries can become a SIP member.

To find out more contact kate.hutchins@cogentskills.com. Tel: 01925 515 220.

 

 Product Discounted Rates 

Skills Health Check
The free Skills Health Check is designed as a dialogue for the employer and Cogent Skills Services to establish the overall training and skills requirements of an organisation. It is the first step for an employer to identify their skills and competence needs and will help to ensure that you have all the systems and processes in place to comply with any regulatory requirements associated with people and competence. 

 Free

Apprenticeship Service
Apprenticeship professionals will support you in analysing your needs, designing specific programmes including company bespoke Apprenticeship Training Plans (ATPs) and arranging high quality delivery. CSS will provide expert advice on navigating your way through the Apprenticeship landscape to ensure: Your apprentices are on the right programmes for your business. You get the most from any levy you pay, maximizing the return on your investment. You benefit from industry-wide negotiations with providers on price and lower provider costs. You benefit from the sourcing of training providers in the knowledge that they have been quality assured. You can access services including recruitment and employment of apprentices, saving you the direct cost of this activity at member rates. 

 

5% off recruitment 

5% off HR employment services

Industry Graduate Service
You can benefit from a dedicated and expert service directed at bringing the best graduate talent into the sector. The service focuses on summer and “year out” placements, identifying undergraduate talent and bringing them into companies through a placement. Undergraduates are matched to company needs securing the best fit for your organisation.  You benefit from access to undergraduate talent early and the opportunity to review candidates over a placement enabling better recruitment decisions. In addition the placement is structured using our unique Graduate Output Profile to add value to the company and the student.  We source high quality candidates for your talent pipeline and can employ apprentices and placement students on your behalf. The service covers recruitment and employment.  HR and Recruitment services (available for all roles).  

 

5% off recruitment

5% off HR employment services

Workforce Development
Expert consultants will support you to assess, define/refine and implement your competence management system including Company Gold Standard development: You benefit from independent benchmarking against industry standards. It will support you to meet the needs of regulatory bodies including the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). A Competence Development Plan will ensure training investment is targeted to add real value to the business and the person. Having an effective Competence Management System will reduce risk and support staff motivation and improved performance.

Min 5% off consultancy packages over£5k including Competence assurance and Gold Standard 

 


Training courses
Bespoke courses designed specifically for your company using a range of delivery methods including e-learning/distance learning. Examples include a company specific Process Safety programme delivered globally, through multi-delivery channels through to tailored blended learning programmes: Trainers approved by independent employer panels. Courses developed with employers and trade bodies to meet industry and regulator standards. Courses rated as good or better by 85% of delegates. Delivery to suit employer needs including shift patterns. Process Safety courses cited by the HSE as best in class.
 

Min. 5% reduction on course bookings over £5k (not bespoke courses)
 

 

Apprenticeship Levy > Making the Apprenticeship Levy work for companies in the sector.
National Standards > A science industry sector standards plan.
New Skills Solutions > New skills products and solutions essential for employers in the sector to develop their staff.
Careers A strong recruitment pipeline through the growing SIP ambassador network.
Training Providers A Quality Assured network of Training Providers.
Member Networking > An essential network of science industries working together.
Member Services rates > SIP Members get priority access to a range of skills services at reduced rates.

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