Science Industry Partnership

News (December 2019)

Revised Laboratory Technician Standard approved

16 Dec 2019

It’s been confirmed that the Health and Science Route Panel and the IfATE Board have agreed the revised level 3 Laboratory Technician apprenticeship standard, subject to some minor conditions. The L…More …


Explore your Member Services

10 Dec 2019

A reminder that members can take up a range of services via their company membership, and we have now produced product sheets for these activities. These can be downloaded via the website. These serv…More …


SIP Liverpool Plus holds its first meeting

10 Dec 2019

Members of the new SIP Liverpool Plus group met on 20th November, providing an important new employer-led skills forum in the region and supporting delivery of the Local Industrial Strategy. Companies…More …


SIP North East

10 Dec 2019

The SIP North East group met in Darlington in November. The meeting was well attended with representatives from Fujifilm, CPI, Johnson Matthey, Polymer Compounders, Lotte, ConocoPhillips and SABIC and…More …


SIP Cambridge

10 Dec 2019

SIP Cambridge is looking to establish a Science Industry Apprenticeship Consortium (SIAC) in Cambridge. This is likely in the first instance to focus on an Apprenticeship in Digital Skills, a skills g…More …


Standards Update

10 Dec 2019

The proposal to develop a level 7 Clinical Pharmacology Scientist has been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE), the Life Science and Industrial Science Trailb…More …


IfATE Engineering & Manufacturing Route Review: please help to maintain the Standards

10 Dec 2019

The much anticipated Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) Engineering and Manufacturing Route Review has now been announced.  This major review will look at the Route’s Occupa…More …


Introduction to T Levels Webinar

10 Dec 2019

SIP Standards Manager, Helen Davies presented a helpful half hour webinar all about T Levels in October. T Levels have been developed in collaboration with employers, so that the content meets the ne…More …


SIP Process Industries (SIPPI) – covering the skills needs of COMAH sites

10 Dec 2019

SIPPI members have begun the process of considering the effectiveness of Competence Management Systems (CMS) beginning with a discussion of individual member experiences, how satisfactory they are and…More …


Another successful year for the SIP Ambassador programme

10 Dec 2019

It has been another successful year for the SIP Ambassador programme. Our target for the end of the 2019 was to have 500 SIP Ambassadors, we now have network of over 620! This quarter has seen trainin…More …


Chemistry Council Sector Deal Proposal

09 Dec 2019

The Proposed Sector Deal recognises the importance of innovation and ensuring the value created by innovation is realised in the UK through inward investment in manufacturing and new jobs. People/Skil…More …


Life Sciences 2030 Skills Strategy set for House of Commons Launch

09 Dec 2019

The SIP Life Sciences 2030 Skills Strategy, a deliverable of the Sector Deal 2, has been a significant piece of work throughout 2019, working with a range of partners, including all the members of the…More …


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