22 Jul 2019
Members of the Science Industry Partnership (SIP) are committed to apprenticeships as having a significant role in boosting skills in the sector and in turn increasing productivity and competitiveness. The SIP recognises that apprenticeships also lead to improved social mobility for individuals.
The SIP has an ambition to significantly increase apprenticeship numbers to provide an alternate pathway into the sector. The activity of the Life Science and Industrial Science Trailblazer (LSIS) has resulted in 12 new Apprenticeship Standards over the last 2 years, with another five in development. This has facilitated an increase in apprenticeship numbers as demonstrated below.
This paper provides insights from members around: