Tag: Skills

Summer Academy taking place in High Peak to focus on Opportunities in Visitor Economy

This summer, The Work-wise Foundation will be delivering a Summer Academy in High Peak which will focus on the opportunities available in Visitor Economy.   The charity is working in partnership with D2N2 LEP; North Derbyshire Careers Hub to offer this incredible experience to young people.   The academy will take place from the 2nd to the 5th August at a variety of exciting locations...

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Launch of Sector Routeways Programme for Engineering & Manufacturing

The Work-wise Foundation will deliver a series of programmes to job-seekers aspiring to a career in Engineering and Manufacturing on behalf of Sheffield City Council.   The first programme will commence in July, and will see 20 individuals attend two weeks of training led by The Work-wise Foundation and then go on to complete two weeks of work experience within the Engineering or Manufacturing...

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Kickstart Scheme: How are Dan & Sam settling in at Tecomet?

This week we’ve been catching up with two of our kickstart placements, Dan Green and Sam Hatton-Price, on how they have been settling in at Tecomet.   Founded in 1963, Tecomet is the market leading provider of manufacturing solutions for complex, high-precision products and services for the Medical Device and Aerospace & Defense markets. Tecomet operates seventeen (17) global manufacturing...

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THE WORK-WISE FOUNDATION IS KICKSTARTING OPPORTUNITIES WITH LOCAL EMPLOYERS

Over the last few weeks we have seen some of our first Kickstart applicants begin their placements with employers.   Both Chimo Holdings and Footprint Tools took on their first kickstart employee this month. Chimo Holdings is a premierBritish manufacturer, blending traditional Sheffield craftsmanship with modern technology to produce an impressive range of the finest quality cutlery, gallery...

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Launch of Innovation Challenge in partnership with CityFibre, Rotherham Titans RUFC & AND Digital

The Work-wise Foundation are launching a new Innovation Challenge for 2021 offered exclusively to Rotherham Secondary Schools. Bringing together the worlds of Technology (CityFibre), Health and Fitness (Rotherham Titans RUFC), design and innovation (AND Digital) you are invited to enter teams of students to participate in a Challenge to design an App for Rotherham to encourage Fitness and Healthy...

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South Yorkshire Celebrates Success of Skills Event

South Yorkshire hosted the largest private sector skills showcase event last week, which was attended by over 3,000 young people from 69 schools and involved over 90 businesses. The ‘Get up to Speed’ with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing) event was designed to inspire students from 8 to 25 years about careers in science, technology and the manufacturing industries,...

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IET Innovation Challenge 2019 Launch

The Work-wise Foundation has launched their Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Innovation Challenge for 2019, with 6 schools pairing up with with local engineering and manufacturing businesses. The 6 schools will be working on a bespoke project set out by the businesses with the teams presenting to a panel of industry judges at Get up to Speed with STEM on Wednesday 27th March 2019...

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My Cutlers’ Ambassadors Journey by Alexandra Tair

My name is Alexandra Tair, I am 15 years old and attend Outwood Academy City. I have been taking part in the Cutlers’ Ambassador Programme, engineering strand delivered by The work-wise Foundation, for 2 years and I got involved because of my school.My experience of the Cutlers’ Ambassador Programme so far has been an exciting one. Throughout the programme, I have done many activities,...

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