Degree Apprenticeship Workshop

21st March 2017, 2pm-4pm (1pm lunch)

Adaptive Learning Zone, LJMU, Byrom St, Liverpool L3 3AF

‘Skills’…we are constantly hearing there are a lack of skilled employees, not only in Liverpool City Region, but across the UK. What can modern businesses do about it? How can you ensure the next generation of potential employees has the guaranteed skills to fit within your organisation? How can you maintain and improve the skill levels of your current workforce to remain competitive? Is it possible to shape the way existing and new employees are trained to allow them to add significant value to your business? The answer is…yes!

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is currently transforming the way prospective and existing employees are educated, ensuring graduates are prepared for the workplace, whilst enhancing the knowledge of current work-based employees through the ‘Degree Apprentice’ scheme.

This revolutionary initiative is providing more focus on equipping young people with the ‘real’ skills for the workplace, developing not only the key elements of advanced education, but also ensuring graduates are resilient, good communicators and understand how to work as part of a team.

The Degree Apprentice programme also caters for existing employees within a business, combining study with work place learning with a strong focus on career development. The programme offers studying at a degree level while gaining on-the-job training bringing together the best of higher and vocational training.

LJMU is hosting a workshop to showcase how Degree Apprenticeship’s can benefit local companies, and truly partner with industry to ensure the future workforce has the dedicated skills required to increase prospects of both employers and employees.

The time is right to come along and learn more about how you can enhance your current workforce, and shape how your future employees will be trained giving them the skills to hit the ground running and provide an instant impact to your organisation

This workshop is held in conjunction with the LCR 4.0 project, a flagship initiative to support manufacturing and advanced engineering organisations in Liverpool City Region, by bringing together world-class, practical support to transform businesses through digital innovation. This project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and is a partnership between Liverpool John Moores University, Sensor City, Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership, University of Liverpool and the Hartree Centre.

To register for this event for free, please visit here.