Skills for Industry Business Partners

Working with a local school, business partners are able to provide input which reflects current and emerging technological practices.

Skills for Industry Business Partners

Our Business Partners

Employees share their knowledge and expertise directly with teachers and support them in passing these on to students. They work with teachers to enhance their knowledge and support  the development of a specific school project, based on aspects of their industry, enabling staff and pupils to see how skills are applied in the workplace. 

We are building on our school and business partner base.  If you would like to find out more or register your interest to get involved, please Contact us on 01789 470007 or email us on skillsforindustry@data.org.uk

Alucast

A specialist aluminium castings manufacturer

Alucast, West Midlands, specialises in sand, gravity and high-pressure aluminium castings. Alucast was one of the first organisations to support the original Skills Gap programme, taking part in the pilot programme with ACE Academy Tipton. Together they contributed to the Teaching Resources: 'Manufacturing in Quantity'.

Renishaw

A precision engineering company.

Renishaw plc is a precision engineering company, with core skills in measurement, motion control, spectroscopy and precision machining. Renishaw was one of the first organisations to support the original Skills Gap programme, taking part in the pilot programme with Marling School. 

adi Group

A multi-disciplined engineering services business

The adi Group is a multi-disciplined engineering services business, supplying some of the world’s largest companies and covering most manufacturing market sectors. The adi Group was one of the first organisations to support the original Skills Gap programme, taking part in the programme with Handsworth Wood Girls Academy. Together they contributed to the Teaching Resources: '3D Visualisation Using SketchUp'.

Airbus

A global leader in aeronautics, space and related services.

Airbus in North Wales is part of the Airbus Group, a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. Airbus in Broughton was one of the first organisations to support the original Skills Gap programme, taking part in the programme with Ysgol Clywedog in North Wales. Together they contributed to the Teaching Resources: 'Industrial Flowline Production'. 

 

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