If you’re a small business in engineering and technology, you’ll know the industry is at the heart of our future productivity and prosperity. You’ll also realise how important it is to have a skilled and motivated workforce. But with the UK facing a skills shortage in engineering, it can be really difficult to find the right people.
That's where T Levels come in. T Levels are a new type of technical qualification that have been specifically designed to address skills needs. The curriculum is up-to-date and relevant and engineering employers of all sizes have had an input. They combine classroom learning that includes both theory and practical, hands-on training with an extended industry placement. Students complete a T Level with the knowledge and skills they need to hit the ground running in their careers. And for you to benefit from fresh, young talent coming through.
It's hard running a business right now. So how can T Levels help?
T Levels offer a range of benefits to engineering, manufacturing and technology businesses, including:
- The key to unlocking young talent T Levels are attracting a high calibre of students, many of whom would not have considered a career in engineering before. This gives small businesses access to a new pool of potential employees
- Reduced training costs T Level students gain valuable industry experience during their placement, so small businesses don't have to spend as much time and money recruiting and training them
- Increased productivity T Level students are equipped with the skills they need to be productive from the start, which can help your business boost its output and efficiency
- Improved innovation T Level students bring fresh perspectives and new ideas to the workplace, which can help small businesses to stay ahead of the curve.