T Levels have potential to help industry deliver skills, but only with the correct support
Source: Manufacturing Management
Thursday, 10 November 2022
With a chronic shortage of skilled technicians to power Britain’s industry, it is critical that more employers get on board with T Levels and offer industry placements, to plug the gap and give UK business the power it needs to compete on the international stage.
Make UK and EngineeringUK estimate that the engineering and manufacturing T Level route will require as many as 43,500 placements to be provided by employers in the sector by 2024/25. Yet currently only one in ten (9%) of engineering and manufacturing employers surveyed for the report hosts a T level placement and just 12% plan to in the coming year.
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