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SIP launches new website

After several months of development, the SIP is delighted to officially announce the launch of its new website. Read More >>

SIP Cambridge: driving a regional approach to the STEM Skills Challenge

The Science Industry Partnership is setting up a regional skills group in Cambrdige to drive a local approach to addressing regional skills challenges, growing the skills pipeline and developing specialist STEM provision. Read More>>

SIP welcomes new science industry employers to the Partnership

The SIP would like to extend a welcome to its new members including Essar, ExxonMobil, PetroIneos, TSA, Future Biogas Limited, Certas, Morningside Pharmaceuticals, PX Group, NuFarm,  Johnson Matthey and Kymab.  Read More>>

SIP welcomes Sector Deal and its role in it

In December, the SIP welcomed the publication of the Sector Deal for Life Sciences, a key output from the Government’s Industrial Strategy White Paper.  Read More >>

New member forum: SIP Process Industries (SIPPI)

A new SIP member forum, SIPPI, has been established to focus on process manufacturing skills needs, including engineering apprenticeships and apprenticeships in general, process safety, engineering skills, competence management and asset integrity. Read More >>

Business Plan sets out SIP skills ambition for sector

The newly published SIP Business Plan demonstrates how the SIP intends to fulfil its ambition to facilitate a high value, cost effective skills proposition that responds to what science employers have said they want.  Read More >>

SIP Chair showcases SIP innovation at EU Hi-Tech Skills Workshop

SIP Chair Dr Malcom Skingle presented the role of the SIP in the UK skills landscape, to an audience at an Expert Workshop, ‘High-Tech Skills for Europe - Scaling up Best Practices and Re-focusing Funding Programmes and Incentives’, which took place on 30th January 2018 in Brussels.  Read More >>

Data science workshop sets out vision for skills and next steps

In November 2017, the Science Industry Partnership held a workshop to discuss the skills issues and solutions relating to data science. Read More >>

GSK Judith Gregory wins SIP Ambassador Award

A new SIP Ambassador Award scheme has been launched to recognise the outstanding contributions of all the SIP Ambassadors to significant careers and outreach work. Read More >>

More Standards for science sector

Employer members from the Science Industry Partnership (SIP) continue to be the Trailblazers of apprenticeship reform.  Read More >>

Download the latest SIP Webinar: building your skills pipeline through HE

The use of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships, and/or taking on a University Student on a Placement all offer a host of benefits to employers looking to attract and develop higher level skills.  Read More >>

GSK’s Charlotte Hughes named National Apprentice Winner at London Celebration

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Laboratory Analyst Apprentice, Charlotte Hughes has received the top national accolade “Higher or Degree National Apprentice of the Year” at the The National Apprenticeship Awards, beating off stiff competition in a number of regional heats.  Read More >>

SIP responds to apprenticeships enquiry

The written response from the Science Industry Partnership (SIP) to the Education Committee Quality of apprenticeships and skills training inquiry. Read More >>

IfA appoints industry leaders to Route Panels – more science representation needed

The Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) has announced full membership of its 15 different industry apprenticeship Route Panels. The Institute continues to seek broader Science Industry representation on the Apprenticeship and T level Panels. Read More >>

Careers guidance for modern country unveiled

Schools will get funding to train new designated “careers leaders”, the Government has announced in its long-awaited careers strategy. Read More >>

SIP submits response to T level Consultation

The Department for Education (DfE) have issued a consultation on the implementation of T levels. Read More >>

Cross Sector Skills Analysis aimed at delivering a Modern Industrial Strategy

A new analysis, Optimising the skills and education landscape has been developed in partnership by four national skills bodies, representing the digital, engineering, advanced manufacturing, chemical and  life sciences, (Cogent Skills) and creative industry sectors.  Read More >>

Apprenticeship and levy statistics: January 2018

The Department of Education has released Statistics covering latest monthly apprenticeship starts, apprenticeship service registrations and commitments and apprenticeship levy declared information.  Read More >>

Invitation to express an interest to deliver T levels

Providers meeting key criteria are invited to express an interest to deliver T levels in 2020 to 2021 academic year.  Read More >>

Devolved Administrations

Northern Ireland

SIP North East
6th March 2018

The aim of the SIP North East Group is to support the work of the Science Industry Partnership (SIP) specifically in the North East of England.

Apprenticeships in Advanced Therapies Manufacturing
6th March 2018

This event will explore the benefits of apprenticeships within Advanced Therapy Manufacturing to address skills need or shortages, making the most of the Apprenticeship Levy.   Read More >>

Annual Apprenticeship Conference & Expo
21st March 2018

AAC 2018 is the calendar’s one truly not-to-be-missed three-day policy and practice conference dedicated to apprenticeships Read More >>

SIP Process Industries (SIPPI)
22nd March 2018

The Science Industry Partnership (SIP) is establishing a new ‘Process Industries’ member forum

SIP Cambridge
14th April 2018

Regional skills group in to drive a local approach to addressing regional skills challenges, growing the skills pipeline and developing specialist STEM provision. Read More>>

PSM Conference
18th April 2018

Manchester will play host to the 2018 PSM Summit, hosted by the UK PSM Competence Programme Board, the Process Safety Forum and the COMAH Strategic Forum.  Read More >>