Our Manufacturing & Engineering Sectoral Work

Since its inaugural round-table meeting in December 2016, the South-West Manufacturing & Engineering Group has continued to expand in size, scale and impact.  

Our Aim: Develop the Best Quality Manufacturing & Engineering Talent by Working Together

  • Since its inaugural meeting, companies have successfully progressed vital actions with several outputs already delivered and further under way including:
  • sectoral skills needs audits across manufacturing/engineering companies in the SW;
  • course promotions campaigns aligned to top upskilling needs – click here to see 2019/2020 courses relevant to the sector. 
  • new programmes where gaps existed including a supervisory management with lean, CNC traineeships, Industry 4.0BIM & Leadership Development
  • Augmentations to existing programmes including a targeted industry/education review of engineering degree programme modules.