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4. Caunton Presentation 2009


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4. Caunton Presentation 2009

  1. 1. <ul><li>East Midlands STEM Partnership Presentation </li></ul>Mr Geoffrey H Taylor Wednesday 29 th April 2009
  2. 2. Introduction Technical Site Logistics Manufacturing
  3. 3. The Project <ul><li>To create a dedicated multi-purpose classroom and academy workshop. </li></ul><ul><li>To use the investment as pump priming </li></ul><ul><li>to allow a raft of employer engagement </li></ul><ul><li>initiatives between Caunton & education </li></ul><ul><li>to take place. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Training Workshop Before
  5. 5. Training Workshop After
  6. 6. Classroom Before
  7. 7. Classroom After
  8. 8. Training <ul><li>Caunton have historically recruited trainees and apprentices </li></ul><ul><li>In 2004 the Caunton Academy was opened to provide a designated area of work </li></ul><ul><li>for apprentices which enabled us to increase the annual intake of apprentices. </li></ul><ul><li>This decision was made to address the diminishing skills within our industry. </li></ul><ul><li>28% of total workforce are currently undergoing training </li></ul><ul><li>& development </li></ul><ul><li>25% of the board of directors joined the company as </li></ul><ul><li>apprentices </li></ul><ul><li>Intake five new apprentices per annum </li></ul><ul><li>– looking to increase this & offer opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>to external companies/apprentices </li></ul><ul><li>We host school visits at our works to educate youngsters </li></ul><ul><li>in the construction of our built environment </li></ul>
  9. 9. Working within the local community <ul><li>Caunton are currently working with 1 school (Aldercar) towards placements </li></ul><ul><li>for the Engineer Diploma This activity will be expanded to a further two </li></ul><ul><li>schools. </li></ul><ul><li>Caunton works with a local school in the delivery of the technical certificate </li></ul><ul><li>which forms part of the apprenticeship framework </li></ul><ul><li>Work Experience Placements </li></ul><ul><li>– 12 placements scheduled for 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>University Summer Placements </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate Recruitment Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Year in Industry Placements </li></ul><ul><li>Employer engagement with Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher exchange visits </li></ul>
  10. 10. Output <ul><li>The classroom will enable increased training activities to take place with more people. </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment in the academy allows the model of a production line to be simulated in a safe environment. </li></ul><ul><li>The grant enables Caunton to consider the business case to increase apprenticeship numbers. </li></ul><ul><li>Caunton are also looking to offer other local engineering companies training opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>The grant enables Caunton to be an exemplar project to highlight employer good practice in relation to workforce and community skill development. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Who’s Involved <ul><li>Contact with the EEF, Learning Skills Council and SEMTA gave introductions to emda and the Catapulting Kids Pilot Scheme. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>East Midlands STEM Partnership </li></ul>