Employers - interested in upskilling your workforce?
Fully funded Degree Apprenticeships still available
Bangor University together with Grŵp Llandrillo Menai have a portfolio of fully funded qualifications covering Software Engineering, Cyber Security, Data Science and Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. Degree Apprenticeships provide an attractive option for employers to develop and embed cutting edge knowledge whilst developing an individual in a key role. They can be used to upskill an existing member of staff or appoint to a new Degree Apprenticeship role. Over a three-year period and whilst working the Degree Apprentice studies at college and University for a day and evening a week. Bangor University and Grŵp Llandrillo Menai are currently working with employers across North Wales, both large and small, public and private as well as social enterprises. Feedback from participating companies and learners has been excellent.
Dr. David Perkins, Academic Director for the programmes at Bangor University said;
"In the build up the September will still have places on these programmes and in a Post COVID recovery phase Degree Apprenticeships provide an excellent way for organisations to develop their skills base whilst developing and incentivizing employees. Our Digital qualifications in particular can help with develop the digital capabilities your organisation needs post COVID."
He added :
"Our current cohort's performance has recently been assed by our Exam Board and it clear that our Degree Apprentices are motivated and high performing individuals who are delivering real value to their host companies."
Heather Jones, Business Development Adviser from from Grŵp Llandrillo Menai added;
"Degree Apprenticeships provide a cost effective way of introduce graduate level skills into your business in key disciplines. We're keen to talk to employers to see whether Degree Apprenticeships would be a good fit for your workforce development requirements."
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Publication date: 14 September 2020