15 December 2005 Centre of Vocational Excellence In Manufacturing South Yorkshire Tony Oakley CoVE Manager.
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15 December 2005 Centre of Vocational Excellence In Manufacturing South Yorkshire Tony Oakley CoVE Manager
15 December 2005 The CoVE Manufacturing is an LSC funded collaborative initiative. Members comprise Rotherham College Barnsley College Doncaster College Strategic Training Partnership Associate Member Sheffield College
15 December 2005 Main Themes To increase the number of level 3 vocational qualifications across the sector. Employer engagement. Promote the sector. Provide flexible, relevant training. Share best practice CoVE Objectives
15 December 2005 Young People Address the issues which discourage young people from following a career in our industry. Highlight the many diverse careers we can offer. Promote our industry proactively in schools through better communication allowing young people the chance to make a more informed choice of career paths. Establish viable progression pathways. CoVE Objectives
15 December 2005 CoVE Objectives Employers Show a willingness to listen and understand employer wants & needs. Deliver a high-level of responsiveness and service. Offer a can-do attitude. Provide the customer with quality training with flexibility in delivery. Give the required information/guidance, which is simple and straight to the point (No jargon). Break down the barriers to complicated funding models.
15 December 2005 Providers We need to change the way we offer and deliver training. We need to become more innovative and responsive to employers needs. We need to offer the flexibility to deliver quality training where and when it’s needed. Drive the change process from the inside out. CoVE Objectives
15 December 2005 The Cove provides education and training in engineering and manufacturing via the provider network over a range of areas including; Pre 16 year old GCSE Engineering Young Apprenticeship Scheme Vocational Taster Courses Employer Links
15 December 2005 Pre 16 year old GCSE Engineering Double Award Two year duration Team taught Rigorous selection Extended curriculum options
15 December 2005 Pre 16 year old Young Apprenticeships Two-year programme for Y10/11. Vocational qualification Work towards a Technical certificate Key Skills Work Placements Progression onto apprenticeship scheme, full- time education or employment
15 December 2005 Pre 16 year old Vocational Taster Courses Units towards PEO/NVQ level 1 and 2 Multi-discipline short tasters Summer schools School visits/out of hours tasters Involve Employers more in the promotion of our sector to young people and help provide better, more structured pathways into our industry.
15 December 2005 The Cove provides education and training in engineering and manufacturing via the provider network over a range of areas including; Post 16 year old Apprenticeship Schemes Engineering Scholarship Vocational Courses full and part time attendance Employer Links Learning Pods
15 December 2005 Post 16 year old Apprenticeships 16 to 25 year old Semi-skilled status GCSE grades D to G or better in Maths, Science and English Key Skills (Communication & I.T.) One year duration
15 December 2005 Post 16 year old Advanced Apprenticeships 16 to 25+ year old Skilled status GCSE grades C or better in Maths, Science and English NVQ Level 2 and 3 Technical Certificate Key Skills (5) 3 year duration
15 December 2005 Post 16 year old Engineering Scholarship Bursary Attractive to employers Chance of employment Progression onto Advanced Apprenticeship
15 December 2005 Post 16 year old Vocational Courses Full-time and part-time provision Free to under 18’s and unemployed Nationally recognised qualifications Work placements on full-time programmes Additional extended curriculum on full-time
15 December 2005 Post 16 year old Learning Pods Hi tech. Equipment on employer premises Full demonstration, hands on facilities Fully equipped teaching facilities Integrates with curriculum
15 December 2005 FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS Student Scholarships. Improve links with Employers. Apprenticeships and NVQ’s. Higher Education Qualifications. On line testing. Focus on up-skilling/re-skilling. More industry compatible equipment. Partner Provision
15 December 2005 FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS E-learning & on-line learning. Joint bids for projects Collaboration with other organisations (Manufacturing alliance groups, LEA’s,) Use the CoVE as a marketing tool. Widen participation within the sector Partner Provision
15 December 2005 Useful contacts CoVE Manufacturing Tony Oakley CoVE Manager Email; email@example.com@rotherham.ac.uk Tel. 01709 722758 Engineering Scholarship John Edwards Project Coordinator Email; firstname.lastname@example.org@don.ac.uk Tel. 01302 553757 Young Apprenticeships Mike Garnock-Jones Email; email@example.com Tel. 01709 374209
15 December 2005 Useful contacts Barnsley College Brian Crossland, Engineering Curriculum Leader Email; firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. 01226 216167 Doncaster College Rory Cunningham Head of Technology Email; email@example.com Tel. 01302 553757 Rotherham College Colin Phelps, Head of Technology Email; firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. 01709 362111
15 December 2005 Useful contacts Strategic Training Partnership (Rotherham) Mick Cattell, Director Rotherham Email; email@example.com Tel. 01226 216167 Strategic Training Partnership (Doncaster) Steve Turner Director Doncaster Email; firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. 01302 812885 Connexions Partnership (Careers Advice) Email; email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. 0800 169 9338 Barnsley, Rotherham & Doncaster 0800 652 9900 Sheffield