South Yorkshire Engineering Scholarship Pilot Project Rory Cunningham Head of Technology Doncaster College.
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South Yorkshire Engineering Scholarship Pilot Project Rory Cunningham Head of Technology Doncaster College
Aim of the Project To expand the number of young people commencing a career in the engineering and manufacturing sector by providing them with a high quality programme which attracts those with high academic attainment into the sector
Industry Industry will benefit significantly from the project through access to a pool of skilled young people able to contribute to the success of engineering and manufacturing companies in the region. Employers will play a key role in the delivery of the scholarship programme offering company visits, work - based projects and work experience placements
The Scholarship Programme Building on what already exists NVQ 2 Performing Engineering Operations Full time Vocational Level 3 Programme Key Skills Industrial awareness Company Visits Trade Fairs Work Placements Additional training and residential activity Advanced Manufacturing Techniques Team Working Skills Presentation Skills
Student Bursaries £75 per week during the first year £100 per week during second year Two half yearly bonuses of £100
How Can Students Apply For The Scholarship ? Enrol on appropriate full-time level 3 Engineering programme offered by one of the South Yorkshire FE Colleges, Students must complete a scholarship application form and meet the eligibility criteria.
Eligibility Criteria Minimum of 4 or more GCSE A* to C (a spread of grades A and B will be looked upon favourably). Achieve a 70% pass mark on Key Skills Builder at level 2. Obtain a pass on Problem Solving, Dexterity and Colour Deficiency exercises Undertake an interview with the Scholarship Team.
Core Learning /Training Requirements NVQ Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations. 5 Key Skills at Level 2. A recognised Level 3 Technical Certificate (eg National Diploma) in Engineering that forms part of an Advanced Apprenticeship framework.
Additional Learning/ Training Personal Development Residential. Industrial work based Project. Schools Engineering Ambassador. Awareness of Modern Manufacturing Techniques. Work Placement Opportunities. Company Visits. Trade Fairs.
Current Participation 2005/6 Currently there are a total of 28 students on the Scholarship Programme. 11 on a one year programme. 17 on a 2 year programme.
Future Participation 2006/7 There are a further 28 scholarship places across South Yorkshire available for September 2006.
For Further Information Contact John Edwards Engineering Scholarship Manager Engineering Scholarship Unit Doncaster College Waterdale Doncaster DN1 3EX Tel: 01302 553757 Email email@example.com