Inspiring the next generation of apprentices
The primary focus of the day was to help students learn more about Degree Apprenticeships and explore digital health, technology and engineering career paths.
The event included a range of practical workshops and demos including engine stripping in WMG’s engineering hall, an introduction to programming and electric circuits as well as finding out about airflow over an aeroplane using a wind tunnel. Existing apprentices also gave a short talk on their apprenticeship journey and some of the exciting projects they are working on.
Rebecca Archer, Business Engagement and Student Destinations Manager, at the WMG Academy for Young Engineers Solihull, said:
Steve Maggs, WMG’s Director of Undergraduate Programmes added:
“I’d encourage teachers, parents and students to attend more Degree Apprenticeship events to understand what engineering, technology and healthcare careers are available, and research how diverse, varied and stimulating studying and working in these area can be.”
WMG will be hosting further events of this kind to raise awareness of STEM career paths and Degree Apprenticeship programmes.