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12/06/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 12/06/2018 07:47

Damian Hinds Technical Education Speech on Technical Skills

Published on: 06 December 2018

The Education Secretary, Damian Hinds, sets out his plans to get more people into skilled jobs through a clear quality technical pathway, meaning more young people gaining higher skills and a more productive economy. He also explores the skill shortage, how Brexit will affect the industry and automation could change the industry. Read the full speech here.

Head of Training at British Marine, Blue Davies, has been on the working group for the new T Level in Engineering & Manufacture and this announcement from the Secretary will further enhance the value of these new qualifications. They will sit alongside the Apprenticeship Standards we have developed with and on behalf of our members, in Boat Building, Marine Engineering, Marina & Boatyards and just started, Marine Electrical.