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Working together to make apprenticeships stronger. 
At SIP we work together to lead on apprenticeships in our sector. Whether it's influencing or interpreting skills policy or practical support covering everything from apprenticeship standards, funding and assessment to developing the skills and knowledge of your team. We've got you covered.

Apprenticeships Made Simple

Apprenticeship funding, compliance, and quality updates - What you need to know.
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What will the changes mean for employers? This webinar guides you through the need-to-know changes.
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There are a wide range of science based apprenticeship career pathways to suit everyone! Download our hand career map
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An apprenticeship system that delivers

Through our Apprenticeship Strategy Group, SIP members take an active role to ensure their businesses and the industry can access high quality, employer designed apprenticeship programmes.  From informing policy positions to lobbying for appropriate funding, SIP members have the opportunity to drive the skills agenda,  influencing the decisions that make a difference on the availability of workforce talent in our sector.

Latest News

SIP Apprenticeship Survey 2024
4 July 2024
Our previous report revealed a 51% fall in science industry apprenticeship starts since 2015/16. In the context…
Science Industry Ambassador of the Year Award 2024 launched
7 May 2024
If so, you should nominate them for the Science Industry Ambassador of the Year Awards. Nominations should…
SIP Skills Impact
11 April 2024
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Tomorrows Success Starts Here

Apprenticeship Support

We provide expert guidance for your new or existing apprenticeship programmes. With practical one to one consultancy covering everything from apprenticeship standards funding and assessment to developing the skills and knowledge of your team.

Careers Outreach

Build a pipeline of future talent, positively impact your community and create an uplifting and impactful experience for your employees. Our SIP Ambassador programme provides a comprehensive outreach solution to train, develop and support your workforce as they inspire the next generation.

Skills Insight

Science is a crucial driver of the economy – our productivity increasingly relies upon technological advances and, in particular high-level vocational and applied science skills.

What Apprenticeship support  DO WE OFFER?

Enhanced understanding of the regulatory framework
Practical assessment of skills policy reforms
Employer friendly analysis of the latest LMI
Expert apprenticeship input for your events
Opportunities to influence and shape UK apprenticeship policy
Connect with a network of skills professionals across industry
Opportunities to showcase your own achievements

Become a SIP member today

For more information, or to join SIP contact [email protected] or call us on
01925 51522

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