Manufacturing: sector skills assessment 2012

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Creative and Cultural Skills; Improve; Proskills; SEMTA Sector Skills Council (U.K.); SkillsActive Sector Skills Council; Skillset Sector Skills Council


This is the sector skills assessment for manufacturing. The aim of the report is to provide labour market intelligence (LMI) for the sector in order to inform the development of skills policy across the UK. Manufacturing remains a major strength of the UK economy, in spite of growing competition in the global market-place. In 2010, the UK sector delivered: over [GBP] 145 billion of added value to the economy; over 55 per cent of the UK’s exports; over 3 million jobs; and 74 per cent of business Research and Development (R and D). UK Manufacturing has well established strengths in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Industry; Performance; Employment; Teaching and learning; Outcomes

Keywords: Skills audit; Skill analysis; Skill needs; Skill shortage; Training; Relevance of education and training

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: Wath-upon-Dearne, England: UKCES, 2012

Physical description: various pagings

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Series: UKCES evidence report; no. 76

ISBN: 9781908418272

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 110.739

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