Harper Adams Challenge, 2023

Harper Adams Challenge 2023

At this years Harper Adams Challenge, we were delighted to welcome back Paula Gwinnett, Senior Lecturer, Placement Manager (Engineering) at Harper Adams University, JCB Academy trustee and former head of The JCB Academy Sixth Form. Paula came to represent Harper Adams University as one of the judges for the competition along with the academy’s Principal, Mrs McGuirk, and Post-16 Vice …

Unilathe

Engineering Technical Apprenticeship – Unilathe

Engineering Technical Apprentice – Advanced Level 3 What will the apprentice be doing? Gain a general understanding of engineering with an emphasis on CNC Machining through a combination of on-the-job training and classroom/workshop-based training in conjunction with The JCB Academy. You will apply safe systems of working, apply proven techniques and procedures to solve engineering problems with an emphasis on …

Sarah Ashraf speaking at The JCB Academy

Women into STEM and Leadership talks at The JCB Academy

We were delighted to host our first Women into STEM and Leadership talks last week at The JCB Academy. It was fantastic to see so many young females with an interest in STEM and/or leadership. We welcomed back two former learners, Sarah Ashraf and Charley Lee AIOSH. Sarah, a business degree apprentice at Rolls-Royce, is a young and ambitious individual …

National Apprenticeship Week

The week is designed to highlight the benefits of apprenticeships for both individuals and employers, and to encourage more people to consider an apprenticeship as a viable career option. Have you considered an apprenticeship? Intermediate Level Apprenticeships These are entry-level apprenticeships, suitable for those who have completed their GCSEs or equivalent. Advanced Level Apprenticeships Advanced apprenticeships are equivalent to two …

EffecTech

EffecTech UK join The JCB Academy as a new Employer Partner

As a Silver Partner, EffecTech will support the academy with: Work Experience Guest Speaker Logo Branding Recruitment Support Mock Interviews Careers Events Industry Placement EffecTech is a global leader in gas measurement. Supporting the bridge to an economy based upon 100% renewable energy, EffecTech plays a key role in the global measurement system ensuring traceability and accuracy of the analysis …

IAE has joined The JCB Academy as a new Employer Partner

As a Gold Partner, IAE will support the academy with: Work Experience Guest Speaker Recruitment Support Mock Interviews Careers Events Industry Placement Staff development Learner Workshops/Challenges Curriculum Established by Frank Klucznik Snr. in 1969, IAE is still an independent family-owned organisation. Today with over 50 years of experience, IAE are the United Kingdom’s leading manufacturer of livestock handling equipment operating …

Roger Bullivant

Roger Bullivant join The JCB Academy as a new Employer Partner

Roger Bullivant (RB), a Foundation Engineering Company specialising in the design and construction of foundations, has joined our new Employer Partner scheme as a Gold Employer Partner. Under the gold scheme, Roger Bullivant will offer a range of support services to our learners such as work experience and T-Level industry placements, guest speaking, attending careers events, learner workshops/challenges, and more. …

Unilathe and The JCB Academy

Unilathe join The JCB Academy as a new Employer Partner

Unilathe, a contract precision engineering company in Stoke on Trent, has joined our new Employer Partners scheme as a Gold Employer Partner. Under the gold scheme, Unilathe will offer a range of support services to our learners such as work experience and T-Level industry placements, guest speaking, attending careers events, learner workshops/challenges, and more. Unilathe established 45 years ago with …

Lowe logo

Lowe join The JCB Academy as a new Employer Partner

Lowe has joined our new Employer Partner scheme as a Gold Employer Partner. Under the gold scheme, Lowe will offer a range of support services to our learners such as work experience and T-Level industry placements, guest speaking, attending careers events, learner workshops/challenges, and more. Since 1993, Lowe has been a preferred supplier of high quality stillages, trolleys and material handling …

The most sought-after school, yet again.

Thank you to all the 538 people that have already applied to join The JCB Academy. As we are over-subscribed, with only 198 places to offer, all places will be randomly allocated. All applicants will be notified by email of their application status on Wednesday, 1 March. Applications to join The JCB Academy close on Tuesday, 31 January.