Our Apprenticeship Team provides an easy to use skills service for employers, training providers and apprentices, designed to bring new talent and skills into the science industry. It is also responsible for the development of Apprenticeship Frameworks and Standards in the science-using industries.
The Cogent Industrial Placements Service is designed to increase the number of science student and graduate placements being offered by industry. Traditionally regarded as giving students a practical insight into their chosen career choice, today placements are highly sought after by students and employers alike.
The role of research in Cogent Skills is to be the evidence-based voice on skills for the industry. To generate skills intelligence, skills foresight and econometric data to influence the government agenda on behalf of employers; to stimulate employer investment in skills and inform Cogent Skills’ strategic planning.