Manufacturers are increasingly being urged to sign up into the first information event to showcase the advantages and logistics behind the district’s first Bradford Manufacturing Week, developing in October.
Held for the Bradford Industrial Museum from 9am on Wednesday 16th May, the two-hour event consists of some short presentations from Bradford Chamber, career specialists Aspire igen, local schools along with pupils alongside current manufacturers who’re affiliated with a few days.
Organised by Nick Garthwaite, Bradford Chamber president and MD of international chemicals and detergents manufacturer Christeyns, the morning will reinforce the many benefits of enjoying the district’s first spotlight on manufacturing to schools and local businesses.
Nick said: “Bradford Manufacturing Week, running from 8th-12th October, aims to coach youth about career opportunities within the manufacturing sector and can merely a success if local manufacturers get entangled. Our information event is it being organised to allow more details on what can be happening in October and importantly, what support is accessible to be certain manufacturers can open their doors easily and without having the barriers attributable to paperwork.”
He added: “Our steering group includes Bradford Council, career specialists, local schools, legal and finance experts and Bradford Chamber whorrrre all convinced of facilitating the operation of getting young adults into local manufacturing businesses to determine and experience the opportunities in their own business. We’ve the dog pros offered to help to insure finding and partnering with schools as straightforward as possible.”
The Bradford Manufacturing Week information event starts at 9am and includes more knowledge about how manufacturers will get and talk with schools, the ‘toolbox’ for using the services of younger people, information on ‘what a few days looks like’ and guidelines regarding how to create positive experience placements.
Bradford Manufacturing Week is led by West & North Yorkshire Chamber and backed by way of the newly-formed Bradford Economic Partnership. It aims introducing the district’s manufacturers to teenagers and boost apprenticeship numbers by creating more inspired, informed and ‘work ready’ applicants to the sector.
Through visits, talks, tours and knowledge events, a few days aims to interact with around 75 local schools, reach in excess of 20,000 teenagers and create 1,000 experience days round the district.
Nick added: “To make Bradford Manufacturing Week successful we will need to get local manufacturers to subscribe and open their doors – they may only make this happen as long as they feel informed and supported. Big celebration will work exactly that so, to manufacturers, send an email, book on the internet let’s retain the momentum and support going for strengthening the attention, profile and passion for manufacturing in our next generation!”
Bradford Manufacturing Week is now being delivered with Bradford-based school and career specialists Aspire igen with additional sponsorship from Gordons, Naylor Wintersgill, the Bradford Economic Partnership, Mitton Mechanicaland the University of Bradford, alongside a steering group including Bradford Grammar School, Bradford Council and native businesses.
To book to attend the Bradford Manufacturing Week information event from 9am