The UKESF knows that the skills shortage threatens productivity, growth and economic expansion of the Electronics sector in the UK.
"This is the most exciting initiative we’ve seen to help us nurture the skills that will secure an even brighter future for our business and the UK economy."
We’re tackling this problem, with your help, by engaging in an ever-expanding education programme to raise interest in Electronics. We are also supporting some of the UK’s most capable undergraduates studying Electronics at top universities by providing scholarships.
Working with the UKESF, leading employers in the Electronics sector are able to stay ahead of the game by engaging with young people at school and through university to graduate employment.
The UKESF can de-risk your search for graduates by connecting your company with the most capable Electronics undergraduates at the UK’s top universities.
The UKESF is providing an ever-expanding programme of exciting Electronics activities to tackle the skills shortage. Find out how you can help.
Industrial Electronics Competition
The Worldskills UK Industrial Electronics Competition, organised by SEMTA, tasks competitors with developing then building and testing an electronic circuit. Find out about the 2017 live heats here.
The STEM Exchange
The STEM Exchange has been developed by SEMTA as a way to connect STEM employers with STEM practitioners and those interested in a STEM career.
TEACHER INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS’ SCHEME
The UKESF has partnered with the National STEM Learning Centre to promote Electronics through the Teacher Industrial Partners’ Scheme. Find out how your company can host a teacher for a week.