The Aero sector needs to act now if it’s going to tackle the skills shortage once and for all!

The aerospace sector has often been viewed as playing catch-up to the automotive sector – and why not?  If we can adapt their ideas and methodologies in the pursuit of manufacturing and engineering excellence then it’s in everyone’s interest surely. However, one initiative that the Aerospace industry really should consider replicating is the recently formed […]

December 4, 2017

What can we do to tackle the STEM skills shortage?

What can we do to tackle the STEM Skills Shortage? STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — science, technology, engineering and mathematics. A recent study by the UK Commission for Employment & Skills found that a startling 43% of STEM vacancies are difficult to fill. This […]

April 21, 2017

Why a career in the Aerospace sector is right for you!

With figures released last week there has never been a better time to consider a career in the aerospace sector. So let’s consider some facts. The Aerospace industry delivered 100 aircraft in February, worth £2bn to UK and a total of 1,443 commercial aircraft were manufactured last year breaking the delivery record for a sixth […]

April 11, 2017

Mind the Skills Gap. Engineers – Your Industry Needs You!

Aerospace Engineers – your industry needs you! James Charlett, Business Manager for Consilium – Aerospace & Defence division addresses the chronic skills shortage issue in the UK aerospace industry. The UK aerospace industry is crying out for talent – but haven’t we heard this all before? If so, what is the cause of this problem; […]

October 16, 2014

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