It’s no secret that the manufacturing industry is experiencing a skills shortage. With demand growing and manufacturing being seen as a key industry for the UK following Brexit, one way that manufacturers can bridge this skills gap is by utilising their Apprenticeship Levy.
FANUC UK is one of the many UK manufacturers that welcomes apprentices to its Coventry facility. Working closely with its neighbours, the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), FANUC has recently welcomed two of MTC’s ‘gold standard’ apprentices, Oscar Pickerill, 20, and Ben Farmer, 17. Here, they explain why they made the decision to seek a careerx in manufacturing.