Plan launched to attract thousands of Bradford school children into manufacturing

Tuesday 17th April 2018

Ambitious plans to give more than 20,000 school children a chance to experience the world of manufacturing have officially been launched in Bradford.   

Bradford Manufacturing Week will take place between October 8 and 12 with the aim to introduce the district’s manufacturers to young people and boost apprenticeship numbers. Organised by West & North Yorkshire Chamber and backed by the newly-formed Bradford Economic Partnership the week-long programme is designed to create more inspired, informed and ‘work ready’ applicants into the sector.

Bradford Manufacturing Week is being delivered with Bradford-based school and career specialists Aspire igen with additional sponsorship from Gordons, Naylor Wintersgill, the Bradford Economic Partnership, Mitton Mechanical and the University of Bradford, alongside a steering group including Bradford Grammar School, Bradford Council and local businesses.


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