The Institutes of Technology (IOT) have been formed across England to enhance the career and employment chances of young people and adults. The programmes that have been created at the institutes have been designed in collaboration with employers, colleges, and universities to ensure students are work-ready and to offer clear career progression.
At the Lincolnshire Institute of Technology, our aim is to develop the talent and skills to drive exciting new age industries and play a role in enabling a dynamic, technology driven economy. We aim to support continuous life long learning by offering opportunities for personal and professional development.
At the Lincolnshire Institute of Technology, we aim to:
The Lincolnshire Institute of Technology brings together the University of Lincoln, Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education, DN Colleges Group (North Lindsey College), Bishop Burton College (Riseholme College), Boston College, Grantham College and University Centre, Lincoln College, Lincoln UTC, Bakkavor Plc, and Olympus Automation Limited, with the support of the Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership, Siemens Energy UK, and CATCH.
Adult learners are set to benefit from free courses at the Lincolnshire Institute of Technology (IoT) that will help them to rapidly upskill or retrain, and in turn plug local skills gaps.
65 short and modular courses will start to roll out from later this month at 10 Institutes of Technology (IoTs) across England, including Lincolnshire IOT, in sought-after STEM subjects. This will include courses such as Artificial Intelligence, Digitisation of Manufacturing, Digital Construction, Agricultural Robotics, and Cyber Security.
The courses will be a blend of classroom and remote online study and will vary in length from 50 to 138 hours – giving more adults greater flexibility in how and when they learn, so they can fit it around their day to day lives.
The Lincolnshire Institute of Technology was proud to contribute to the celebration of International Women in Engineering in 2021. Our virtual event welcomed renowned female engineers who discussed their work, why they chose engineering as a career, and their experiences of working in a sector that influences everything that surrounds us.
At Lincoln, we recognise the importance of engineering to the future of the UK economy and our School of Engineering combines state-of-the-art research and development and teaching facilities with research-informed teaching and industrial links.
The National Centre for Food Manufacturing aims to provide the best experience for apprentices through flexible delivery and innovative teaching and learning, and have worked with employers and the Trailblazer Groups to be able to offer a comprehensive range of new standards including the sector’s first Higher Level and Degree Apprenticeships.
Find out more about the experiences of our apprenticeship students and their career progression since completing their programmes in our video.
You can also read more about Joe Hughes, a Level 3 Supply Chain Practitioner at Nestlé UK, who recently completed his End Point Assessment (EPA) with OAL. Joe chose to do an apprenticeship when finishing college as he did not feel a degree was the right path for him to take.
Cian Short, Early Career Manager at Bakkavor, one of the University of Lincoln's key apprenticeship partners, explains how their apprentice scheme works, and how it helps create future stars for the company.
You can also find out more about careers in food and nutrition on the Food Matters Careers hub and student zone.