Posted: Thu 10th Feb 2022

Updated: Wed 16th Feb

Wrexham Glyndwr working to boost skills with degree apprenticeships

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Feb 10th, 2022

Wrexham Glyndwr University is working to boost skills, helping companies to attract, recruit and retain talented people through a Degree Apprenticeship Programme.

The University is offering six fully funded Degree Apprenticeship Programmes which start at the end of the month for employees of Welsh companies to access. The courses are:

  • Cyber Security
  • Software Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Low Carbon Energy, Efficiency and Sustainability

Laura Gough, Head of Enterprise at Wrexham Glyndwr University said: “We are very pleased to announce we are recruiting for our Degree Apprenticeship programmes so early into 2022 and have funding available to support learners.”

Wrexham Glyndwr University has supported a large number of businesses through the Degree Apprenticeship programme to date across many sectors.

Christine Sheibani HR Director at Comtek Network Systems (UK) Ltd, said: “The Degree Apprenticeships are perfect in matching on the job experience with the wealth of academic knowledge and support available at Wrexham Glyndwr University.

“It truly links education and industry in ways which has mutual benefits. The advantages of having a fully funded degree whilst also working speak for themselves.

“The employer also gains from having a degree course which can be tailored to the needs of the job thus benefitting both the student and the business.”

Comtek is currently recruiting for a new member of staff to join the business and undertake a Degree Apprenticeship through Wrexham Glyndwr.

For more information about the role, you can visit Comtek’s website or the Careers Wales website.

The Apprenticeships are open to employers throughout Wales. Help and advice is on hand for any company hoping to develop higher level skills within the workplace through combining academic study with work based learning.

For further details contact enterprise@glyndwr.ac.uk


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