Students will work as a team on a set STEM project and have the opportunity to gain key skills for learning, life and work.
Students will learn about their future career paths and the exciting STEM opportunities available to them, through their partner company and a variety of webinars from STEM professionals and universities.
Aligned with the Curriculum for Excellence and the Gatsby Careers Benchmarks, it enhances the work students complete in their academic education.
At the end of the scheme, students graduate as Bronze-level Industrial Cadets, a nationally recognised award that students can use as evidence of their experience and take forward to complement their future applications and career journeys.
Bronze project complements the national curriculum, exploring STEM within an industrial context and in partnership with a company mentor.
Minimum of 4 participants, maximum of 6 participants.
School fee is £150 for a team of 6 students who will graduate as a Bronze Industrial Cadets.
Bursaries are available.
Dates and location
From 26 November 2021 to 31 May 2022, mostly online and some opportunities for some face-to-face sessions around the UK.
Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects
Improve attainment and progress in STEM subjects
Learning what the engineering workplace is like
Develop engineering employability skills
Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers
Challenge stereotypes by showing the diversity of disciplines, people and skills involved in engineering
The Gatsby benchmarks are a framework for good careers guidance for schools across all of England and in some areas across the rest of the UK. This experience helps your school to reach the following benchmarks:
The essential skills every young person needs to succeed in education and their future career. Find out more at the Skills Builder Partnership. This experience builds the following skills:
Problem solving - the ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.
Teamwork - working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goal.
An exciting online course for Year 9 to 10/S3 to S4 students to explore the various routes they can take towards their STEM career.
Year 11 to 12/S5 to S6 students can experience STEM studies at university and the career opportunities that these subjects lead to.