Supporting UK Composites


TRB’s Composites Apprenticeship Scheme Success

The value of the global composites manufacturing market is set to skyrocket, particularly as demand for clean transportation continues to increase. In the UK alone, it is predicted to be £12.5 billion by 2030. This...

Consultation on Changes to Funding Recommendation

The Institute for Apprenticeships is consulting on the process for how we recommend funding bands. This consultation launched on Monday 24th February and closes on Monday 6th April 2020 at midday.

The consultation sets out...

Norco Opens Composites Training Centre

Norco has opened a new training centre in a purpose-built facility to give hands-on training for new apprentices to tackle the local skills shortage.

Having won several long-term work contracts in 2018/19, Norco’s forecasted work...

Coleg Gwent Opens New Materials Centre Offering Composite Apprenticeship

Coleg Gwent welcomed companies including Zodiac Aerospace Ltd, GKN Aerospace and British Airways to the opening of its Dennison Advanced Materials Centre, the first of its kind in Wales. Economy Secretary, Ken Skates, officially opened...

Composites Technician Apprenticeship Offers Opportunity for Growth

2017 is a year of growth and opportunity for composites manufacturers as the new Composites Technician apprenticeship launched this month.

The modular training was developed by an Industrial Steering Group of Small and Medium Enterprises...


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