Quality STE(A)M experiences for curious young people
Giving YOUNG PEOPLE opportunities to explore and experience STEM in a unique and virtual way.
We offer experiences designed to raise awareness, and inform young people how STEM is relevant, interesting and leads to a rewarding career. Throughout the experiences, young people have the opportunity to work on hands-on challenges, work towards the nationally recognised Industrial Cadets accreditation whilst interacting with STEM professionals and educators.
Young people will be inspired and...
gain insight into all things STEM
progress with making choices and follow a pathway to their dream career
achieve an Industrial Cadets accreditation
Teachers can be assured...
that our full range of experiences meet the Gatsby benchmarks
that our experiences fully support and enhance the career programme in school
CALLING ALL STEM EMPLOYERS
SPONSOR AN EXPERIENCE
that meets your CSR objectives
Partners/Employers- get involved...
strengthen skills within your team through mentor training and continued professional development.
raise your community profile and build links with schools and colleges
inspire young people and contribute towards creating a talent pipeline for your business
improve social mobility by delivering quality experiences to potential employees of the future
With industry and partner support, we aim to create a proficient future workforce, by delivering quality programmes, helping to develop skills and raise awareness of STEM careers
WHAT STUDENTS SAY ABOUT OUR EXPERIENCES
"I learnt loads and had loads of fun learning how to code robots "
Experiences for under 13 year olds
Experiences for 13-16 year olds
ROUTES INTO STEM
Here is an exciting opportunity to explore the various routes you can take towards your STEM career. This course is designed to give insight into pathways following GCSE's including study routes via colleges, & university and direct apprenticeship routes through industry. This inspiring course is run during half terms and young people will be able to tour a variety of institutions virtually and also have access to live career sessions and mentor panels with STEM employers.
When does it run?
February, May, October 2021
20 hours to be completed over 2 weeks inclusive of half term.
Industrial Cadets Bronze
£60 towards the cost of administration and the Industrial Cadets Silver award. Bursary places are available.
Experiences for over 16 year olds
Insight into University is a comprehensive on-line course allowing students to experience STEM studies at university and the career opportunities that these subjects lead to. It will provide access to information on student life, STEM projects and activities set by leading UK universities and global STEM companies, first year undergraduate lectures, live interactive sessions with academics, admissions tutors, employers and current students. Read more
Industrial Cadets Silver
previously known as Headstart & Inspire
When does it run?
Mid June – Mid August 2021
30 hours to be completed during 8 weeks in the summer
£50 towards the cost of administration and the Industrial Cadets Silver award. Bursary places are available.