For Employers: 

Tackle current skills gaps and anticipate future skills needs; drawing on applied research 
Get help developing and retaining local talent, reducing need to recruit from outside the region 
Access local, industry standard, specialist training facilities; reducing need to train outside region 
Adapt and create learning provision tailored to your needs, more quickly 
Enable your current workforce to retrain and upskill, and new entrants to digital, engineering, manufacturing and construction sectors 
Work with East Midlands IoT as it provide strategic leadership for East Midlands STEM provision and initiatives, making them more coherent and easier to navigate. 
Derby and Loughborough CEOs on benefits of engaging with education  

Get involved: 

There are many ways businesses can engage with EMIoT: 
Visit – take a tour of one of our facilities and experience for yourself our state-of-the-art learning environments that you and your staff can benefit from. 
Advertise apprenticeship vacancies – secure the best new talent by promoting your apprenticeship opportunities across EMIoT partners. 
Set live projects – get fresh insight into live issues that your business is facing by setting projects for our students to explore through independent and group study. 
Present at Career Fairs – raise awareness of your organisation among potential future employees and inspire interest in the work of your organisation by attending a Careers Fair. 
Host a student visit – raise your profile among future potential employees and inspire interest in the kinds of jobs your organisation has available by hosting a visit. 
Promote employment opportunities – access a rich pool of talent by sharing your job vacancies with students looking for a new opportunity. 
Design programmes – working in collaboration with our Curriculum Group to co-design courses that help to fulfil the needs of your business and other employers in the local area. 
Deliver career talks – help build the pipeline of talent in specific roles within your industry by giving career talks to our students, both young people and adults looking to embark on a new career and among more experienced adults already working in a technical role. 
Offer work experience placements – discover new talent, gain exposure to fresh thinking and help expand the skills of our students through tailored placements. 
Deliver industry talks and masterclasses – help upskill teaching staff, inspire the next generation of young people as well as skilled, motivated adults already working in STEM by volunteering as an Industry Speaker. 
Become a sponsor – raise your profile regionally among potential customers, influencers and partners by donating equipment or becoming an event or competition sponsor and help us expand our reach among future learners. 

Get in touch: 

To find out more about the East Midlands Institute of Technology please complete our Contact form or email us at admin@emiot.ac.uk 
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