ERIC Number: ED060448
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Engineering and Scientific Training Schemes, Including Industrial Awards for Degree Courses for Those Leaving School in 1972 and 1973.
Hills, Joan, Ed.
This revised edition of a 1955 publication is designed to help those who have chosen careers in engineering or science, and in particular, those who wish to pursue their technical training in some association with industry on leaving school. The introduction discusses: changes in this edition; trends in sandwich training; industrial awards; how to qualify as an engineer (university entrance, CNAA degrees, HND, the CEI Examination, and technicians), application to firms. Section 1, Students in Engineering and Science, lists firms in alphabetical order showing the products, the subjects in which they offer training, age limits, pattern of training, and availability of sponsorship at colleges. Section 2, Group Apprenticeships, discusses The Engineering Industries Group Apprenticeship and The Scottish Electrical Training Scheme. Section 3, Industrial Awards for Degree Courses, includes firms and other organizations offering full support (maintenance and fees, or salary) for students at university or polytechnic. Section 4, Training with the Armed Forces, presents engineering and science training schemes in the Army, the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force. In Section 5, The Professional Institutions, The Council of Engineering Institutions, its constituent professional bodies, and the other main professional institutions in engineering and science fields are discussed. An index, bibliography, and glossary are provided. (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Apprenticeships, Armed Forces, Career Education, Degree Requirements, Engineering Education, Industrial Education, Professional Education, School Business Relationship, Science Education, Technical Education, Trainees, Training Methods, Work Study Programs, Young Adults
The Public Schools Appointments Bureau, 17 Queen Street, Mayfair, London W1X 8BL, England (90pence)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Public Schools Appointments Bureau, London (England).
Identifiers: England; Sandwich Courses