Category: Skills

June saw the conclusion of the fourth and final Infuse cohort, leaving a positive legacy for our region through the 120-strong network of public service innovators nurtured over the last three years - and dozens of solutions delivered to the many different challenges faced by the public bodies of South East Wales.
Where can employers connect with the digital graduate talent that’s right for their business - and engage those priceless digital skills, at zero cost?
Cardiff Capital Region is on the cusp of a critical energy transformation - and CAVC’s recent Hydrogen Skills Workshop gave a glimpse into the cleaner, greener and more sustainable future ahead …
A new powerhouse for digital skilling is about to launch, with CCR’s Venture Graduates and the Big Learning Company joining forces to offer an immersive and dynamic digital skills boot camp for graduates.
Businesses are built on talented, well-trained people – now more than ever. So the Venture ‘Rise & Shine’ breakfast event is ‘must-attend’ for any employer and enterprise looking to improve their talent pipeline, nurture skills amongst existing employees – or simply make their business the best ‘people business’ it can be.
Like most other modern economies, a combination of demographic shift, race to zero and fourth industrial revolution presents Cardiff Capital Region with some of the most monumental challenges - and opportunities - witnessed in the field of human capital.
March brought major headlines from FinTech Wales, USW and de Novo Solutions, Women in STEM, Chwarae Teg and City & Guilds
February brought news of a major skills funding boost for Creative Industries in our region, together with two studies showing a surge in apprenticeship uptake and the importance placed by Gen Z on training and development. Those reports made Welsh Water’s record apprenticeship offering look inspired - but celebrations were muted by news of a continued gender pay gap, even in female-dominated industries ...
Today marks the start of National Apprenticeship Week - a celebration of the many different types of apprenticeships on offer to people of all ages and backgrounds. With such a huge variety of learning pathways to explore, we’re spotlighting the Shared Apprenticeships that are proving so successful here in South East Wales …
2023 started on a celebratory note, with 41 finalists revealed for the CIPD Wales Awards. January also brought the sobering news that Wales needs 9,100 more Construction Workers by 2027 - reminding us of both the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead ….

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