Our internship scheme aims to equip young people with the skills, confidence and experience to succeed in employment. During the program, candidates aged between 18-25 learn what skills employers are looking for and how their individual experiences and achievements can be used to sell their own personal “brand”. The course also makes full use of the Pump’s “Makerspace”, a state of the art facility that allows the candidates to explore a number of hi-tech manufacturing and fabrication techniques like 3D printing and laser engraving whilst teaching them the basics of,2d and 3d design principles.
During the program, candidates aged between 18-25 learn what skills employers are looking for and how their individual experiences and achievements can be used to sell their own personal “brand”.
Are you stuck in a rut with your career, here at The Pump we offer employability courses where you will learn Digital Fabrication skills, learn how to design 3D objects to print in our 3D printers, and create T-shirt designs on specialised software and print your designs yourself! you will also learn how to work a laser cutting machine to create an unlimited array of designs.
On top of all of this, you will have a CV, Interview and transferable skills workshop to open up employability potential.
We have many outside agencies visiting our groups regularly to help guide you on your journey during and after your time on the course.
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During the program, candidates aged between 18-25 learn what skills employers are looking for and how their individual experiences and achievements can be used to sell their own personal “brand”. They learn techniques to succeed at the application stage of finding employment and how to make agencies and job sites work most effectively on their behalf. Cover letters, personal statements and CVs are finely tuned over the period of the course to maximise chances of securing an interview.
Designed to promote and develop understanding and use of digital fabrication including 3D printing. The qualification supports the demand for science related qualifications and government policy in promoting science, technology, engineering and maths – STEM.
Haadhir started the course back in March and was an active and enthusiastic member of the group and really gained confidence as the course progressed. The Pump worked in conjunction with Business in the Community’s Ready for Work scheme to find a placement with Marks & Spencer
Nick is a 23-year-old who was very keen to work but due to a difficult few years including periods of homelessness, was struggling to find employment.
Zach and Nathan joined the scheme in May 2018, they had both had some short contracts in warehouse environments but were struggling to find reliable full time positions.
Without much experience he was struggling to find work so was keen to take advantage of the Pump’s employability scheme to gain vocational qualifications and build on-the-job experience. Arconic conducted interviews towards the end of the process and Jeff impressed with his enthusiasm and drive to succeed. As a result, he was offered a place on the prestigious 12-month internship scheme and started in late Oct 2018.
Callum approached the Pump in mid-2019 after hearing about the Work Experience scheme. He had been applying to the high profile apprenticeship schemes at companies like JLR but had experienced a few knockbacks. He had a keen interest in manufacturing and engineering but it’s fair to say his confidence was low and had been out of work for some time.