World-class manufacturing

Requires world-class skills


Semta is the parent company of the Skills Academy and together they  represent an exciting evolution in the way we train our workforce. For the first time, employers can take control of the design and delivery of learning in their industry, working in partnership with government and top training providers, from both the public and private sectors.

Semta is the employer-led skills council for Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies in the UK.  The sectors it represents are:  Aerospace, Automotive, Bioscience, Electrical, Electronics, Maintenance, Marine, Mathematics, Mechanical, Metals and Engineered Metal Products and Science.  Its role is to raise skills levels and competitiveness in the 76,000 companies and 2,000,000-strong workforce that make up these sectors. 

Its National Skills Academy for Manufacturing (the Skills Academy ) exists to provide the sector with the training it needs to stay world-class. 

We have a network of approved providers who are proven to deliver bottom line benefits through training and support.  All Skills Academy providers undergo rigorous ongoing checks and continued professional development against our Skills Academy standard.  This ensures they continue to deliver world-class solutions to meet employers' needs.

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