Vaccine manufacturing

Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult’s Career Converter

In partnership with the Advanced Therapies Skills Training Network (ATSTN), Career Converter measures your transferable skills against the 16 most in-demand roles within the advanced therapies and vaccine manufacturing sector.

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What is it?

Career Converter is aimed at those looking to start or progress their career in advanced therapies manufacturing.

Using your current job role, CV or qualifications, Career Converter creates a detailed skills profile which matches your transferable and technical skills with high-demand jobs in the advanced therapies and vaccine manufacturing sector. 

It leverages the Enginuity Skills Framework, a unique database combining a bespoke skills taxonomy with labour market information.

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What are the benefits of Career Converter?

Helps individuals understand their career options

Career Converter helps users uncover potential career paths within advanced therapies and vaccine manufacturing that they might not have considered or been aware of, based on current skills empowering users to make informed decisions and approach their career development with greater confidence.

Identifies personalised role recommendations

Using the user's personalised skills profile, Career Converter will identify suitable job roles. This can be particularly beneficial for those unsure about their next career steps or how to leverage their existing skills in a new context.

Guides individuals' skills development

Career Converter identifies any transferable skills between a user’s current abilities and the requirements of the roles they are matched to. This can guide users on what additional training or qualifications they might need to transition successfully into a role in advanced therapies and vaccine manufacturing.

"Enginuity has been a key partner for the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, working with us to develop our career converter tool. Enginuity created a machine-based learning tool and skills-matching methodology, which extracted skills, knowledge, and behaviours from the most critically under-resourced jobs in vaccine manufacturing and matched them to jobs across all sectors. Users could discover which role in vaccine manufacturing best suited their current job role via an intuitive online tool."

Thomas Sims

Skills Programme Manager at Cell and Gene Technology Catapult

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How did the partnership come about?

In response to the industry Skills Demand Survey produced by the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult every 2 years, 16 in-demand roles were highlighted within the advanced therapies sector, requiring innovative ways to attract the right skills and talent into these critical positions. 

The Advanced Therapies Skills Training Network (ATSTN) approached Enginuity to leverage our unique view of skills in the engineering and manufacturing sector to develop an online tool that engages potential talent from inside and outside the sector, to fill the critical skills shortages and support people in navigating potential career options.

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What is the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult?

The Cell and Gene Therapy (CGT) Catapult is an independent innovation and technology organisation dedicated to advancing the cell and gene therapy industry, aiming to deliver life-changing advanced therapies to the world. 

Its aim is to create powerful collaborations, which overcome challenges to the advancement of the sector. The CGT Catapult coordinates three initiatives:

  1. The Advanced Skills Training Network (ATSTN) is a national initiative to drive growth across the advanced therapies and vaccine manufacturing industry, through offering access to training facilities and an online training platform.
  2. Established in 2018, the Advanced Therapies Apprenticeship Community (ATAC) is the first apprenticeship programme designed to train and upskill individuals in developing, manufacturing, and delivering innovative therapies at scale.
  3. The Skills and Training Laboratories (STL) offer access to state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and technology, and provide onboarding and upskilling solutions to a range of organisations.

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