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Shaping the Future for Engineering
01653 697698 | Contact Us


Thinking about becoming an Engineering Apprentice?


We offer Apprenticeships in the following disciplines:

  • Mechanical Manufacture
  • Electrical and Electronic
  • Fabrication & Welding
  • Maintenance
  • CAD Design
  • Project and Quality.


Derwent Training Association is a training provider based in Malton, North Yorkshire. We are run by industry professionals and have over 25 years experience in training apprentices. We provide apprentice training for employers in the York, Ryedale and Yorkshire Coast areas.


How do I become an Advanced Engineering Apprentice?


You will need to complete our online application form and email us an up to date copy of your CV which we can send to employers. 

Once we have received your complete form we will invite you to attend our online assessment test. It is essential for all applicants to sit the test before their details are sent to any employers. 

We recommend that you have 4 GCSE's (C or above) in Maths, English and ICT or equivalent to apply for an Engineering Apprenticeship.

If you are unsure if Engineering or an Apprenticeship is something for you, we are more than happy to arrange a tour of the building and have a chat about what we do here at DTA.

For more information please contact us either via email on info@derwenttraining.co.uk or Tel: (01653) 697698


How do I find an Engineering Apprentice for my business?


As an 'employer led' training centre, DTA are here to work with you, helping you with the recruitment, making sure that the training of the apprentice meets your business requirements and ensuring the highest standard of training all at minimal cost to your business. 

Please contact Howard Cooper on howard@derwenttraining.co.uk to show your interest in taking on an Apprentice and we will arrange for someone to come and visit your company with more information.