Energy Meets Experience Knowledge Transfer Workshop

Energy Meets Experience Knowledge Transfer Workshop

Free workshops for North Yorkshire and East Riding Engineering, Digital and Manufacturing SME's.

North Yorkshire Business and Education Partnership (NYBEP) has designed a Toolkit in partnership with Derwent Training Association on behalf of Calderdale College. It forms part of the College's wider work within an ESF-funded Skills Support for the Workforce programme, which aims to support the skills priotities of the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership

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DTA raise money for Saint Catherine's Hospice

DTA raise money for Saint Catherine's Hospice

DTA are pleased to have raised £38 for Saint Catherine's Hospice as part of Yorkshire Coast Radio's Bring a Pound to Work Day.

Thank you to all Staff and Apprentices who donated to a great charity. 

Shaping the Future for Engineering at Open Evening

Shaping the Future for Engineering at Open Evening

DTA's training centre in Malton was busy with budding engineers on Tuesday 6th March visiting the Open Evening as part of National Apprenticeship Week.

The evening allowed visitors to have a tour of DTA's facilities such as the Mechanical Workshop, state of the art Mechatronics Lab and Welding Bays. It also gave them the opportunity to ask current apprentices about their experience of being an engineering apprentice and finding out what great local employers are on their doorstep in North Yorkshire and what a career in their company entails.

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Apprentices take their learning into the community

Apprentices take their learning into the community

DTA's first year welding apprentices took their on the job learning into the community on Tuesday 6th February to repair a broken fence around a veteran tree in Malton's Castle Gardens.

The project which was in partnership with Derwent Riverside Project Group allowed the apprentices to apply skills they wouldn't normally use in their day to day jobs; designing the fence which included costings and transportation from DTA's training centre to Castle Garden which allowed them to develop their communication skills by having open discussions with the rest of their group which will benefit them in their careers within the local area. The apprentices who took part in the project showed fantastic teamwork and work ethic throughout the duration of the project. 

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Apprentice Open Evening - Tuesday 6th March

Apprentice Open Evening - Tuesday 6th March

DTA's annual Open Evening is due to take place on Tuesday 6th March 4pm - 7pm as part of National Apprenticeship Week and National Careers Week.

The evening will give visitors the opportunity to speak to local employers' about career opportunities in their companies and what a job entails, have a look around our specialist training facilities and have a go with some interactive engineering activities. Visitors can also speak to current apprentices from different companies across North Yorkshire about their experience and what their roles entail. 

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DTA celebrating 30 years' of engineering the future

DTA celebrating 30 years' of engineering the future

DTA Staff & Apprentices (Credit to Gazette and Herald)

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DTA Apprentices lead the way for Apprenticeship Standards

DTA Apprentices lead the way for Apprenticeship Standards

We are extremely pleased after being one of the first Training Providers in region to offer the Apprenticeship Standards from September 2017 that the first year apprentices who sat the centre's first ever AME2 units passed with well over half the class achieving Merit or Distinction grades. Well done to all!

Double success for Dale Power Solutions at National Apprenticeship Awards 2017

Double success for Dale Power Solutions at National Apprenticeship Awards 2017

Apprentice employer Dale Power Solutions has won the British Army Award for Large Employer of the Year 2017 at the National Apprenticeship Awards; beating Home Group and Volvo Group and Eire in the Finals. 

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Rosti Automotive Finalists in Ryebas Awards

Rosti Automotive Finalists in Ryebas Awards

We are pleased to announce that apprentice employer Rosti Automotive, Pickering have been named as finalists in the Learning and Development Category in the 2018 Ryebas Awards. 

The awards are due to be held on Tuesday 30th January at The White Swan in Ampleforth. 

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DTA celebrates Christmas Jumper Day

DTA celebrates Christmas Jumper Day

DTA are proud to have raised £64 as part of Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 15th December in order to raise money for Save the Children UK. 

Thank you to all of those who donated and got involved.