Portakabin apprentice Jordan joins the IFA

Portakabin apprentice Jordan joins the IFA

Congratulations to Portakabin apprentice Jordan Layne who has been successful with his application to the Institute for Apprenticeships and will join them as apprentice representative.

The Institute for Apprenticeships is an employer-led body that ensures high-quality apprenticeship standards in England. Their panel of apprentices reports directly to the board and are all apprentices from different occupations and have had varying experience. The main purpose of the panel is to ensure that the views of apprentices are represented across the work and governance of the Institute. The panel decides for itself which issues to focus on and can advise and challenge the Board.

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Exploring Engineering Event

Exploring Engineering Event

 

DTA's new Exploring Engineering Event was held on Wednesday 16th May to celebrate 30 years in training and the Government's scheme of 2018 being announced as the Year of Engineering. 

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2018 MACH Exhibition

2018 MACH Exhibition

Over 40 DTA apprentices attended the MACH Exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham on Wednesday 11th April. MACH is a trade show which takes place every 2 years' and deals specifically in engineering based manufacturing. The trip was organised by DTA's Training and Assessment Manager, Bob Watmore, to allow apprentices to look at the new advancement in technology within the engineering industry. DTA have previously taken apprentices in 2016 and 2014 and all commented that they benefited from attending the exhibition. 

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Dale Power Solutions awarded Queen's Award for Enterprise: Promoting Opportunity 2018

Dale Power Solutions awarded Queen's Award for Enterprise: Promoting Opportunity 2018

Critical power product and services provider Dale Power Solutions has been awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise: Promoting Opportunity 2018. The award has been given in recognition of the very successful apprenticeship programme that the company has been operating for a number of years. The programme aims to communicate the benefits of apprenticeships, promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and work within the local community to provide accessible training, career opportunities, and an alternative to further education. 

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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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