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. 

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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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