Christmas Shutdown

Christmas Shutdown

DTA will be shut to learners from Friday 22nd December until Monday 8th January 2018 when they will return on their normal day of attendance that week. The DTA Office will be closed from 12pm on Friday 22nd December. 

We would like to thank all employers for their continued support. 

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Congratulations to Rillington Scouts for gaining electronics badge.

Congratulations to Rillington Scouts for gaining electronics badge.

We are pleased to have been offering the facilities of our Mechatronics Lab to Rillington Scouts on a Monday evening in order for them to gain their electronics badge. The work has been led by Dale Power Solutions and DTA apprentice Hannah Magowan who is their Scout Leader. 

For the past 6 weeks the Scouts have had to build 3 electronic circuits and at least one of these had to be soldered. They also had to do testing using a multimeter, know basic electrical principles, circuit symbols and ways to identify component values. 

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Welcome to DTA's new Trainers

Welcome to DTA's new Trainers

DTA are pleased to welcome two new members of staff to our training team; Jeff Wood and Kevin Randerson.

Jeff joins Keith McCrorie in our Fabrication and Welding team after taking a re-training opportunity as part of leaving Redcar Steel Works.

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Dale Power and Hannah Magowan make National Finals

Dale Power and Hannah Magowan make National Finals

After a recent win at the Regional Finals, Dale Power Solutions and Advanced Electrical Apprentice, Hannah Magowan are through to the national final of the 2017 National Apprenticeship Awards.

Dale Power Solutions is now one of the finalists in the Large Employer category and will be competing with 2 other finalists for the 2017 title. Engineering apprentice, Hannah Magowan who joined Dale Power Solutions in 2015 at the age of 16 having gained 11 A-A* GCSE's is one of 3 finalists who have made it through the regional heats to the finals for National Advanced Apprentice of the Year. 

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DTA takes trip to Engineering College

DTA takes trip to Engineering College

DTA would like to thank The Engineering College in Birkenhead for welcoming Keith McCrorie and Jeff Wood our Fabrication and Welding Trainers, Kelly Lambert a Fabrication and Welding Apprentice at ProSpeed, York and DTA's Business Admin Apprentice Alyssa Wood for a fantastic visit on Thursday 30th November and Friday 1st December. 

DTA and The Engineering College are both part of the GTA England network who encourage Training Providers to work together to develop aspects of their business and share methods of good practice. 

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