Supporting IWED2017 on Friday 23rd June

Supporting IWED2017 on Friday 23rd June

DTA will be supporting International Women in Engineering Day which takes place annually on 23rd June. The day focuses attention on the amazing careers in engineering and technical roles for girls, and allows the celebration of the outstanding achievements of women engineers. 

The Women in Engineering Society (WES) is a charity which started in 1919 at the end of the First World War when the women who had worked in technical jobs during the war wanted to continue with this work. A change of law to ensure that the country reverted to a pre-war setting when the War finished ment that the women were unable to continue in their (engineering) jobs, and were unwanted in the technical professons.

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Outstanding achievement for DTA apprentices in National Finals

Outstanding achievement for DTA apprentices in National Finals

Nine apprentices from DTA narrowly missed out on being named Apprentice Team of the Year at the National Finals of the Brathay Apprentice Challenge. We are proud that the team placed fifth out of eight teams in the Finals. 

The Finals follow a testing five-month Challenge, the team from DTA were competing against seven of the country's leading apprentice employers and training providers. 

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