Higher Apprenticeships visit the University of York

Higher Apprenticeships visit the University of York

Final Year Higher Apprenticeship students Matt Tindall, Darren Kirk, Joe Godliman and Mike Coates who are currently studying HND were lucky to visit York University and be shown around their integrated circuit manufacturing facilities by Dr Iain Will.

The University of York is home to pioneering manufacturing and research and in the clean room where the apprentices are pictured; circuits are designed, built, connected, encapsulated and tested. The air in the facility is filtered to a degree far higher than any hospital operating theatre, as the smallest particle of dust can get into the assembly and cause chip failure. 

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Tom & Macauley head to Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

Tom & Macauley head to Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

Tom and Macauley pictured with DTA's Training and Assessment Manager Bob Watmore

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We're Hiring!

We're Hiring!

Do you want to make a tangible difference to Engineering Apprenticeships in Yorkshire?

DTA need Trainers and Assessors this summer to meet increased employer demand in Advanced and Higher skills in Engineering. 

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How can we change opinions around apprenticeships?

How can we change opinions around apprenticeships?

DTA's Alyssa and IQ Engineers' Dezhaun had the fantastic opportunity to be interviewed by the Telegraph about their experience of being an apprentice and how as part of the Industry Apprentice Council they're working to change opinions around apprenticeships and to explode myths that that still exist. 

Read the full article on The Telegraph here - https://bit.ly/2NGIqyf

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In Loving Memory of our Colleague Howard Cooper

In Loving Memory of our Colleague Howard Cooper

It is with great sadness that DTA has to announce that our colleague Howard Cooper passed away on Thursday 5th July after a long battle with cancer. 

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STEAM East through to Stage 2 of IoT bid

STEAM East through to Stage 2 of IoT bid

DTA are pleased that in partnership with local colleges, further and higher education providers, university's and employers STEAM East has passed Stage One of the Institute of Technologies (IoT) bid to propose capital investment of £14m across the region. 

Partners in the STEAM East IoT are:

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Matthew Tindall wins BTEC Highly Commended Award

Matthew Tindall wins BTEC Highly Commended Award

Congratulations to Matthew Tindall of Dale Power Solutions in Scarborough who has won the 2018 BTEC Apprentice of the Year (19+).

He started his Advanced Apprenticeship in 2012 straight after completing his GCSE's and finished his Level 3 in 2015 to progress onto the first year of DTA's Higher Apprenticeship programme which he is due to complete this year. 

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Congratulations as first apprentice completes degree

Congratulations as first apprentice completes degree

All at DTA would like to say congratulations to Natasha of Dale Power Solutions, Scarborough who has completed her degree with a First Class BEng(Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Natasha celebrated her graduation on Monday and she was presented with the Walter Firth Prize which is awarded to the best student in the field of electronic engineering - another award to add to her collection!

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DTA celebrates 30 Years in Training

DTA celebrates 30 Years in Training

DTA were pleased to hold the celebration for our 30 Years in Training on Friday 29th June at Oscar's in Norton. 

All Staff and Directors would like to thank everyone for attending the evening and for their continued support throughout the years.

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DTA apprentices make changes at Industry Apprentice Council Meeting

DTA apprentices make changes at Industry Apprentice Council Meeting

IQ Engineers apprentices Liam and Dezhaun along with DTA's Business Administrator Alyssa attended the Industry Apprentice Council meeting at Siemens in Manchester on Friday 1st June. 

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