Apprentice employer Dale Power Solutions has won the British Army Award for Large Employer of the Year 2017 at the National Apprenticeship Awards; beating Home Group and Volvo Group and Eire in the Finals.
We are pleased to announce that apprentice employer Rosti Automotive, Pickering have been named as finalists in the Learning and Development Category in the 2018 Ryebas Awards.
The awards are due to be held on Tuesday 30th January at The White Swan in Ampleforth.
DTA are proud to have raised £64 as part of Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 15th December in order to raise money for Save the Children UK.
Thank you to all of those who donated and got involved.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Over 130 people were in attendance at DTA's annual Awards and Graduation Ceremony on Thursday 19th October to celebrate the success of all apprentices. 35 graduates were being celebrated for completing their apprenticeships with local employers across Ryedale, York and the Yorkshire Coast and are now all fully qualified engineers following a 4 year programme.
DTA presented a variety of awards on the evening to hard working apprentices such as the Lord Derwent Award for effort and achievement, Apprentice of the Year and Highly Commended in Electrical/Maintenance, Mechanical and Fabrication and Welding, Final Year NVQ, Higher Apprenticeship and Employer of the Year which was won by ISF, York as well as Mentor of the Year won by Dan Hall of UAD Engineering, Scarborough.