DTA Apprentices lead the way for Apprenticeship Standards

DTA Apprentices lead the way for Apprenticeship Standards

We are extremely pleased after being one of the first Training Providers in region to offer the Apprenticeship Standards from September 2017 that the first year apprentices who sat the centre's first ever AME2 units passed with well over half the class achieving Merit or Distinction grades. Well done to all!

Double success for Dale Power Solutions at National Apprenticeship Awards 2017

Double success for Dale Power Solutions at National Apprenticeship Awards 2017

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. 

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Rosti Automotive Finalists in Ryebas Awards

Rosti Automotive Finalists in Ryebas Awards

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. 

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DTA celebrates Christmas Jumper Day

DTA celebrates Christmas Jumper Day

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. 

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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Luke crowned Malton & Norton's Bright Young Star

Luke crowned Malton & Norton's Bright Young Star

DTA are proud of Luke Woods de Lacy of Rosti Automotive (pictured above with Training Manager, Bob Watmore) who was crowned Malton and Norton's Bright Young Star at the Pride of Malton and Norton Awards on Saturday 4th November. 

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