World Skills 2018 – Friday 16th November, Birmingham NEC 10.00 – 2.00 pm

WorldSkills CALL TO ACTION – participating in WorldSkills; a unique GTA England and WorldSkills UK event – Friday 16th November, Birmingham NEC 10.00 – 2.00 pm We have recently written to all CEOs to announce our partnership with WorldSkills UK … [Read more...]

Transition to Standards – Professional Registration

As all GTAs know, the ENG TECH standard is a feature of end-point assessment for engineering apprenticeships. At the two Members’ days in July we heard about the wider benefits of professional registration from the three-key engineering professional … [Read more...]

EAL Partnership

Members attending the workshops on the value of professional registration and End Point Assessment (EPA), will recall that we are currently scoping out various models of how this could work in practice with EAL and Semta Group. The principle plays … [Read more...]

Professional Body Accreditation and Registration

Following the launch of the GTA England Survey on Professional Body Accreditation we have now compiled the interim summary. In total, 107 people completed the survey broken down between CEOs on behalf of the GTA, trainers and assessors and … [Read more...]

Quality Review

May review of the most recently published inspection reports of independent learning providers. I believe that a very worthwhile exercise is to take time to review the most recently published reports in the sector that is most pertinent to the … [Read more...]

Brathay Triumph – Second win for Gen 2 apprentices and Derwent team achieve 5th.

Nine apprentices from GSK Ulverston trained by GEN 2 have been named the apprentice team of the year, following a testing five month Challenge that saw them compete against teams from the country’s leading apprentice employers and their own fellow … [Read more...]

GTA All Stars!

Adam Sharp, our own GTA England Engineering Apprentice of the Year has won the EAL Award for Advanced Apprentice of The Year at the National Apprenticeship Awards. This is one of the top three national awards so congratulations to Adam and Gen 2 for … [Read more...]

DfE call for applications for industry professionals to lead and join technical education panels – closing date 13th February 2017

The Department for Education has launched the application process for the industry panel chairs and members who will help shape the future technical education system in England. The application requires a short statement (maximum 500 words), … [Read more...]

Alliance Learning receive MBDA recognition award

GTA England are delighted to announce that Aileen Randhawa, HR Director at MBDA has also become the latest recruit on the Employer Advisory Group.  This group was created to advise and inform the GTA England Board on the workforce development needs … [Read more...]

Derwent apprenticeship award winner

In October, Natasha Pitts of Dale Power Solutions became the winner of the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) Regional Apprentice of the Year in the Higher/Degree Apprentice category, and has now qualified for the national finals which will be … [Read more...]

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