GTA England News

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...]

BRATHAY APPRENTICE CHALLENGE – DERWENT TRAINING ASSOCATION ANNOUNCED AS APPRENTICE TEAM OF THE YEAR FINALIST

Apprentices from GTA Derwent Training Association have been named National Finalists in the Brathay Apprentice Challenge search for the apprentice team of the year.  After four months of hard work by over 650 apprentices from across 75 organisations … [Read more...]

GOVERNANCE WEBINAR – WEBCAST AND SLIDES AVAILABLE

Following the webinar on Governance held on 16th March, the webcast, slides and the AOC Guide to Good Governance for English Colleges have been uploaded in to the Members Resources Library in the Governance Webinar Folder. If you have any queries … [Read more...]

SLIDES AVAILABLE – ADVANCED MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING TRAILBLAZER EMPLOYER BRIEFING

Motor Heritage Museum, Gaydon 14th March 2017. On behalf of the Trailblazer Employer groups covering the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector ; automotive, aerospace, airworthiness and marine defence GTA England and NFEC hosted the … [Read more...]

NEW : EMPLOYER LEVY CUSTOMISABLE LEAFLETS

Now available in the Members Resources Area are two leaflets for GTAs to use and customise for employers. Both contain information on the apprenticeship levy and how levy funding works for employers, plus information on the GTA network and our … [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...]

Update on the Digital Apprenticeship Service provider trial

We are working closely with the SFA on the development of the new Digital Apprenticeship Service and we now have four GTA England members who have been selected by the SFA to participate in the DAS provider trials - T2000, Alliance, GET and MGTS. … [Read more...]

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