GTA England News

Apprenticeship Standards update December 2017

I am delighted to provide an update of progress on the Standards which GTA England, along with its employers, lead. These include: Engineering Operative at Level 2 which encompasses 6 job roles including: Maintenance; MME; Electrical and … [Read more...]

GTA England Event Calendar for January – March 2018

GTA England Event Calendar for January - March 2018 Is now available within the Members Resources Library within the Events Calendar Folder stored within the Members area Highlights Include: 16 January 2018 10:30am – 12:00pm Webinar EPA – … [Read more...]

GTA England 2017-2018 Apprentice of the Year Awards

We are delighted to announce that the GTA England Apprentice of the Year Awards for 2017-2018 are in partnership with Semta, as a feature of the growing collaboration between our two organisations. The Semta Skills Awards on 1st March 2018 will stage … [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...]


Our GTA autumn event calendar is now available to download HERE . It is stored in the Member Resources Library in an EVENTS CALENDAR folder and can be downloaded and viewed at any time. Highlights include  Members' Day Tuesday 3rd October … [Read more...]


Following  yesterday's webinar on the new  ITT  for delivering apprenticeships to non-levy paying employers, the slides, webcast and ITT questions map have all been uploaded to the Members' Resources Area into the ITT RoATP folder. All documents are … [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...]

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