GTA England News

From an ex-Apprentice to CEO; GTA England welcomes Lee Childs

After leaving school, Lee Childs joined Black & Decker in Spennymoor as an engineering apprentice and spent his first three months learning basic skills at South West Durham Training in Newton Aycliffe. Now, 16 years later, he has returned to take … [Read more...]

NITAL Training Academy to meet the needs of employers

In October of this year GTA England member NITAL Training and Development opened the doors to their new training Academy in Kettering, Northamptonshire. The academy will train and develop apprentices across a range of engineering disciplines, … [Read more...]

And the winner is…

Following the GTA England annual conference at the IMechE in London, we are delighted to confirm the winners of the Apprentice of the year awards 2015: The Business Services Apprentice of the year Award is Henry Clark employed at Blackburn with … [Read more...]

New Flagship Gen2 Training Centre

Gen2 rises to the Skills Challenge and invests to support the future of Cumbrian Energy, Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing employers with Announcement of Multi-Million Pound project to construct flagship training centre at Workington. The … [Read more...]

Herefordshire and Worcestershire GTA – Award

This is awarded to a provider “who has made a significant contribution in supporting and delivering apprenticeships in Worcestershire, who are passionate about apprenticeships and have the learner at the heart of everything they do”. The event was … [Read more...]

GTA England welcomes new Board member: EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation

GTA England are delighted to announce the appointment of a new Board member, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation. A key advantage of collaboration would provide a stronger voice for the manufacturing sector and more effective and efficient service … [Read more...]

The Future of Apprenticeships

The last few months has seen almost unprecedented change in a sector that is very used to change. Our challenge as GTAs is as always to ensure we fully understand the changes and their impact, so we can continue to provide an outstanding service … [Read more...]


We recently held our Annual members Conference aimed at meeting the Governments targets on training and skills, as well as celebrating the successes of Apprentices across the country. The conference is particularly timely, with significant change … [Read more...]

A new partnership

City and Guilds has a long tradition of working with many of GTA England members but is pleased to be working towards a more formal relationship. With the changing educational landscape in both Apprenticeships and within the 14-19 market City and … [Read more...]

Proud partners

For the fourth year, EAL (Excellence, Achievement & Learning) are delighted to be supporting the GTA England Conference. As the specialist, employer-recognised awarding organisation for industry qualifications, we value working in partnership with … [Read more...]

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