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Welcome to the CEATA Training Academy


CEATA Training Academy would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for your continued support during this difficult period. In light of the Prime Minister’s announcement with COVID-19 we have make the difficult decision to temporarily close our academy but continue to work online with our apprentices. We feel we have an obligation and duty of care to our staff and their families as well as our apprentices.

We will keep you updated with any changes. In the meantime, if you have any questions regarding your apprenticeship please email Please continue to send through any applications, our 6 week course for the unemployed is currently not running but we are taking details for people who would like to join the next course – first come first served

Apprentice details :–

  • no day release at the moment but all working either from home or work on new exciting projects
  • CEATA tutors available by email/phone/Skype – message to keep working  on course work and stay safe
  • Remember to upload evidence onto OneFile
  • Remember to record all Off the Job Training on OneFile
  • Collect useful evidence from work – use videos!
  • We are taking recruitment requests from employers now to start apprentices from May through to October
  • CEATA can support employers reserve apprenticeship funding for starts later this year
  • CEATA staff still working to support apprentices based from home to ensure staff are safe

For the employer, please view our latest CEATA-newsletter.

CEATA is a dedicated engineering training academy in Nottingham. We specialise in welding, fabrication and mechanical engineering programmes and apprenticeships for businesses and individuals in the East Midlands.

At CEATA, we care about our learners and our employers. As we are engineering specialists and part of a very successful manufacturing business, we understand the needs of businesses and the importance of hands-on skills.

Engineering training courses in Nottingham

Our programmes include short engineering training courses for those wishing to learn basic engineering skills to gain employment, as well as apprenticeships and traineeships. All programmes are supported by our team of highly qualified and experienced tutors at our academy site. We are also able to deliver training on other business’ premises.

CEATA provide NVQ courses for those who have experience but lack a recognised qualification required to obtain site workers CSCS cards. We offer a range of qualifications from EAL, NCFE and Proqual, alongside bespoke professional welding courses.

Our training programmes run year-round, and we offer multiple entry points throughout the year to suit your needs. Our specialist staff are industry experts and can guide both learners and employers through the training landscape.

Whatever your engineering training needs, get in touch today to find out more.


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To discuss a training course, arrange a visit to the Academy and receive expert advice, please contact the CEATA Training Manager; you’ll be glad you did!

Call: 0115 986 6321 or Email Us

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