About CEATA


CEATA is a dedicated engineering training academy specialising in welding, fabrication and mechanical engineering programmes and apprenticeships.

Canal Engineering established the training academy in 2013 to deliver skills for our own workforce to ensure business growth and sustainability. Following this, CEATA quickly expanded to offer apprenticeships and other programmes to engineering businesses across the East Midlands.

We are listed on the Education and Skills Funding Agencies Register of Training Organisations (ROTO) and Register of Apprentice Training Providers (RoATP).

The Canal Group

The Canal Group has a heritage of innovation and quality that stretches back to its formation in 1924. Based in Nottingham, Canal is proud to design, manufacture and install bespoke metalwork from British steel. We have worked with many different sectors and completed countless projects throughout the UK and beyond.

Over the years, Canal’s experience in high-quality metal fabrication has led to expansion into five discrete companies:

  • Canal Architectural
  • Aspen Stainless
  • Ajax Safe Access
  • CEATA Training Academy
  • Imperial Tobacco Reclaim

Visit Canal Engineering’s website to find out more about our group of companies.

CEATA is here to help

We offer expert training, apprenticeships and and advice for both students and employers. Our dedication to advancing career prospects and improving the quality of engineering training makes us highly regarded in both the education and engineering sectors.

To discuss a training course or to arrange a visit to the academy, please contact Karen Hodgson, CEATA’s General Manager on 0115 986 6321, or get in touch online.

Call us Today

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

Latest from the Blog

4 soft skills that employers are looking for

Soft skills are the important traits that can turn a good employee into a great one. They are the types of skill that are difficult to measure on paper, unlike professional or academic qualifications, or job experience. Soft skills help you to work effectively and thus they are highly sought after by employers and recruiters….