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Bespoke Training for Businesses through Ceata

Through our dedicated courses, we’ve been able to help thousands of students across the East Midlands and beyond to become valuable, skilled engineers. With our expert tutors and practitioners, we offer a wide variety of courses for each different level of engineering, with broad successes across the board. Over recent years, we also decided to…

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What do you need to get a job in engineering?

Engineering is rapidly becoming one of the most popular career paths available to young people in the UK as of 2018. With multiple benefits in terms of salary, transferable skills, variety of opportunities and the overall need for qualified engineers in 2019, the industry itself is becoming increasingly competitive. Young engineers are required to learn…

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Pre-Employment Training Success Stories

We’re very pleased to share some positive news this week in the success of our pre-employment course, and the amazing results achieved by our recent batch of learners. Our 6-week course is designed to help and inspire people who are currently unemployed, giving them a chance to learn new skills and gain quality qualifications in…

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Benefits of apprenticeships in 2019

In 2019, apprenticeships and work placements are becoming one of the most popular choices for young people and employers as part of their career journey into full-time work. But what are some of the benefits of applying for an apprenticeship, and how does it compare to other forms of education, such as college or university?…

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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….

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The UK’s Engineering Shortfall

The UK faces an engineering shortfall, with the number of engineering jobs exceeding the number of people entering the sector. Although 5.7 million employees work at registered engineering companies in the UK, comprising 19% of the total UK’s total employment, the number of roles is still expected to increase. Amid concerns that the supply of…

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An overview of the apprenticeship levy

Please be aware that the following information refers only to businesses and apprenticeships in England. For operations in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, you should contact your local authority for the most relevant information. What is the apprenticeship levy? The apprenticeship levy is a payment large employers pay to HMRC to pay for apprenticeship training….

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Women in engineering and how apprenticeships can help

More than ever before, there is a huge drive for equality in the workplace. People of all ages, genders, races and religions are able to benefit from equal treatment in the recruitment process and during their employment. Despite this, 2017 surveys indicate that only 11% of the engineering workforce is female. While this is a…

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Why many engineering students are struggling to find work

  It is often said that British engineering firms are struggling to recruit graduates. Speak to engineering students or recent graduates and you’ll find that many have also struggled to find work. So what’s going on? While there are many factors that contribute to the problem, two of the main issues for engineering companies and…

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Want To Be An Engineer? CEATA Pre-Employment Programme Open Day

On the 18th of April we are holding an open day for our 6 week long, Pre-Employment Programme, where candidates will gain an NVQ Level 2 Performing Manufacturing Operations, all free of charge. 10am-11.30am. Next course beginning on the 24th of April. This course is for unemployed people aged 19 years and over, wishing to…

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