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How to start an engineering career in the East Midlands

Getting a job in manufacturing engineering could be the start of a promising new career. Skilled workers are needed for jobs in trade professions such as welding, fabrication and mechanical engineering. The question is: How do you get into these trades? Where can you do a course or engineering apprenticeship in the East Midlands? Apprenticeships…

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Success for CEATA Academy as they are recognised as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer!

CEATA Academy, established by Canal Engineering in 2013 originally to improve their own employees skills and qualifications, quickly expanded to offer apprenticeships and other programmes to engineers of all levels across the East Midlands after building an amazing team of tutors, and over £250,000 of investment into the academy. Now for the second year in…

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New Architectural Metalwork Installer Qualification!

CEATA can offer NVQ 2 courses for those with experience of working on site welding and installing architectural metalwork. Programmes take between 8 and 12 weeks and all assessments are conducted in the workplace. For eligible applicants there may be funding to support the cost of these programmes. Please call us to discuss your requirements…

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Traineeship Programme 17/18

Overview An 8 week programme combining classroom and workshop training sessions with work placements in local manufacturing businesses. Trainees will gain qualifications in welding and health and safety (subject to meeting the required standard of work) and also study towards English and Maths qualifications. (EAL Level 1 Award in Introductory Welding Skills, NCFE Level 1…

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Apprenticeships National Awards 2017

Canal Engineering is highly commended in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017 Canal Engineering has been highly commended at the East Midlands regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017. The Awards, now in their fourteenth year, are run by the National Apprenticeship Service and recognise excellence in two areas: businesses that grow their own talent…

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Latest Group Of Pre Employment Learners Successfully Completed!

Congratulations to group 38 who have recently completed our Pre-Employment Training Course with CEATA. We’re pleased you chose us to help you through the first stage of your future career! Apply For The Pre-Employment Training Programme Today!

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The Official Opening of CEATA’s New Training Facility

Yesterday, 6th April 2017 we held the opening of our new training facility. This day was organised to showcase our new building and to celebrate the graduation and hard work of our recently achieving apprentices. The evening was a success. The tutors were available to talk to employers and apprentices about future opportunities with CEATA…

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Canal Engineering Recognised as a Centrica Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer 2016

Canal Engineering has been recognised in the prestigious Centrica Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list, which is compiled annually by the National Apprenticeship Service and recognises excellence in businesses that employ apprentices. The list was announced at the National Apprenticeship Awards, which took place on 20 January at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. After a…

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CEATA Wins SEMTA SME Investment in Skills Award 2016

On 10th February 2016, SEMTA Skills Awards celebrated the ‘Best of British Engineering’, recognising the talented people and inspiring businesses that make the engineering sector and exciting and dynamic environment to work in. The CEATA Training Academy were shortlisted for the SME Investment in Skills award, alongside Pentaxia Ltd and Automotive Insulations. CEATA went on to win…

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Michelle Lucas | First Female Apprentice at Canal Engineering

Michelle came to the CEATA Training Academy as a mother of 2, with a background in hospitality, and previous maintenance knowledge from repairing and operating fairground rides as part of the family business. At CEATA, Michelle completed a 6 week training programme, which was funded by NTN. Shortly after receiving her qualification, Canal Engineering proudly…

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