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 find out about engineering and acquire the basic skills to be able to weld.

Location: CEATA Academy, 8, Easter Park, Lenton Ln, Nottingham NG7 2PX.

At our Open Day you will be able to:
– Tour the academy and check out our facilities
– Speak to tutors and current students
– Submit your application on the spot!

For more information, go onto our Facebook event –

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Call: 0115 986 6321 or Email Us

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CEATA’s Latest Free Training Courses With SkillsLocal For April & May

Support for Local Businesses – CEATA is offering a programme of free short engineering training courses as part of the D2N2 SkillsLocal programme through LearnDirect during April and May.

Our courses include;

Introduction to Welding (MMA / MIG / Oxyacetylene)

Introduction to welding for those wishing to learn the basics of setting up a welding set and how to work safely. Candidates can chose one type welding to study, all materials are provided apart from overalls and safety boots which must be worn. *Aluminium is excluded from this course. Duration: 2 days. Dates: 17th/18th May.

Introduction to Welding (TIG)

Introduction to welding for those wishing to learn the basics of setting up a welding set and how to work safely. Candidates can chose one type welding to study, all materials are provided apart from overalls and safety boots which must be worn. *Aluminium is excluded from this course. Duration: 3 days. Dates: 9th/10th/11th May.

Refresher Welding

Refresher training for those who have some welding experience.  Candidates can chose one type of welding to study*, all materials are provided apart from overalls and safety boots which must be worn. This course can lead to an NVQ Level 2 in Welding or Welder Coded standard. Coded testing can be arranged. *TIG and Aluminium are excluded from this course. Duration: 1/2 days. Dates: 12th/13th April.

Abrasive Wheels

This course is suitable for those new to using abrasive wheels or requiring refresher training. Using abrasive wheels safely in the work place and replacing abrasive disks and wheels. Duration: 1 day. Dates: By arrangement.

Introduction to CAD

Gain a basic knowledge of CAD application and use. Candidates will also learn the basics of reading engineering drawings accurately. Duration: 2 half days. Dates: By arrangement.

Places are limited, and available for people in employment only – to find out more please email us on ceata@canalengineering.co.uk

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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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The Official Opening of CEATA’s New Training Facility

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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.

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The evening was a success. The tutors were available to talk to employers and apprentices about future opportunities with CEATA and also learn more about the courses we have available.

The new training facility is a monumental moment for CEATA; it allows us to take more apprentices on to continue building a skilled workforce for more Nottingham and East Midlands based businesses.

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The graduation began with an introduction from the Managing Director of Canal Engineering, Martin Price, followed by a speech from the General Manager at CEATA Karen Hodgson. They both highlighted how much they value in delivering high quality training within engineering sector.

The apprentices were presented with their certificates and qualifications and special plaques for the Most Improved Apprentice – Ryan Horner, Goodmans Metal Works, The Best Intermediate Apprentice 2016 – Ben Sansom , Canal Engineering and The Best Advanced Apprentice – Dean Mohamed, Canal Engineering, 2016.

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From everyone at CEATA we would like to thank everyone for the support we have had so far from everyone at Canal Engineering, the employers and most importantly the apprentices.

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

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