Entries by Chloe Phipps

Parents & Carers – Your FAQs answered

Apprenticeships are gaining in popularity because of the unique benefits they offer compared to other learning pathways. If your child enjoys hands-on learning and is looking for a springboard into the engineering and manufacturing sector, then our Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship programme is the perfect way to kick start their career when they leave […]

Employer Partner Case Study: Meggitt

Meggitt has been solving some of the world’s toughest engineering challenges for over 150 years. In close partnership with its customers, Meggitt provides technologically differentiated systems and products with high certification requirements in the aerospace, defence and energy markets. The Meggitt team have developed a close and successful relationship with MTC Apprenticeships’ training experts since we first […]

Kicking off National Apprenticeship Week 2021!

Today marks the start of National Apprenticeship Week 2021, and we’ve got lots of activities planned to celebrate all things apprenticeships! This year’s NAW theme is ‘Build the Future’ – a sentiment that is right at the heart of our approach to training. Here at the AMTC, we’re creating the next generation of advanced manufacturing […]

Extra support for SMEs in partnership with Lloyds Bank

Is your business an SME? We’ve got a brand new package of free resources and extra funding to help you to protect your future… The MTC and Lloyds Bank have joined forces to offer a £3 million package of free support and resources to help UK manufacturing and engineering SMEs to embrace innovation, develop their […]

What’s coming up

Despite the latest lockdown, it’s still a very busy time for the MTC Apprenticeships team and there’s plenty to look forward to over the next few weeks. National Apprenticeships Week 2021 We’ve got lots of activities planned to celebrate National Apprentice Week 2021 (NAW2021), which kicks off on 8 February. Keep an eye on our […]

Get ready to #BuildTheFuture in National Apprenticeship Week 2021!

We’ve been getting ready behind the scenes to celebrate National Apprentice Week 2021, which takes place from Monday 8 to Sunday 14 February. This year’s NAW theme is ‘Build the Future’, a sentiment that is right at the heart of everything we do here at the AMTC as we support our learners to develop the […]

Apprentices redesign charity’s stem activity kits to inspire schoolchildren in lockdown

Learners improve Imagineering product design and sustainability so that children can experience hands-on engineering at home A team of apprentices at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC) has redesigned a DIY hydraulic arm kit so that an educational charity can continue to reach schoolchildren despite COVID-19 restrictions preventing school visits. Twelve learners undertook the project […]

Meet the Trainer: John Dacey

John is one of our most experienced trainers, specialising first in maintenance and then service engineering during his industrial career. After enjoying training new recruits and apprentices within his engineering roles, he took a leap of faith to become an apprentice trainer and has never looked back! We talked to him about deciding to share […]

Revolutionising the skills landscape to create the next generation of innovators

It’s no secret that the UK’s STEM skills gap is slowing the adoption of game-changing emerging technology within the manufacturing and engineering sectors. MTC Apprenticeships is working to change that by creating the next generation of advanced manufacturing talent through its future skills apprenticeships that offer exciting opportunities to learners and employers alike. The training […]

MTC apprentice named Apprentice of the Year

Robotics apprentice recognised for “consistently outstanding performance” A Manufacturing Technology Centre apprentice has won the prestigious Apprentice of the Year Award in LeicestershireLive’s 2020 Education Awards. The accolade was awarded in recognition of a consistently outstanding performance and commitment to professional development. Third-year apprentice Davina Kaur is undertaking her apprenticeship through the Advanced Manufacturing Training […]