Entries by Tom Eden

The AMTC opens its doors as lockdown measures ease

On Monday 29th June, the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC) officially re-opened its doors for learners to resume practical sessions. Our apprentices have now spent a few weeks in the centre and are pleased to be back, following over three months of predominantly theory-based virtual learning. The Covid-19 pandemic for MTC Apprenticeships, like all other […]

Employer Partner Case Study: DMG MORI UK

DMG MORI is a worldwide leading manufacturer of machine tools with sales revenues of around €4 billion, supplying customers from 42 different industries in 79 countries. Its portfolio comprises turning and milling machines, advanced technologies including ultrasonic, lasertec and additive manufacturing, as well as consistent automation and digitisation solutions. It consistently covers the process chain […]

#MTCTips: What to include in your CV?

A good CV shows an employer what you can do and is a big first step in securing a job. It is an introduction to you and is designed to show just how employable you are. We know that for some of you, applying for one of our roles will be your first job and […]

#MTCTips: What not to include in your CV?

We’ve told you what you should include when writing your CV to help you look as employable as possible and here’s our advice for what you should not include to avoid disappointment at the first hurdle. It’s important to remember that you need to keep your CV as simple as possible; it should not be […]

#MTCTips: Our top tips for a first-class interview

For many people, interviews are nerve wracking but there are many things you can do to prepare for your interview to ensure you are prepared and are able to deliver a first-class interview under the natural pressures that come with an interview. All our top tips fall under the most important aspect, preparation. By preparing […]

#MTCTips: Video Interview Checklist

Video interviews are becoming more and more common when it comes to the hiring process. And, in the current unprecedented times that we’re in, it’s possible that you might be asked to take part in a video interview by one of our Employer Partners in the coming weeks, so take a look at our checklist […]

Employer Partner Case Study: FANUC

FANUC is a world leader in automation and has consistently pursued the automation of factories since 1956 following the development of the SERVO mechanism for the first time in the Japanese private sector. FANUC UK provides industrial automation solutions, from the supply of CNC controllers, lasers, robots, machining centres, EDM and injection moulding machines to […]

Employer Partner Case Study: Optimax

Optimax is a specialist provider of optical inspection and non-contact metrology products and services. It supplies a wide range of instruments for use in production, quality control and research across many industries including electronics, engineering, aerospace and automotive. As a UKAS accredited organisation, Optimax also has an experienced team of qualified engineers who provide services, […]

MTC Apprentice in line for SEMTA Skills Award

Robotics apprentice is Apprentice of the Year nominee A Manufacturing Technology Centre apprentice is in the running for a top award, after being short-listed for Apprentice of the Year in the prestigious SEMTA Skills Awards 2020. Second-year apprentice Davina Kaur has been undergoing her apprenticeship training through the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC) in Coventry, […]

Apprenticeships play key role in business success

Robotics experts benefit from MTC apprentices The head of a leading Midlands firm of robotics engineers says the company’s success can be attributed to its commitment to apprenticeships. Fraser Reid, Managing Director of Warwickshire-based Cyber-Weld Ltd, says apprentices are making a significant contribution to the business. More than half of the Cyber-Weld workforce are either […]