Frequently Asked Questions
My company is interested in employing an Engineering Apprentice, who can I talk to at MGTS?
Please contact our Employee Engagement Officer, Frances Lee. Frances has been working with companies for over 10 years, helping them secure and train Apprentices that match the requirements of the company. She has a wealth of experience and will guide you over the various options available, funding guidelines, plus the costs and benefits of employing an Apprentice. Please contact Frances on 024 7663 0333 / email@example.com
I would like to become an Engineering Apprentice, can I send you my CV?
Sorry, but we cannot accept CV's. Please visit our Apprenticeships page and complete the online application form. If you meet the required criteria, you will then be sent a weblink to complete an online assessment. Once you have successfully completed the online assessment we will invite you to attend an interview with a member of the Recruitment Team at MGTS. The next stage is for us to send your details to companies that we work in partnership with (within the Manufacturing, Motor, Design, Food & Drink and Automotive industries) to match you up with suitable apprenticeship vacancies. MGTS will facilitate the interview process between applicants and companies and will endeavour to secure you a place on our Apprenticeship Scheme. If you would like to find out more about the application process please contact our Recruitment Team on 024 7663 0333 / firstname.lastname@example.org
What are the 2016 / 2017 term dates for Apprentices?
5 September to 23 December 2016
Half term holiday: 24 to 28 October 2016
3 January to 13 April 2017
Half term holiday: 20 to 24 February 2017
Easter holiday: 14 to 17 April 2017
18 April to 21 July 2017
May Day holiday: 1 May 2017
Half term holiday: 29 May to 2 June 2017
I am having technical problems with the online Engineering Apprenticeship application form, what should I do?
Please contact a member of our Recruitment Team on 024 7663 0333 / email@example.com
Our team are on hand to help with any queries ranging from online application issues, qualifications, career paths, interviews and much more. For any issues regarding the online assessment tests, please contact Virtual College on 01943 885 095.
I have completed the Engineering Apprenticeship online application form and assessments, what happens now?
If you have successfully passed the online assessment we will invite you to attend an interview with a member of the Recruitment Team at MGTS. The next stage is for us to then send your details to companies that we work in partnership with (within the Manufacturing, Motor, Design, Food & Drink and Automotive industries) to match you up with suitable apprenticeship vacancies. MGTS will facilitate the interview process between applicants and companies. If you would like to find out more about the application process please contact our Recruitment Team on 024 7663 0333 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
When do Engineering Apprenticeships start at MGTS?
Apprenticeships generally start in the first week of September each year. If you would like to know more about an Engineering Apprenticeship at MGTS please contact a member of our Recruitment Team on 024 7663 0333 / email@example.com
What kind of Management Training can MGTS offer my company?
MGTS offer a range of ILM accredited Management Courses (see our Training page) but we are also able to offer bespoke training courses tailored to your specific company needs. Contact us today on 024 7663 0333 to discuss how we can help develop your employees.
Does MGTS offer Evening Training Courses?
Sorry, we currently do not offer the option of Evening Training Courses.
I would like to train to become an Electrician, what courses are available to me?
Apart from an Apprenticeship route, MGTS do not offer this training. We do however offer 17th Edition training for established Electricians. We also offer Mechanical to Electrical conversion courses, namely Electrical Maintenance Modules, 1, 2, 3 and 4. Please visit our Training page for full course outlines.
I have lost my Safety Passport, how do I obtain a replacement?
MGTS can order a replacement Safety Passport for you. Simply provide us with your details and the £40 (incl. vat) replacement fee. For details of all providers please contact ECITB on 01923 260000 for assistance.
I can't find a training course that I am looking for, who can I contact?
Please contact Viv Kendrick on 024 7683 7734 / firstname.lastname@example.org
MGTS are able to provide bespoke courses tailored to your Company needs. Call us today to find out more.