Great news...the Government has increased incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice!Employers will now receive £3,000 for new employees of any age who start their apprenticeship from 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021.
Back in 1993 Matthew Beverley started his engineering apprenticeship training at MGTS in Coventry. He had secured an apprentice position with Park Sheet Metal, specialising in sheet metal and fabrication in the prestige automotive industry.
A large percentage of the companies that MGTS work in partnership with invest over and above the main apprenticeship programme training to ensure that both their apprentices and organisation reap the rewards.
Have you considered hiring an apprentice who's been made redundant?Employers who take on an apprentice before 30 September 2021 qualify for a government incentive payment: £3,000 for apprentices of ANY age Plus an additional payment of £1,00 for apprentices aged 16 to 18 years old or under 25 with...
Thinking of changing your career? With a severe shortage of skilled, qualified engineers in the UK there has never been a better time to enter the world of engineering.
We asked Jaimiee-Leigh, a Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineer and former apprentice with MGTS, to share some thoughts about her career in engineering. Here's what she had to say…"I completed and Advanced level apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture (Engineering Maintenance) in December 2017.
Looking after your workforce has never been more important, from mental health awareness to first aid and fire safety training. From February 2021 we are introducing five new courses to our training course portfolio.
Funding support for eligible small and medium-sized enterprises for accredited and non-accredited training to improve skills amongst their workforce. The funding is now available for training completed by March 2023.
Further to the latest Government announcement regarding increased COVID-19 restrictions we would like to provide our customers with the following update:CURRENT APPRENTICESOur Technical Centres at Coventry, Redditch and Reaseheath have been closed to Apprentices until further notice.
MGTS is proud to be a part of the Supplier Skills Programme (SSP), launched to deliver customised support to eligible businesses to address their skills needs and gaps, and support business growth.Managed by Birmingham City Council, the programme can fund 50% of the costs of agreed training.
On December 19 our Lead Training and Development Adviser Ian Cross joined a rally of volunteers from the charity Warwickshire & Solihull Blood Bikes (WSBB) to deliver toys to children at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.
Earlier this year Adrian Simkiss (pictured right) was promoted from 'Training and Development Adviser' to 'MGTS Customer Engagement Manager'. With over 15 years of experience of working within the engineering training industry at MGTS, Adrian brings a wealth of knowledge to the role.