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Supplier Skills Programme

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.

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New Health & Safety Training Courses on Offer for 2021

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.

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Coventry & Warwickshire Skills 4 Growth

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.

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COVID-19 Customer Update

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.

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Festive Fundraising

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.

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All change…

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.

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Amtico Apprentice Success

Huge congratulations to engineering apprentice James Todd who achieved the position of finalist (out of 3,500 applicants) in the City of Coventry Freemen's Guild Apprentice of the Year Award 2019. Below we find out why James was such a worthy contestant.

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Celebrating Success

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 MGTS Apprenticeship Awards.MGTS holds an awards evening every year to recognise the achievements and success of apprentices. Employers, family and friends are invited to come and share in the celebrations.Below are this year's worthy winners.

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A Royal Visit to Redditch

Midland Group Training Services (MGTS) were delighted to host a visit from His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent at their Redditch Technical Centre on Monday 25 November 2019.

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Engineering Success!

The achievements of Advanced Engineering Apprentices on the Eden Programme were recognised at a Graduation Ceremony held at MGTS in Redditch on 7 November.

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MGTS Officially Opens New Training Facility for Food & Drink Industry

Leading engineering training provider, MGTS (Midland Group Training Services) had its brand new, purpose-built facility for engineering food maintenance and food process manufacturing at its Redditch training centre officially opened on 5 July by Rachel Maclean MP.

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MGTS Increases Apprentices for Food and Drink Industry

Midlands based MGTS, a leading specialist training provider for engineering food maintenance and food process manufacturing industries, today announced it had doubled its capacity in delivering apprenticeships for the food and drink industry.

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