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Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards 2022

Congratulations to all the finalists and winners of the Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards 2022!In particular we would like to celebrate:ADVANCED APPRENTICE AWARD - FINALIST, HIGHLY COMMENDED Lauren Hansen, Maintenance Planner, Jacobs Douwe EgbertsKeith Fisher, Apprentice Manager at JDE comments...

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A Focus on Optimec Metrology

Last year we developed a relationship with Optimec Metrology to help them develop their next generation of engineering talent.We caught up with them to see how their apprentice James is making a difference. Here's their story...

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Engineering Success at Ardagh Group

We caught up with former MGTS apprentice, Anthony Hyams, to discover how his career has progressed since completing his engineering apprenticeship.Anthony left school in 2004 and promptly secured an engineering apprenticeship with Ardagh Group (formerly Ball Packaging).

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A Project to Enhance Performance

Bailey Wiggett, an apprentice Manufacturing Technician, is in the fourth year of her engineering apprenticeship with Amtico (designers and manufacturers of flooring, headquartered in Coventry).

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Driven to Succeed

Bethany Brown started her apprenticeship with Tata Technologies Limited (TTL) in 2016. Here we catch up with Bethany to talk about her journey from engineering apprentice to Junior Engineer.Why did you choose a career in engineering?My dad is an engineer so this did positively influence my decision.

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Introducing our Learner Support Team

Jacqui Corkery and Lin Atkins are on hand to help our apprentices cope with and overcome problems that arise during their apprenticeship, encouraging learners to develop self-confidence and independence, and to reach their potential.

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Next Generation Engineering

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.

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Investing for Success

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.

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Benefits of Hiring Redundant Apprentices

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...

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Time for Change

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.

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Introducing Jaimiee-Leigh Bird

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 an Advanced level apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture (Engineering Maintenance) in December 2017.

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