Introduction

 

 

This is by way of an introduction to ATG new blog page it is intended that trainees at the centre and others will have an input into the material on this page we hope that trainees will participate by posting up information on some of the new skills that they have learnt and life generally from with in the workshop.  It is hoped that this will inspire others to take up the challenge and take up a rewarding career in Engineering.

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Abrasive Wheels Course

We ran an Abrasive Wheels course yesterday which went well and good feedback 😁 – “Good course and good information”

At the moment, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the maximum we can have on a course is 4 candidates. For more information please don’t hesitate to get in touch – vanessa@atgltd.co.uk

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FIRST AID AT WORK COURSES

We run the full range of First Aid at Work courses:

3 Day FAW Course £220 + VAT per person

2 Day FAW Refresher Course £140 + VAT per person

1 Day Emergency FAW Course £100 + VAT per person

AED (De-fib) Course £70 + VAT per person (this is also covered in the full 3 day course)

For the full syllabus for each course, or for more information, please contact vanessa@atgltd.co.uk

At the moment, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the maximum we can have per course is 8 (normally 12).

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ATG HOLIDAYS 2020/21

ATG HOLIDAYS 2020/21(all dates inclusive)
Autumn Break – Monday 12 October to Friday 16 October 2020
Winter Break – Thursday 24 December 2020 to Wednesday 6 January 2021
Spring Break – Monday 5 April to Friday 9 April 2021
May Day – Monday 3 May 2021
Summer Break – Monday 19 July to Friday 6 August 2021
First year apprentices will finish with us on Friday 16 July 2021
New 2021 intake with start with us on Monday 16 August 2021

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Another batch of our current apprentices complete their first year off-the-job training with us today and go back to their respective companies on Monday. We wish them all the best in their future apprenticeship years and beyond.

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After delays to completion of their training due to the COVID-19 situation and closure of the centre, around half of our first year apprentices completed their off-the-job training with us on Friday and are now back with their employers. We wish them good luck with the rest of their apprenticeships and future careers.
The remaining apprentices will complete their training in their specialised areas soon and will return to their employers in due course.

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A reminder that ATG will not be closing for the usual 3 weeks summer break today and nearly all staff will be working over this period. Due to the COVID-19 situation and the Centre having to close, our first year apprentices off-the-job training was delayed and staff have been getting the apprentices back on track with this since re-opening on 29 June.

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UPDATES

Good Morning 😃

A couple of updates:

To complete the training for our current 1st year apprentices, the Centre will not be closing for the usual 3 weeks summer break this year.

Our new intake of apprentices this year will start with us on Monday 7 September 2020. Due to the COVID-19 situation, the start date for the new intake has had to be put back from the normal mid-August start.

For all 2020 applicants, please remember to check e-mails regularly and answer any telephone calls you receive in case this is companies trying to get in touch with you regarding an apprenticeship.

As mentioned before, if you decide you are no longer interested in an apprenticeship for whatever reason, staying on at school, got another job or such like, then please let us know so we can update our records to avoid wasting anyone’s time. You can do this by e-mailing Vanessa on vanessa@atgltd.co.uk

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2020 APPLICANTS

Our member companies have and will be accessing our online portal of successful applications in the coming weeks so please ensure you check your e-mails regularly (including spam/junk folders) and also answer any telephone calls you receive as this could be companies trying to get in touch with you regarding an apprenticeship.

If you are no longer interested in an apprenticeship this year, please let us know so we can update our records and avoid wasting the time of companies, you and ourselves. You can do this by e-mailing vanessa@atgltd.co.uk

Good luck!!

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COVID-19 UPDATE

We are pleased to say the Centre is now re-open and welcome back the first year apprentices today to complete their first year off-the-job training.

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COVID-19 UPDATE – RE-OPENING

We are pleased to announce that following Government guidelines and a Risk Assessment undertaken, all instructional training staff and first year apprentices will return to operation on Monday 29 June to complete their first year off-the-job training.

There will be skeleton office staff in from Monday as well with the remaining staff continuing to work remotely from home.

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APPRENTICE INTAKE – 2020

Just a reminder to all applicants for this year’s intake to check your e-mails regularly and respond to any you receive promptly, with the same applying to any telephone calls you may receive.  This could be companies who are interested in your application trying to get in touch with you regarding an apprenticeship.  Companies will have access to our online portal of applications over the coming weeks and therefore may be in touch over this period. If you no longer wish to be considered for this year’s intake, please get in touch ASAP so we can update our records.  You can do this by e-mailing vanessa@atgltd.co.uk

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*ATTENTION 1st YEAR APPRENTICES*

We have been in touch with your employers following the most recent Government guidelines with regards to ATG re-opening.

You will hear directly from your employers but will receive detailed information from us via e-mail with regards to the procedures in place, in due course.

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APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 INTAKE

We are pleased to say that our recruitment process for this year is now finalised.  As advised at your test and/or interview, our member companies will be invited to look at all the successful applications and get full information on any applicants they are interested in.  This will be done via an online portal this year due to the Centre still being closed as per Government COVID-19 guidelines.

Please remember to check your e-mails regularly and answer any telephone calls you receive as this may be companies trying to get in touch with you regarding an apprenticeship.  If you are invited for an interview, confirm the details with the company and follow any instructions from them.

If you are no longer interested in an apprenticeship, got another job, decided to stay on school/college or such like, please let us know so we can update our records and avoid wasting the time of companies, ourselves and yourself.  You can do this by e-mailing vanessa@atgltd.co.uk

Good luck J

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APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 INTAKE OF ENGINEERING APPRENTICES – *DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS*

Please note the closing date for receipt of applications is FRIDAY 5 JUNE 2020. We will be carrying out the last of the interviews the week commencing Monday 8 June to finalise our recruitment process for this year.
On receipt of your completed application we will e-mail you to acknowledge receipt and with any further instructions. Please ensure you check your e-mails regularly and respond to any from us as required, ASAP (remember to check your junk/spam folders).
For those who have applied, been tested and interviewed, as advised at both the test and interview, once our recruitment process is finalised, any member companies looking to take on apprentices this year, will have all the successful applications made available to them and they will then decide from there who they want to interview and ultimately offer an apprenticeship to. Please keep checking your e-mails regularly and answer any phone calls you receive as this may be companies trying to get in touch with you regarding an apprenticeship.
If you are contacted by companies, reply to them promptly.
If for any reason you are no longer interested in an apprenticeship – decided to stay on at school, got another job or such like, please let us know so we can update our records and not waste companies, our or your time, with unnecessary contact and paperwork.

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2020 APPLICANTS

*ATTENTION Applicants for the 2020 intake of apprentices*

Please check your e-mails, and text messages, in case we have tried to contact you, including your junk or spam folders. IF we have e-mailed you, please respond to this ASAP.

If you have decided not to progress with your application – decided to stay on at school, got another job or such like, please let us know immediately so we can update our records.

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Applications for 2020 Intake

If you have applied to ATG for the engineering apprenticeship and not sat the test yet, please check your e-mails (including junk and spam folders) and act upon any you have received immediately.

If for any reason you are no longer interested in an apprenticeship – got another job, staying on at school etc – please e-mail enquiries@atgltd.co.uk to let us know so we can update our records.

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May Day Holiday 2020

Please note ATG will be “closed” on Friday 8 May 2020 for the May Day holiday. Staff will be back working remotely from home on Monday 11 May.

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ATTENTION BAKER HUGHES APPLICANTS

If you applied for the Baker Hughes apprenticeships this year, you will have been sent an e-mail with a link to the online Entrance Assessment Test. You will also have been sent an e-mail with an ATG application form attached for your completion and return to us ASAP.

Please check your e-mails (including spam and junk folders) and respond to any from us as required. This includes letting us know if you are no longer interested in an apprenticeship, to allow us to update our records.

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APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 INTAKE

Please note that if you have applied to us for an Engineering Modern Apprenticeship and not been tested, we will be e-mailing you with links to the online testing we have set up. Please ensure you check your e-mails (including junk folder) and complete the test.
If you have decided you are no longer interested in an apprenticeship for whatever reason, staying on at school, got another job etc, please let us know so we can update our records. You can contact us by e-mailing enquiries@atgltd.co.uk

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UPDATE

A reminder that although the Centre is closed, all staff are working from home remotely. If you don’t have the staff member’s contact details, send your enquiry to enquiries@atgltd.co.uk where it will be forwarded on to the appropriate person. Any messages left on our answering machine are being picked up as and when a staff member goes to the Centre, but ideally any queries should be e-mailed to us where it will be picked up quicker.

We are still accepting applications for the Engineering Modern Apprenticeship and you can submit this via our website www.atgltd.co.uk making sure you follow the onscreen instructions. Alternatively an application form can be e-mailed out to you – e-mail a request to enquiries@atgltd.co.uk

Take care and stay safe everyone 😃

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