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 – DECEMBER 2020

ABRASIVE WHEELS COURSE – TUESDAY 15 DECEMBER 2020
We are currently taking bookings for the above course. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the maximum number per course is currently 4.

The 1/2 day course is to be held at our premises on TUESDAY 15 DECEMBER 2020 9:00 am—12:30 pm. This training course offers operators of abrasive wheels from all types of industry the opportunity to be trained to the requirements of PROVISION & USE of WORK EQUIPMENT REGULATIONS (PUWER), including practical training.

The cost of the above course is £80 + VAT per person. For more information, or to book a place, e-mail vanessa@atgltd.co.uk

We can also hold courses in company and on other dates if required.

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ABRASIVE WHEELS COURSE

We ran an Abrasive Wheels course yesterday which went well with positive feedback 🙂

We have another course running on Wednesday 25 November which has 3 spaces available on it. The cost is £80 +VAT per person and is a half day course.

For more information or to book a space, please get in touch with Vanessa – vanessa@atgltd.co.uk

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FIRST AID AT WORK REFRESHER COURSE – DECEMBER 2020

We are running a 2 day FAW Refresher Course on Tuesday 1 & Wednesday 2 December and there are 4 places available. This course is designed for those who already hold a full First Aid at Work Certificate. Below is an excerpt regarding the HSE Certificate Validity Extension:

“FAW or EFAW certificates that expired after 16 March 2020 can remain valid until 31 October 2020 or 6 months from date of expiry, whichever is later. All re-qualification training for these certificates should be completed by 31 March 2021.”

For more information, or to book a place, please get in touch – vanessa@atgltd.co.uk

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ABRASIVE WHEEL COURSES – NOVEMBER 2020


We have 2 courses running. The first is on Tuesday 17 November and there is one space available on that.
The second course is Wednesday 25 November and this has 2 spaces available.
The cost is £80 + VAT per person and is a half day course.
For more information, or to book a space, please get in touch with Vanessa – vanessa@atgltd.co.uk

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First Aid at Work 3 Day Course

Some feedback from the 3 day First Aid at Work course we ran last week. We run the full range of FAW courses and for more information please contact Vanessa – vanessa@atgltd.co.uk

“Very easy to understand and felt at ease about asking questions. Paul is a very knowledgeable trainer, he made the course very interesting”

“A really enjoyable and educational course”

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ABRASIVE WHEELS COURSE – NOV 20

*DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS 4 IS THE MAXIMUM PLACES AVAILABLE*

We are currently taking bookings for the above course.The 1/2 day course is to be held at our premises on TUESDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2020 9:00 am—12:30 pm.

This training course offers operators of abrasive wheels from all types of industry the opportunity to be trained to the requirements of PROVISION & USE of WORK EQUIPMENT REGULATIONS (PUWER), including practical training.

The cost of the above course is £80 + VAT per person.We can also hold courses in company and on other dates if required.

To book a place, or for more information, please contact Vanessa – vanessa@atgltd.co.uk

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2020 Apprentice Intake

Photos of the 2020 intake of apprentices (socially distanced of course! 😜)

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FAW 3 DAY COURSE

We ran a 3 day First Aid at Work course this week, with reduced capacity to comply with current regulations, which went very well (as usual 😉). Feedback given included “10/10 Great course and trainer”Other FAW courses we have set up at the moment:

2 day refresher course Wednesday 28 & Thursday 29 October (one place available)

3 day course Tuesday 3 – Thursday 5 November (FULLY BOOKED)

2 day refresher course Tuesday 1 & Wednesday 2 December (4 places available)

For more information, or to book a place, please get in touch – vanessa@atgltd.co.uk

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AUTUMN HOLIDAY 2020

A reminder that we will be closed for the Autumn break Monday 12 – Friday 16 October, re-opening Monday 19 October.

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2020 APPRENTICE INTAKE

We look forward to welcoming another 4 engineering apprentices on Monday, who will join our existing 2020 intake for their first year off-the-job training.

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Abrasive Wheels Course

Another Abrasive Wheels course held for one of our member companies, with some great feedback:

“Good detail and lots of information”

“A good course that lasted a good amount of time, learned important information”

If you would like more information on this, or any other courses, please get in touch.

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Abrasive Wheels Course

We are running an Abrasive Wheels course on Tuesday 6 October and have 2 places available on it. The cost of the course is £80 + VAT per person and if you would like to book a place, or for more information, please contact vanessa@atgltd.co.uk

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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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