Engineering HNC in Newtown

Responding to the needs of members identified in the Skills Survey earlier this year, NPTC in Newtown is now able to offer a full range of engineering qualification right through from a level 2 Performing Engineering Operations NVQ to a HNC in Engineering.  This progression is an important step in contributing to the Futureproofing of engineering in Mid Wales ensuring we have the right people with the right skills.

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Ceri Stephens
Meeting the challenge for greater precision and compliance

In the ever increasingly competitive world of manufacturing, the demands for greater precision becomes critical, and with increased supplier regulation to ensure compliant supply chains, places ever increasing challenges to your business. Many people are talking about Industry 4.0, and Nadcap for example, but what is the significance to your business, and what steps are required to get there?

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Ceri Stephens
Up to £3500 funding available for new apprentices

Employers may be eligible to claim £3500 toward the cost of employing an Apprentice.

The Welsh Government has launched an incentive scheme to help you with your apprentice recruitment.

Employers will be eligible for the incentive if they meet the criteria including haveing not had an employee start an apprenticeship in the previous 30 months.

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Ceri Stephens
Opportunities and Events October 2011

The Minister for Business, Enterprise, Technology and Science has set up an independent Micro-Business Task and Finish Group to provide her with advice and recommendations on the development and implementation of a Micro-Business Strategy for Wales.

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Kenneth Rees