WE CAN HELP YOU WITH …

  • All your training needs
  • Selecting the best young people for your company
  • Getting the maximum benefit from training
  • Delivering your Apprentice’s off the job training programme
  • Developing your staff
  • Health & Safety legislation
  • Risk Assessments
  • Pay & Conditions
  • Advice in employment law

YOU BENEFIT AS A GTA MEMBER BECAUSE …

  • We specialise in the motor trade, so we understand your needs.
  • We attend careers events, make school visits & work closely with careers advisors to attract young people to our trade.
  • By recruiting on behalf of all our members we attract a high standard of applicant for training.
  • We then undertake selection testing and interviews before referring suitable applicants to you to meet your planned vacancies.
  • We support you and your Apprentice throughout their Training Programmes with regular monitoring and feedback.
  • We are a City & Guilds /IMI Approved Centre & employ our own Approved Mentors/Assessors/Tutors to ensure our learners achieve the high standards expected.

WHO ARE WE ?…

  • The GTA is run by the Trade for the Trade.
    We started back in 1969 with a group of local employers co-operating together to develop training standards in the area.
  • Nowadays we cover well over 25 local garages, body shops & haulage companies, from “one-man” businesses to dealerships and large Levy paying organisations.
  • Individually none of our members can justify employing professional training staff, collectively we can.

WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?…

  • We can take the worry & the hassle out of training for you, ensuring nothing is forgotten or left to chance.
  • We know good people are vital for your business – we help you make the most of your company’s greatest asset.

ARE WE ANY GOOD ?…

  • We have friendly, fully trained staff who understand the real worlds needs of your business.
  • After more than 50 years we have experienced and dealt with most of the training problems any employer can ever face.
  • We are accredited Matrix (Information, Advice & Guidance) standard.
  • We are long time Investors in People award winners – we practice what we preach.

WHAT DOES IT COST?…

  • Quality training is expensive, our work is funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency to ensure we achieve the high standards of training and supervision necessary.
  • You pay the learner’s wages – we cover all training fees for Learners aged 16-18. Subsidised training fees for learners aged 19+
  • We are a non-profit making company, Limited by Guarantee, so any surplus is used to develop our work, not pay expensive dividends.
  • Like to know more about WGTA ?

Call: (01926) 428490