Membership of EKGTA

Membership benefits & services

EKGTA provides businesses with quality training provision at a realistic cost, and can offer practical advice, guidance and support across a range of training related activities. The Association provides practical help to member companies in:

  • Recruitment
    Access to a pool of trainees taking a basic engineering training course. Assistance in selection, testing and interviewing candidates
  • Advice/Guidance
    Funding availability Engineering training pathways Qualifications Health & Safety Information
  • Training
    Apprentice training, Re-training and Multi Skilling, Work placement & experience, Free access to Engineering Learning Link courses & facilities
  • Health & Safety
    Health & Safety Awareness, Risk Assessment
  • Development
    Management / supervisory courses, Personal development programmes
  • Instruction
    Training of assessors & IV courses, Training of trainers
  • Monitoring
    Qualified staff to support the monitoring, assessing and verification of VQ candidates.
  •  Centre Facilities
    Access to the hire of facilities and training/meeting rooms as well as training equipment and resources.
  •  Consultancy
    Training Needs, Analysis,Training Administration


The role of a member company

  • Identify a principal contact to EKGTA
  • Advise EKGTA on your training requirements
  • Contribute to the development of EKGTA through utilisation of our training programmes.
  • Attendance at Association meetings (2 per year)
  • Support Association's business objectives
  • Advise EKGTA of changes within your company
  • Payment of nominal annual membership fee (currently £50 plus VAT per annum)

In return we will support your staff by providing access to information and guidance relating to training provision, administration, funding and certification


Hire of Facilities

EKGTA offers member companies access to a range of high quality facilities suitable for training, meetings and conferences at very competitive rates.


For further information, contact

East Kilbride & District Engineering Group Training Association Ltd.
3 Law Place
Nerston Industrial Estate
East Kilbride
G74 4PP

Tel 01355 229985 / 238912
Fax 01355 264585