Promoting talent in manufacturing to the next generation

The MTA looks to promote engineering and manufacturing as a career of choice to the next generation of talent. This is to ensure our members have a continual pipeline of young people seeking careers in this vital sector. We do this through our work in four specific areas:

Click the links to each area to find out more, and about how you can get involved. Alternatively if you would like to see the latest news and outreach activities the MTA is participating in, please click here: Outreach Activities.

Case Studies 

Download the MTA Journey into Engineering booklet by using the link below. The case studies provide insight for schools and colleges into the different careers available within engineering-based manufacturing.

Download MTA Our Journey into Engineering PDF

MTA Education and Development (E&D) Committee

The MTA E&D Committee provides input into the following:

  • Oversight and approval of any Apprentice Grant and/or Loan and Training Grant applications.
  • Oversight and input to the MACH E&D Zone.
  • Judging the entries of the annual MTA TDI Challenge.
  • Providing guidance on the direction the MTA should be taking with regards to our E&D work.

The committee meets quarterly in locations around the UK, with minutes being produced following each meeting. Membership of the committee is open to all MTA members.

E&D committee members:

  • Siemens
  • NPL
  • Hexagon
  • MTC
  • Imagineering
  • Renishaw