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HETA Celebrates Record Achievement Rates and the Success Of Learners

5 April 2024

Humberside Engineering Training Association is proud of another significant achievement as it announces record-high qualification achievement rates for its Level 3 Apprenticeship Programmes.

Established in 1967 by employers, for employers, the not-for-profit organisation has reached an all-time high in its success metrics but has also secured a prestigious position among the top 10 in the UK for Engineering & Engineering Construction training.

The latest figures reveal that HETA's achievement rates have soared, standing an impressive 20% above the national average. This remarkable feat underscores the organisation's dedication to providing quality training, bridging crucial skills gaps, and facilitating sustainable employment opportunities for young individuals entering the industry.

Iain Elliott, CEO of HETA, expressed his immense pride in the accomplishments of the HETA team, stating, "I am incredibly proud of our team's hard work and dedication, which has culminated in these outstanding achievement rates. At HETA, we are deeply committed to equipping our learners with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in Industry."

Going on to emphasise HETA's ongoing mission to address the skills gap prevalent in the industry and to empower young people with the tools they need to secure meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities. "Our focus on delivering quality training not only benefits the individuals we train but also contributes to the overall strength and resilience of the industries we serve," he added.

HETA remains committed to enhancing its curriculum to effectively address the evolving needs of the region. Recognising the importance of decarbonisation and the advancements of Industry 4.0, HETA continues to focus on developing learning modules that equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to gain an understanding about these areas.

By integrating decarbonisation strategies and Industry 4.0 principles into its curriculum, HETA ensures that its apprentices are well-prepared to contribute meaningfully to the workforce while also fostering sustainability and innovation within the region's industries.

HETA's success comes at a crucial time when industries across the UK are facing significant challenges in recruiting skilled workers. By consistently surpassing national averages and ranking among the top institutions for Engineering & Engineering Construction training, HETA continues to play a pivotal role in shaping the workforce of the future.

As HETA celebrates these record achievements, the organisation remains steadfast in its commitment to providing innovative training solutions and fostering a skilled workforce capable of driving economic growth and prosperity in the Yorkshire and Humberside region and beyond.