"Undertaking an apprenticeship has been a massive help in the early stages of my career"

- Rob Defty, maintenance technician, Gestamp Washington UK

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“I would recommend taking an apprenticeship through Seta to anyone”

- Danielle Nesbitt, apprentice, Expert Tooling and Automation Ltd

“The Seta team are very approachable and helpful"

- Ian Cooper, technical training controller, Nissan Motor Manufacturing UK Ltd

“Seta provides a vital service. It helps to develop and promote technical skills."

Les Baldwin, senior day shift technician, Gestamp Washington UK

"Seta played a huge part in helping me to achieve my First Class Honours degree - and in launching my engineering career"

- Ashley Wright, quality control inspector, NOV

“The standard of teaching at Seta is very good and the staff have a lot of experience”

- Joe Diamond, apprentice, Rocket Medical

"Without Seta I would never have been able to do what I am doing now"

- Chris Woods, founder, CW Electrics

Welcome to Seta

Seta is a long-established, not-for-profit engineering and business training provider based in North East England. We deliver accredited, industry recognised training, including apprenticeships, up to an advanced level. As a Group Training Association we have years of experience in working with companies in the engineering, manufacturing, process and related sectors.

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shaping workforces, engineering the future


Our apprenticeships provide a launchpad to an exciting career. For engineering in particular our workshop facilities enable apprentices to experience 'hands-on' learning and acquire valuable practical skills.

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Our courses will help you transform your workforce. We run a wide range of engineering courses and we work alongside businesses to ensure that the training is right for both employers and employees.

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2017 apprenticeships now open

Applications are now open for our 2017 apprenticeships.

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