Aberdeen-based apprenticeship-training company, ITCA Training, held its 2017 graduation ceremony on Monday, 6 March, at The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa in Aberdeen, to celebrate the achievements of 119 learners.
Apprentices in engineering, pipefitting, welding and fabrication, business administration and logistics operations management all graduated. Other guests on the day included family and friends of the learners, representatives from organisations that supported the apprenticeships and ITCA staff.
Keynote speakers MSP Maureen Watt, Erikka Askeland, business editor of the Press & Journal, and James Bream, director of Developing the Young Workforce North East, spoke about the emerging green shoots of recovery in the region and encouraged young learners to remain confident in the oil and gas industry.
ITCA, which is headquartered in in Dyce, works with a number of companies across the north-east to provide training in a range of disciplines.
ITCA Training, which is one of the largest engineering apprenticeship-training firms in Scotland, is situated at Howe Moss Drive in the Kirkhill Industrial Estate, Dyce. The base, which spans almost 22,000sq feet, includes offices, classrooms, a storage yard, and workshop space. The company has been in operation in the North-east since 1989, and provides training for young employees in various sectors including welding, fabrication, mechanical engineering, business administration and logistics.
To find out more about ITCA visit www.itca-training.com