Engineering Academy COVID-19 Status

Following the Government’s announcement on Saturday 31st October, we understand that many employers & learners are concerned about the potential impact of the National lockdown that came into effect on the 5th November on their training.  

Within the Government guidance for the National Lockdown, it is made clear that people can continue to travel for work and education purposes.  With this in mind, the Engineering Academy will remain open and all courses will continue to go ahead as planned.

We want to take this opportunity to assure you that the safety of our colleagues, delegates and visitors will always be our top priority and we will continue to take every step, as practically as possible, to ensure we provide a COVID-19 Secure environment for everyone involved.

See how we're keeping our learners and staff safe by reading about our safety measures here

We will continue to monitor and follow new guidance as it is released by the UK Government. 



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About Uniper Engineering Academy

We believe that by investing in your people, you can energise them with practical skills and knowledge through our essential engineering and operations training programmes.

You'll have a business advantage and they'll benefit from nationally recognised qualifications. We have a proven track record of success in the utility, manufacturing and heavy industry sectors.

So, whether you're interested in Power Plants, Apprenticeships, or our wider portfolio of training courses, we will have a course to suit you. Or we can work with you to design a bespoke training solution to fit your needs.

Our accreditations and affiliations with professional bodies such as the Institution of Engineering and Technology and Institution of Mechanical Engineers help us to offer a wide range of courses that support the development of individuals. Many of our courses are viewed as the industry standard for the power sector and beyond.

We're not only dedicated to supporting the current generation of engineers; we're actively working to encourage the diverse and talented next generation too. We're passionate about working with schools, colleges and universities to help raise the visibility of careers in engineering and the importance of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) as key subjects in education.

Latest News

27 | October 2020
The Local COVID Alert Level will be rising to Tier 3 this week but the Engineering Academy is COVID Secure and will be continuing to deliver training during this time.
16 | October 2020
This week we welcomed our 18 new apprentices to the Engineering Academy.
25 | September 2020
Uniper’s Engineering Academy tops finalist list to win 2020 Best Specialist Training Provider and Best Feedback and Assessment categories at the School Leaver Awards 2020
13 | July 2020
The past few months have been a challenging time for many. The impacts have been different for everyone but for us, perhaps the greatest difficulty has been the disruption caused to the apprenticeship programme that we run due to the practical nature of the courses that we deliver. However, we’ve been able to continue some delivery online, keeping our apprentices in a learning mindset and stretching them during the period of uncertainty!
26 | June 2020
We are back...
This week saw the Engineering Academy being bought back to life after a spell away due to the Coronavirus pandemic.