Latest News

We do our best to keep our customers up to date with all the latest developments at the Engineering Academy. We’ve set up this news page to keep track of everything that we do and to ensure that you don’t miss a thing! 

26 | November 2018
2018 has been another busy year in the power plant operator training department.
18 | September 2018
Uniper has beaten off some stiff competition to win the regional final (East Midlands) of the 2018 National Apprenticeship Awards.
03 | September 2018
We welcomed the new 2018 apprentice intake to the Uniper Engineering Academy last week!
29 | August 2018
Uniper are delighted to be announced as a Regional Finalist in the Large Employer category for the 2018 National Apprenticeship Awards.
02 | February 2018
2017 saw our first intake of mechanical, electrical and control & instrumentation apprentices onto the new MOET standard.
23 | January 2018
By 2020, the government wants every home across England, Wales and Scotland to have a smart meter and it’s up to the UK’s energy suppliers to install them.
05 | December 2017
The Engineering Academy will be looking to expand its apprenticeship offer in September 2018 by introducing the Non-Destructive Testing Engineering Technician (NDTET) Apprenticeship.
06 | November 2017
The Engineering Academy (EA) are excited to begin the installation of several new pieces of high voltage switchgear at the Academy today.
09 | September 2016
Following on from a series of consultations with key businesses in the industry, it was identified that operations and technical staff at small scale Biomass and Energy Recovery / Energy From Waste plants would benefit from specific recognised qualifications to aid with their professional development; and to allow managers to ensure that staff have the level of understanding required to operate plant as effectively and efficiently as possible.