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! 

12 | February 2019
After a two-day monitoring visit in January, Ofsted has given the Academy praise for its performance in delivering high-quality apprenticeship training.
03 | January 2019
We’re delighted to announce that David Hughes, Head of Uniper’s Engineering Academy, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year's Honours 2019 for services to Education, in recognition of the work he has done in promoting and growing apprenticeship delivery.
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.