The SETA Open Day will be held during National Apprenticeship Week and will give you the opportunity to:

See the engineering training facilities, meet current apprentices and find out about the practical and theoretical training

Meet employers who are recruiting Apprentices for 2017/18

Take away an Apprenticeship Application Pack

Address:18 Hammond Avenue, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, SK4 1PQ
Phone: +44 (0)161 480 9822


During Open Day at SETA Engineering Training Centre in Stockport on 8th March from 10am to 8pm you will have a chance to attend several demonstrations presented by prestigious local employers.


Our 25 years experience as robotics & automation integrators enables us to deliver solutions for all industrial applications including automation of assembly, handling, die-casting, plastic injection moulding, laser processing, machine tending, palletising and welding and cutting.


FARO is the world’s most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging and realization technology.

The session will run from 10am – 8pm and FARO will be showcasing a wide range of our latest products such as the FARO Edge and the FARO ScanArm.


ESAB is a world leader in the production of welding and cutting equipment and consumables. Our innovative, world-renowned equipment and solutions are developed with input from our customers and built with the expertise and heritage of a global manufacturing leader.


    We are one of the UK’s leading commercial vehicle body and trailer manufacturers
    A proud family of independent brewers, Robinsons is one of the most advanced and sophisticated breweries in the UK, with a worldwide reputation for real ale.
    We provide the latest on-track technologies to improve safety, reliability and sustainability of mechanised railway engineering works. Established in 2004, our Joint Venture partnership has the most capable and diversified fleet of on-track machines in the country and has been responsible for introducing many ‘first of type’ equipment.
    Swietelsky’s leading European on-track technology expertise and Babcock’s strong performance in track renewals delivery have proved a winning combination.
    As part of the Fagerhult Group of companies, Whitecroft Lighting has become one of the UK’s leading project lighting and controls suppliers providing solutions across commercial, education, healthcare and retail sectors.
    Lifting high value loads, working in confined spaces – Two areas of expertise that have enabled Didsbury to become a world leader in Civil Aviation Tooling, Defence ground support equipment and industrial health and safety products.
    DELTA NEU Limited is a member of the International NEU group, and has over 30 years’ experience in air technologies in the UK, including Ventilation Systems, Dust Extraction, Process Waste Extraction and Filtration.
    Now one of the world’s largest manufacturers of overhead cranes (or bridge cranes), hoists and crane components, Street have a vast range of lifting solutions to suit all industrial applications. Products include factory cranes, portal cranes (or gantry Cranes), electric wire rope hoists, electric chain hoists, jib cranes and an assortment of special mechanical handling equipment.
    Nexperia is a dedicated global leader in Discretes, Logic and MOSFETs devices. We are a new company with a long history, broad experience and a global customer base. Originally part of Philips, we became a business unit of NXP before becoming an independent company in the beginning of 2017.
    Northern plays a vital role in the north of England by connecting tens of thousands of people to work, leisure, education and more every day.
    A leading international baked snack business, part of pladis which combines three centuries of baking and confectionery expertise by bringing together its iconic Godiva, McVitie’s and Ulker brands.
    Hima-Sella is an independent engineering company specialising in the design and supply of integrated safety, control and automation systems.
    At Müller, we believe in being the best. Everyday. Our core values drive that ambition, bringing us together, whilst giving us a clear sense of purpose and direction.
    We’re one of three divisions of Allied Milling and Baking, which in turn is a part of Associated British Foods (ABF) plc, a major international business with a turnover of £12.3bn and close to 106,000 employees working in 47 countries.
  • STS UK (Refrigeration)
    STSUK.Com Ltd was set up to deliver high quality technical services. We have developed significantly from our beginnings as a refrigeration and air conditioning company to now being able to provide our clients with solutions to a variety of problems.
    TENMAT is a leading manufacturer of advanced materials and components with over 100 years of experience. The diversified product range includes wear parts and bearings, engineering ceramics, high temperature resistant materials, hard metals, and passive fire protection solutions.
    Duerr’s is the oldest family-owned jam maker in England. Based in Manchester, in the glorious North West, we’ve been making quality preserves to our family recipes for 135 years.

As part of National Apprenticeship Week 6-10th March SETA ( Stockport Engineering Training Association) are holding an Open Day on Wednesday 8th March from 10 am to 8 pm at their engineering training centre in Reddish, Stockport .

The event is aimed at young people interested in engineering apprenticeships and their parents after leaving school or college and at Greater Manchester employers seeking to recruit engineering apprentices in 2017.

This is a very good opportunity to see the centre training facilities, meet staff and current apprentices, talk with employers who are exhibiting and take away Apprenticeship application forms.

SETA is one of the leading Engineering Apprenticeship providers in the North West and has been helping young people start their engineering careers since 1966.

Each year SETA’s OPEN DAY attracts hundreds of young people and parents, who want to find out more about Engineering Apprenticeships and meet prestigious local employers who are recruiting Apprentices. 

This years’ theme for National Apprenticeship Week is “ the Ladder of Opportunity “.

NAW 2017 (6 to 10 March 2017) will celebrate apprenticeships, across all industries, and all levels, with the theme ‘ladder of opportunity’. In its 10th anniversary year, the week will give everyone involved in the apprenticeship community the perfect chance to celebrate individual stories of career progression over the last decade from traineeships through to higher and Degree apprenticeships

Each year SETA helps young people secure Apprenticeships and employment and helps companies recruit and train Apprentices, who are taking their first steps on the ladder of opportunity that Apprenticeships provide including progression to Advanced and Higher Apprenticeships.
For more information please contact Simon Artley:
If you are an employer please contact Mark Nield: or call 0161 480 9822.