Complete the following if you wish to record an interest, or you wish to apply for apprenticeship training.

Personal Information

Application Options

If you wish to apply for apprenticeship training through EKGTA, please select the box below :

If you wish to apply for a position with an organisation recruiting apprenticies through EKGTA, please select the organisation from the list below (NOTE: You must view the additional information before selecting an organisation)

Apprentice Profile

Candidates will work towards SVQ's at levels 2 & 3. They will also be required to obtain a suitable academic qualification in an engineering discipline to at least National Certificate (NC) level, possibly progressing to HNC / HND where relevant.

Apprentice Opportunity

McAlpine is a manufacturer based in the United Kingdom and is actively involved in the promotion of quality products which are available from national and independent plumbers’ and builders’ merchants. Today, McAlpine exports specifically designed products to over eighty countries around the world. Openings exist at our manufacturing facility in Glasgow for 2 Moulding Technical Apprenticeships, 1 toolmaker position, 2 Engineering Maintenance Apprenticeships,

Apprentice Criteria

All candidates must be well motivated, have good communication skills and show a desire and commitment to succeed as an Apprentice within COMPANY. Candidates for the vacancies must have, or expect to pass at least 4 National 5 Grades at Level C or above, Higher grades would be an advantage. Applications close on Monday 15th August 2022


Please list below the qualification(s) you have received

Subject (eg English) Level Grade

Candidate Referee

Work Experience

List below any previous participation in Skillseekers Programme or Part Time/Full time Employment

Equal Opportunities

Please note your age will no bearing in considering your application. It will simply allow us to provide all relevant data to the appropriate organisations.

The Equality Act 2010 sets out when someone is considered to be disabled and protected from discrimination. The definition is quite wide - and you may not even think of it as a disability. For example, you might be covered if you have a learning difficulty, colour blindness, dyslexia or autism.

Please note your answer either way, will have no bearing in considering your application. It will be used to help us provide the best support possible.

Ethnic Origin

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Interests and activities

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How did you hear about us?

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By submitting this form you are confirming that to the best of your knowledge the personal information you have given this application is a true and accurate record of your personal details and academic achievements

The data provided will only be used to further your application for an apprenticeship training opportunity, and may be retained for up to twelve months, for this purpose. Your information will not be shared with organisations outside this purpose.

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Data Protection & Equal Opportunities

East Kilbride & District Engineering Group Training Association Ltd. is committed to being an Equal Opportunities employer and all applicants for positions will receive equal and fair treatment irrespective of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality or ethnic origin, sexuality, age, disability or religion and will not be disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be relevant to performance in work or training with the Association.

To assist the Association in ensuring that its equal opportunities policy is being carried out effectively, please provide the information requested below. The information will be treated in the strictest confidence. It will be retained in this format, but may be processed and maintained electronically for statistical and monitoring purposes.

The processing of personal data by East Kilbride & District Engineering Group Training Association Ltd. has been notified under the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations 2018 to the Information Commissioner, and in processing such information the Association complies with the Data Protection Principles set out in the said act and regulations.

Information you as a participant give to EKGTA

We will collect and process the following personal information:-

Any personal data provided by an individual to EKGTA Ltd. will be held electronically and in paper-based systems, and may be used for or in connection with administrative purposes as part of EKGTA's standard business activities of training/employment education and/or training activities involving the named individual and the data may be disclosed to other organisations/individuals where there is a shared need in respect of the above prescribed purposes. The data will only be shared with the explicit consent of the individual, and the indiviual also has the following rights:

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