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BTTA Introduce ‘Mobile Training Rigs’

BTTA have recently introduced mobile training boards to allow training to be delivered in any location. For more information and to book a course please contact Russell Coleman at Power Circuitry:Our power circuit boards enables training to be carried out on ring main, radial and fused spur circuits. The learner will be taught the […]


BTTA’s group training manager, Russell Coleman, was recently quoted in The Scotsman

Schools Careers Fair

Well, that’s the first School Careers fair of the year done and dusted. We had a great day at Jedburgh Grammar Campus and met lots of enthusiastic young people wanting to get into an engineering apprenticeship. Thanks to DYW Borders for organising the event and to all the other organisations that have young peoples interest […]

New Trainer / Assessor for Borders Training Association

Borders Technical Training Association (BTTA), formerly Borders Engineering Training Association (BETA), has appointed Richard Wright as a trainer/assessor. Richard will assist group training manager Russell Coleman in in training, mentoring and assessing Modern Apprentices employed by the association’s member companies in the Borders.  He has 39 years of technical experience across a number of multidiscipinary roles […]

Makeover for Borders Training Association

Border Engineering Training Association (BETA) has been renamed Borders Technical Training Association (BTTA) with effect from 1 September. To coincide with the change, the organisation also has a new website and logo. Founded in 1967 by ten local engineering companies the organisation’s purpose is to provide technical and engineering training services in the Borders.  BTTA […]

BTTA used for CPD case study by Skills Development Scotland

BTTA was approached by Skills Development Scotland (SDS) in June 2020 by our Skills Investment Advisor (SIA) Jennifer Russell. She said that SDS had been looking at putting a showcase together that we can share with other Training Providers, and that your induction process is robust and is something we could show case with others. […]

New Group Training Manager Appointed to Run BTTA

After advertising earlier this year and working with Nova Circle our HR consultant, we have successfully interviewed and appointed Russell Coleman to the post of Group Training Manager. Russell comes to us with over thirty years of experience in competency technical training, Assessment/Verification and various management roles. Originally qualified as a Royal Navy Marine and […]