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Who we are and what we do

EMTEC is a specialist and globally renowned provider of automotive education and training.

Based in Nottingham, our team of professional trainers have all enjoyed successful careers in the UK and global automotive and engineering sector for a number of years.

We develop and supply talent to the UK and global automotive industry, presiding over a wide ranging training programme covering automotive apprenticeships, specialist bespoke training packages, online training and accredited automotive qualifications.

We are expert collaborators and we take pride in our ability to operate as a strategic partner, entirely responsive to your organisation and training needs. We enjoy successful and longstanding partnerships with international brands including KIA, Hyundai, Ferrari, Bentley, Aston Martin, Tesla and Ssang Yong. We work closely with professional bodies including the IMI (Institute of Motor Industry) and ATA (Automotive Technician Accreditation) to ensure our training is cutting-edge and relevant to the industry today, and in the future.

Owned and managed by Nottingham College, one of the largest colleges in the UK, EMTEC offers safe, regulated and accredited training to young people and adults within the automotive and engineering industry. We are inspected by Ofsted and are safeguarding practices and provision of pastoral care are inspected within the rigorous inspection standard used.

Internationally, EMTEC Colleges Ltd has established EMTEC Consulting (Shanghai) Ltd operating in Shanghai, China, as well as EMTEC Colleges (Hong Kong) Ltd. Both are wholly owned subsidiaries of Nottingham College.

Our Nottingham site

We are located within Nottingham College’s Ruddington campus which sits on its own 5 acre footprint within a rural business park adjacent to a 210 acre country park and boasts off street parking, EV charging and secure storage.

The site comprises three large buildings, each boasting classrooms, workshops and demo space.

We house an onsite cafeteria and provide offsite overnight accommodation for those training with us on residential programmes.

Our training facilities

Our training facilities are unrivalled in the region. We feature dedicated workshop spaces for light vehicle technical repair, structural repair, bodywork repair and research and development. We also have a dedicated caravan and motorhome workshop.

Facilities include two spray-booths, a dedicated electric and hybrid vehicle lab and a fabrication innovation unit. We also host our own End Point Assessment centre to support full delivery of Apprenticeships, including those delivered by partners.

Our onsite facilities include:

  • Workshops with up to 6 vehicle capacity
  • 12-14 seat classrooms
  • Flexi rooms for larger audiences (meetings, conferences, product launches etc)
  • Boardrooms
  • Dedicated office space
  • Dedicated parking
  • Virtual meeting delivery space
  • Onsite cafeteria as well as a hospitality and catering service provided by Nottingham College

Our professional staff

Our team of assessors, trainers and onsite technicians are highly skilled and incredibly committed to providing the highest standards of training and development.

All of our trainers began life in industry and use this industry experience and understanding to enhance our training offer. They have developed a wide ranging training programme that includes apprenticeships, short courses, other accredited qualifications and a range of value added programmes in which we enhance our courses with non-mandatory training modules that equips our candidates for future demand on their skills.

Our team of apprentice trainers are all working towards, or have already completed, their master tech level of proficiency.

Our training teams are supported by onsite cleaning, ICT and hospitality staff.

Meet the team

Tim Franks

Tim Franks

Business Development Manager/Industry Lead

- Helping clients develop training solutions globally
- Training delivery/development globally
- Qualified Master Technician
- A broad knowledge of the automotive sector with over 20 years’ experience

T: 0115 945 7200

Stacey Holmes

Stacey Holmes

Industry Lead - Emtec

- Marketing, business development and recruitment for apprenticeship programmes nationally
- Skilled in employer and community engagement
- Provide career counselling, coaching, and student/job seeker services
- Provides information, advice and guidance to potential apprentices

T: 0115 945 7200

Nicole Richardson

Nicole Richardson

Industry Lead - Emtec

- Marketing, business development and recruitment for apprenticeship programmes nationally
- Skilled in employer and community engagement
- Provide career counselling, coaching, and student/job seeker services
- Provides information, advice and guidance to potential apprentices

T: 0115 945 7200

Craig Bartram

Craig Bartram

Assessment Quality and Standards Manager

- Lead Internal Verifier
- Level 4 Master Technician
- Master technician accredited assessor
- IMI EPA assessor
- Qualified in both light and heavy goods vehicles

T: 0115 945 7200

John Dornan

John Dornan

Skills and Project Manager

- Certificate in Education
- Level 4 IMI EV qualified assessor
- Lead Hyundai and EV Technical Trainer
- Global train the trainer experience
- Special Projects Manager

T: 0115 945 7200

Ben Simpson

Ben Simpson

Apprentice Programme Lead, Premium Brands

- Lead Internal quality assurer IMI
- Assessor Champion
- 20 years’ experience technical training delivery/assessment

T: 0115 945 7200

Charlie McGlone

Charlie McGlone

Commercial Business Compliance Administrator

- Direct client support
- Training support and coordination
- Administration – enrolment and hospitality

T: 0115 945 7200

Diane Garfield

Diane Garfield

Senior Faculty Coordinator

- Emtec team leader for administration and support across all Emtec programmes
- Qualified, competent delivery of administration processes
- A depth of knowledge regarding college and commercial programmes

T: 0115 945 7200

Jordan Passey

Jordan Passey

Apprentice Programme Lead, Vehicle Body Repair

- Body and Paint technical specialist
- Modern and Classic vehicle body repair NVQ qualified
- ATA Accredited Body and Paint Repair
- Curriculum development and technical specialist

T: 0115 945 7200

Nick Proverbs

Nick Proverbs

Lead Generation Manager – Apprenticeships

- Manages recruitment team of 12 recruiters nationally
- Manages Emtec’s HRMC Digital Apprenticeship Service portal
- 13 years in recruitment and client marketing
- Strategic population planning across all programmes for apprenticeships

T: 0115 945 7200

Paul Slater

Paul Slater

Apprentice Programme Lead

- Aftersales specialist with 27 years industry experience
- Programme lead for Kia Motors UK national apprenticeship programme

T: 0115 945 7200

Stuart Saunders

Stuart Saunders

Multi Occupation Apprentice Programme Lead

- Programme lead for Caravan and Motorhomes, Classic vehicle restoration, SsangYong and Nottingham local Apprenticeships
- Level 4 Certificate in Education & Training
- Level 4 Certificate Lead IQA
- Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
- IMI Accreditation – Accredited Assessor
- Gas safety awareness certificate of achievement for the use of LPG in caravans

T: 0115 945 7200

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