Warwickshire Garage & Transport Group Training Association (Gta) was established in 1969 and currently aims to provide a comprehensive training management service to member companies, specialising in the recruitment and development of young people through work based learning, leading to Intermediate Apprenticeships and Advanced Apprenticeships (Level 3) in Motor Vehicle Repair.

Based in Leamington Spa, we provide over 60 local companies within Coventry & Warwickshire with specialist training advice and management.

We offer Intermediate Apprenticeships, Advanced Apprenticeships and VCQs in Light Vehicle Repair, Heavy Goods Vehicle Repair, Passenger Service Vehicle Repair, Vehicle Body Repair, Vehicle Painting and Parts Operations.

All learners are employed by our member companies. All Vocational Qualifications are delivered by our qualified work based Assessors and off the job training (Technical Certificates & Functional Skills) are delivered by Warwickshire Gta tutors in Coventry & Leamington Spa.

Apprenticeships -Our recruitment year usually commences February/March, all applicants are selection tested and interviewed by us and then sent out for company interviews. If an applicant is successful they are employed by the member company. The training programmes commence in September . Learners are visited every 8 – 10 weeks by our Co-Ordinator for pastoral care and VCQ Assessor visits are every 6 weeks. We keep in close contact with all learners and employers VCQ to ensure timely retention and achievement.


CITY & GUILDS /IMI Vocational Qualifications
LEVELS 2 & 3 leading to


VRQ ( Technical Certificate ) Delivered in Coventry & Leamington Spa

Duration: Intermediate Apprenticeship – 2 Years / Advanced Apprenticeship – 3 Years

Functional Skills

Levels 1 & 2
Information Technology
Application of Number


Warwickshire GTA is recognised as an Investor in People and is accredited the Matrix (Information, Advice & Guidance) standard.

We are also a Grade 2 Ofsted inspected Training Provider.