British Engineering
Manufacturers Association

British Engineering Manufacturers Association



Welcome to the BEMA website.

As a well established trade association we feel that not only should our members be informed but the world at large should have the opportunity to see what is happening in the industry that we support. The vast majority of this site is open to the public for information that not only helps the employer but also the employee. Please feel free to use the contact area to inform us of any ideas that can help to improve this site.

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Ben Townsend has won the prestigious EEF National apprentice of the year award.

Dan Hockins of Broadway Engineering and Scott Davies of SEETRU


Dan and Scott attended the Bristol Ambitions career event which was held at the South Gloucestershire College WISE campus representing BEMA and their companies.  Dan and Scott talked to teachers, career advisors and students giving excellent advice and guidance on engineering apprenticeships and engineering opportunities to the many visitors who attended the event from schools across South Gloucestershire

Sam Howell of Cyril Minns engineering receiving certificate from Lee Howell.

Sam Howell of Cyril Minns

Sam Howell is pictured receiving his level 3 mechanical manufacturing apprenticeship certificate from Lee Howell Managing Director of Cyril Minns Engineering based in Bristol. Sam has completed a level 2 manufacturing apprenticeship, and then progressed to the level 3 apprenticeship with BEMA, he is working in Cyril Minns programming and producing complex CNC components, and has become a valued member of the team. Well done Sam.

 Ryan Cron of Broadway engineering receiving certificate from Richard Walker.

Ryan Cron of Broadway

Ryan Cron of Broadway engineering receiving his Level 3 extended Diploma and level 3 Engineering manufacturing certificate from BEMA training officer Rich Walker. Ryan has gained employment at Broadway Engineering and is working in the CNC Turning department, while also working towards a level 4 HNC qualification at a local college. Well done Ryan on achieving and completing your apprenticeship.

BEMA held an awards ceremony at the BEMA training centre on 14th December to celebrate the success and achievement of 20 apprentices who had recently completed their level 3 Engineering Technologys Technical Certificate
This is the first group of apprentices that have attended and completed their qualifications at the BEMA training centre, and BEMA is very proud to have had 100% successful achievement of this qualification, with many of the apprentices progressing to level 4 HNC qualifications.

BEMA would like to thank the apprentices for all their hard work on achieving this award, and also to thank their companies for attending the event and supporting engineering apprenticeships

Many thanks to the following companies for supporting their apprentices through their award with BEMA:
McBraida PLC, Kingsway Gears Ltd, Seetru Ltd., Broadway Engineering, Scott Aerospace Ltd, Nylaplas, Bradman and Lake, Avon Valley Precision Engineering, Ravenscourt Engineering and Cyril Minns Engineering.

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