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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Vinnie Walker of McBraida PLC


Vinnie Walker receiving his level 3 extended Diploma Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Certificate and Apprenticeship certificate from Bryan Young, Projects and Apprenticeship Manager at McBraida PLC Vinnie has secured employment at McBraida PLC, in the CNC machining department, after successfully completing his foundation training at BEMA, and level 3 extended Engineering Diploma in the work place. Well done Vinnie Congratulations from all the staff at BEMA


Fia Toher and Thomas Sheppard from Shepard Engineering 




Congratulations to Fia Toher and Thomas Sheppard on achieving their level 2 Fabrication and Welding apprenticeship while working on a range of products at Sheppard Engineering based in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire. Sheppard Engineering offers a tailor-made individual service, supplying the British water industry, haulage and distribution services, concrete and cement industry, civil engineering projects, hospitals, HM Prisons, schools, oil-refining and the forecourt services sector.


Ben Carter from McBraida PLC receiving his award

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Ben Carter from McBraida PLC receiving his level 3 Advanced engineering apprenticeship certificate from the company engineering Training Manager Bryan Young. Ben has completed his apprenticeship qualification in Engineering technical Support, and has also completed an HNC and HND manufacturing qualification at Bath College, he is currently working in the CNC section at McBraida PLC as well as working on setting training projects for the company. Well done Ben keep up the good work and the studying.


Connor Lingard of Nylaplas recieving his award 

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A happy Connor Lingard who works for Nylaplas based in Nailsea Bristol, receiving his level 2 Functional skills Information and Communication Certificate.