Case study: Stretching skills to start a business

The challenge With 60% of new UK start-ups closing their doors within three years*, starting your own venture and making it a success is extremely difficult, especially if you have little or even no previous business experience. It’s even more of a personal and potential financial risk if you are leaving an accomplished career to take this leap. That was … Read More

Tees Valley Tackling the Skills Shortage

Tees Valley are tackling the skills shortage. By 2024, 17,000 new jobs will be available in Tees Valley. 50% of jobs created will require higher level technical and digital skills.

Events organisation gains business through training staff

Stadium Traffic Management are focused on delivering events management in the form of people traffic movements and events stewarding. They are committed to creating strong, long term customer relationships that help them work with clients and identify the necessary needs to help deliver an exceptional event in the process. They place great importance in their staff and were keen to … Read More

Training Success Boosts Confidence and Prospects

Sue was employed as the Accounts Officer by the Royal Air Forces Association and was keen to update her IT skills and develop her role. After liaising with her Union Rep she contacted St Antony’s Centre with a view to undertaking training to upskill and improve her CV. Through the Workplace Learning programme, Sue was able to access fully funded … Read More

Training Helps Boost Confidence for Arco Ltd Employees

Hull based company Arco Ltd are leading experts in safety at work, they believe that by investing in their own people they are able to offer expert advice and support to their customers. Therefore, when they were approached by Hull College to access fully funded training for their staff they were more than happy to work with Hull College to … Read More

Success Story – Aspect Training

Ackroyd Clinic is a care home based in Rotherham, they provide quality nursing and residential care support to their residents. They were approached by Aspect training; a specialist training provider in Health & Social Care to assess their training needs. After they were identified employees from Ackroyd were offered a level 2 qualification in Health & Social Care. Margaret Mason … Read More

English & Maths for the Employed Success Story

NCC Skills work with colleges, consortia and private training companies across England to provide high quality basic skills training within existing vocational awards. Through the English & Maths for the Employed programme they are able to work with employers to offer them fully funded English & Maths Qualifications. Howard Court Care Home have recently accessed this funding for their employees. … Read More

Success Story – JT Development Training

Walsall based health care company Upward Care provide an alternative to registered residential care by utilising care and support pathways to support people to reach their potential. They have accessed fully funded training through the Workplace Learning programme to upskill their staff through JT Development. 10 members of staff undertook a level 2 qualification in Health & Social Care. Deborah … Read More

Success Story – Ways2Work

A B Steel Services Centre Ltd are a manufacturing company based in Rotherham they specialise in steel and stainless steel. They have recently accessed fully funded training through the Workplace Learning programme. Ways 2 Work approached A B Steel Services to assess their training needs. After their needs were identified they were offered a course on Warehouse and Storage Principals. … Read More