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Serco - Skills Support for the Workforce

Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) SSW is a funded skills training programme developed to upskill employees within small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire. SSW provides funded recognised, accredited qualifications and bespoke training courses to enhance your employees’ skills, increase the competitiveness of your business and boost the local economy.


Stepping Stones Education & Training Ltd

Stepping Stones Education & Training prides itself on offering a wide range of training services helping people of all ages to progress on in their career. Our professional team has over 50 years' experience within the training and education industry and we are specialists in a number of sectors so you can be sure you are always in safe hands. We are committed to providing the highest standard of training. Our reputation for the innovative way in which we deliver training is based upon experience, self-assessment and learner feedback. In short, we don't take our reputation for granted, and are always looking for ways of pushing boundaries even further. We have accreditation with a number of well know awarding bodies, in order to offer a wide range of programmes. In addition, we have developed tailor made courses to support individual needs of our clients. Our aim is simple, to deliver the best training possible to meet the needs of our clients.


Performance Through People

Performance Through People have been providing training solutions to businesses of all sizes throughout the West Midlands for over 40 years. We deliver apprenticeships across a range of sectors as well as short courses, which can be tailored to meet the needs of each business and its employees. We offer each employer a full Business Needs Analysis at no charge to identify any skills gaps and areas for improvement, ensuring the best possible return on investment. We can also provide a health and safety consultancy service.



NSEG is an independent training provider which was formed in May 1966. A number of small to medium sized engineering companies pooled their resources to form a Group Training Association, many of these are still in membership at present. We operate from modern offices in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. NSEG offer Engineering apprenticeships for young people and adults, an Engineering Sector Based Work Academy for unemployed individuals to prepare them for the world of work and bespoke Health and Safety training.


Achieve Training

Achieve Training is the leading learning launchpad for quality inspirational training and opportunities. That’s because we are an award-winning social enterprise with an enabling environment whose main aim is to build better futures. The connections and independence gained from being backed by a large community-based group, and the expertise of our experienced colleagues make us supportive and agile; able to form great commercial partnerships. This results in an inspiring place for young people and employers to mutually benefit, with over 70% of our learners progressing to full-time employment. We are the region’s largest independent training provider, award-winning and recognised as ‘GOOD’ Grade 2 by OFSTED. For over 30 years we have been delivering training to upskill employees to help local businesses grow.


CSSC Tuition

Accredited accountancy tuition provider for ACCA and CIMA professional qualifications. Located in Staffordshire, we have over 20 years of combined teaching experience in professional accounting courses. We work together to give learners the best chance of success and have many testimonials from our former students who are now fully-fledged accountants working in senior positions all across the country. New One Day AAT Courses to be added soon, specially designed for Finance AND Non-Finance Professional


Create The Space

Create The Space is a specialist training consultancy that works with clients to improve performance, change behaviour and progress careers. Our areas of expertise include management, leadership, and change across all levels of an organisation. We design solutions that are pragmatic, business focussed, engaging, interactive and, most importantly, effective. Our learning programmes are effective because we are committed to embedding and sustaining the behavioural change that delivers improved business success for our clients. Each programme is created in partnership with our client to ensure it builds capability and awareness within the client's specific context and strategic intent. We strive to accurately reflect the culture, values, and strategy of each of our client companies in the language, images and tone of our materials, ensuring each solution is the best fit for the business. The team behind CTS has worked together successfully for over 18 years - we have a wealth of experience, a rich network of contacts and a shared passion for what we do. The business was born out of a genuine belief that, with our extensive knowledge of the current and evolving learning marketplace, and our passion to keep learning real, relevant and simple, we can help organisations navigate the best approaches to deliver powerful, inspirational and game-changing learning experiences. We have extensive experience in developing capability in times of change and specific expertise in cascading behavioural change programmes through all levels of an organisation, from the boardroom to the shop floor. We operate in the four primary areas of: Change and Transformation Management and Leadership Talent Development Management Apprenticeships. Every programme is created in partnership with our client to ensure it builds capability and awareness within the client's specific context and strategic intent.


Now u Know Training Ltd

Now u Know Training started from an asbestos removal business to cover health and safety training directly or with partners. We now work with clients throughout the UK to support all of their training requirements from working with them on their needs analysis, sourcing the best training at the most cost effective rate for them and managing their training matrix with them.


Purple Cow Training Ltd

Established Health and Safety Training company providing accredited training, CITB Site Safety Plus Courses, Nebosh, IOSH, TQUK First Aid, ECITB CCNSG Site Passports and many more. We deliver our training courses via our open course schedule or can train on your site anywhere in the UK or abroad.


Rebus Training Ltd

Rebus is a City & Guilds accredited and a NET approved training centre, primarily working with electrical contractors and Apprentice electricians. The company was set up 2010 has grown consistently during this time, we are now the best and largest provider of advanced electrical apprenticeships in the Stoke-on-Trent area. Rebus is proud to be licenced by NET (National Electrotechnical Training). In October 2016 we opened the first AM2 centre in Stoke-on-Trent.