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Why choose Training 2000?

  • Learners receive one-to-one mentoring, coaching and training
  • We have some of the best training facilities in the country
  • Our staff will help learners achieve great results
  • Our success rates are above the national average
  • We received four ‘outstanding’ grade ones and six ‘good’ grade twos at our last OFSTED inspection.

Our learners can also take part in:

  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Outward Bound Activities
  • Driver Awareness Course
  • Charity Fundraising Events
  • And lots more.

 

Information, Advice and Guidance

Training 2000 is accredited to the IAG Matrix Standard, which is the national quality standard for any organisation that delivers information, advice and/or guidance on learning and work.  Accreditation by Matrix confirms Training 2000 is an outstanding training provider, dedicated to giving impartial advice and guidance to its learners.

Before they apply

Impartial information, advice & guidance, is offered by our qualified staff that focuses on current and future needs, which is essential for ongoing success.

On one of our group guidance sessions or with one to one support, our expert advisers aim to give all the information required to make an informed decision about their future.  This includes progression routes, career opportunities and the skills needed to undertake the various programmes at Training 2000, ensuring that they start on the right path to a successful career.

We also have open days running throughout the year so you can visit our training sites, meet the tutors and ask any questions. Contact us for the next dates or to arrange a visit.

During their programme

Learner Support

At some time, they may have a problem that is either work related or personal, which they feel they cannot discuss with their supervisor or Career Development Adviser (CDA).  It often helps to talk it through with someone else.  If they wish to discuss their problem in confidence, they can talk to one of our dedicated learner support officers.  With their experience of dealing with personal issues, our learner support officers can help with any guidance they may need.

Once they’ve finished their programme

When they have completed their programme, we will still be here for them to make sure that they reach their full potential.  If they need any impartial information, advice or guidance to keep them on the pathway to success, we can provide a network of support to help guide them with future choices.

Financial Support

We have support available for learners who are aged 19+ and are in financial hardship that prevents them from participating in learning. This maybe for domestic emergencies, emergency accommodation or emergency childcare.

They may be also eligible for free meals, travel expenses and a bursary of up to £40 per week.

 

Our Training Programmes

 

What are our full time courses?

Our full time courses are national programmes for young people aged 16-18 who are looking for an alternative to staying at school.

Our courses not only boosts employability skills, putting young people on the right path to getting a job but it can also be the stepping stone to securing an Apprenticeship, where they can earn a real salary, gain valuable qualifications and real life work experience.

Our courses will help young people

  • Get a job by developing employability skills
  • Achieve recognised qualifications
  • Improve personal and social development skills
  • Start an Apprenticeship in one of many sectors
  • Gain ICT, Maths and English skills
  • Plus much more!

What is an Apprenticeship?

As employees, apprentices earn a wage and work alongside experienced staff to gain job-specific skills. Off the job, usually on a day-release basis, apprentices receive training to work towards nationally recognised qualifications.

Apprenticeships can take between one and four years to complete depending on the level of Apprenticeship, the apprentices’ ability and the industry sector. The minimum salary is £2.68 per hour; however, many apprentices earn significantly more.

Benefits of an Apprenticeship:

  • earn a salary
  • gain real work experience
  • get paid holidays
  • receive training
  • gain qualifications.
  • learn job-specific skills.

What is ‘raising the participating age’ (RPA)?

The government has increased the age to which all young people in England must continue in education or training. This means that pupils who left year 11 in summer 2013 need to continue in education or training until at least the end of the academic year in which they turn 17. Pupils starting year 11 or below in September 2013 will need to continue until at least their 18th birthday.

Raising the participation age (RPA) does not mean young people must stay in school; they will be able to choose one of the following options:

  • A full time course or Military Preparation Programme;
  • An Apprenticeship;
  • Full-time education, such as school, college or home education;
  • Part-time education or training if they are employed, self-employed or volunteering for 20 hours or more a week.

Where can I get more information and guidance?

If you would like more information on any of our courses, please call us on 01254 54659.

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