Employers Case Studies


Leicester based charity up-skill staff through apprenticeships

CT Skills are pleased to be working alongside Leicester based charity, Zinthiya Trust as they have recently enrolled three of their employees onto an apprenticeship. Established in 2009 by founder Zinthiya Ganeshpanchan, the Zinthiya Trust provides support to disadvantaged women and families who are suffering from poverty and/or domestic abuse. They do this by offering […]

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Markfield Day Nursery welcome 14th apprentice

CT Skills are pleased to continue their relationship with one of Leicester’s leading nurseries, Markfield Day Nursery as they are increasing their team of apprentices. The popular nursery which facilitates over 60 children at a time has had 14 apprentices through CT Skills over the past five years, with one previous apprentice now working as […]


Case Study: Life after redundancy with HMRC

In October 2017, the HMRC announced closures across the UK with 130 staff facing redundancy at their Derby office, with that it was confirmed it would hit their 70% of female staff the worst. Those included in the redundancy process were Heather, 36 years employment, Emma, 15 years employment, Linda, 32 years employment and Lisa, […]


How I became a Recruitment & Placement Coordinator with CT Skills: Aaron Groombridge

Featuring Q&A After beginning a career as a Business Development Manager and naturally making a move into Recruitment, Aaron Groombridge joined the CT Skills family in 2016 and brought with him the knowledge and expertise to support Nottinghamshire businesses in recruiting new talent. We caught up with Aaron to find out more about this role […]


Case Study: Sector Based Work Academy with Newcare Homes

With over 20 years of experience, CT Skills offer apprenticeships, traineeships and skills training programmes. As well as offering direct routes into work through Sector Based Work Academies – delivering qualifications alongside a guaranteed job interview with an employer in a variety of sectors.    Nottinghamshire’s leading care home operator Newcare Homes worked alongside CT […]


CT Skills celebrates a successful relationship with Right Track

CT Skills are celebrating a successful relationship with East Midlands based social enterprise organisation, Right Track as together they have provided hundreds of individuals with the necessary skills and qualifications to gain employment within the community.    Established in 2009, Right Track are a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to help people discover and realise […]

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Apprenticeships: The New Key To Care?

Featuring interview with Creative Care  Topic: Business recruitment and trainingFeatured Employer: Creative Care- Residential Care Home  Service: Level 2- Level 5 Health & Social Care Apprenticeships    Apprenticeships are increasingly being recognised as an effective entry point to working within Health and Social Care. The apprenticeship experience of one company in Nottingham demonstrates the benefits […]

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NFT Distribution take on first trainee through CT Skills – and they’re delighted with the outcome

Aleksandar Genov came to CT Skills in October looking for guidance at our ESF funded Information, Advice and Guidance Friday session after becoming frustrated being stuck in a classroom environment at college. Although only 17 years of age, when you meet Alex he comes across as mature, motivated, assured and knowledgeable – a combination of […]