CT Skills is an ambitious business, providing training solutions and workforce development consultancy to employers across the East Midlands and nationally.

We are serious about what we do, the difference we make to all our learners lives, and the impact we have on our employers’ businesses.

Graded as Good by OFSTED in September 2016 across all areas of our business, you can be assured that our recruitment solutions, routes to employment programmes, apprenticeships, traineeships and bespoke courses will deliver meaningful impact to careers and companies.

We have five thriving centres in Beeston, Nottingham, Derby, Mansfield & Chesterfield. Growth plans to increase the number of businesses we work with to drive turnover to £10m in two years. We are looking for people with a passion for learning, skills and development to help us achieve these goals.

7 reasons why it is an exciting time to be working in education!

  1. Employers with a wage bill of over £3 million began paying an Apprenticeship Levy from May 2017 – this will create an additional £2.9billion of Apprenticeship funding per year
  2. Businesses will no longer be able to fill their skills gaps with migrant labour after Brexit and will have to invest heavily in the skills of their British staff
  3. The government is expanding tuition fee loans to 19 to 23-year-olds at levels three and four, and 19+ year-olds at levels five and six
  4. New Apprenticeship standards are being introduced that can get you qualified to degree level without the cost of going to University
  5. Theresa May, Prime Minister, loves Apprenticeships: “We’ve seen two million apprenticeships created over the last six years, we’re committed as a government to ensuring more apprenticeships are being created” (Sep, 2016)
  6. The government is committed to funding 3 million Apprenticeships in the lifetime of this parliament
  7. Employers have designed the new Apprenticeship Standards which makes them more valued in the workplace than Degrees and A-Levels

7 reasons why CT Skills are ready!

  1. We were graded as Good by Ofsted across everything we do in September 2016 – Grade 4 providers will get locked out of the new Register of Training Organisations and Register of Apprenticeships Training Providers making them vulnerable in the future
  2. CT Skills draw funding from a variety of sources and aren’t dependent on one funding stream. We have contracts with the SFA, EFA, local authorities and 5% of our revenue comes from employers
  3. We already working with a number of Apprenticeship Levy employers to maximise the benefit the Apprenticeship Levy can bring to their businesses
  4. Our Sector Based Work Academies have guaranteed interviews with large companies like Premier Inn, Arriva and McDonalds
  5. Our Traineeships have guaranteed work experience with companies who are committed to giving young people a chance like Marks and Spencer and Nottingham City Homes
  6. We are a large training provider with an excellent reputation – helping us to meet our ambitious growth targets
  7. We have just been re-accredited for British Standards ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 9001 and are in Investor in People

We run regular training courses in Construction and CSCS, Business Administration, Customer Service, IT Skills for Work, Essential English and Maths (Functional Skills) and Health and Social Care and Warehousing and Storage.

We offer apprenticeships in Passenger Carrying Vehicles (Bus and Coach), Health and Social Care, Childcare, Business Administration, Team Leading and Management, Customer Service and the list is growing daily.

We are always looking for talented, passionate and motivated individuals to help us achieve our vision and live our values. We offer competitive packages to our employees in return and full training is provided.

See why people love working for CT Skills here.

CT Skills employee benefits

36 days holiday (inc. bank holidays)

Contributory pension scheme

Free debt advice/counselling/guidance through our Employee Assistance Programme

Childcare vouchers

Life assurance

Commitment to Lifelong Learning

All our employees enable our learners and employers to grow, to achieve this we are committed to enabling our employees to do the same through internal training and progression opportunities.

If we don’t have a vacancy that fits you now, that doesn’t mean we won’t in the near future. Send your CV to and tell us about yourself.

We also have a Refer a Friend scheme. Tell your friends, colleagues and network about us and our vacancies and you may be rewarded for it, subject to terms and conditions, of course.

CT Skills are committed to ensuring all our learners are safe, secure and free from harm, therefore all our roles are subject to clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service, in line with our Safeguarding Policy.

We are also committed to encouraging equality and diversity within our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination.