The Further Education Sector

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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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CT Skills role in the sector

CT Skills is a family-owned training and recruitment provider with over 20 years’ experience in delivering a variety of educational programmes for the benefit of communities and businesses across the Midlands and beyond.

CT Skills support young people and adults into education and work by giving them the skills and qualifications they need to thrive. They have strong and sustainable links with the communities throughout the Midlands and hold direct contracts with the ESFA (Education & Skills Funding Agency) and ESF (European Social Fund).

With the 10th largest Adult Education Budget of any Independent Training Provider in the UK, CT Skills have recently opened their fifth Adult Education Centre and continue to expand their range of provision. Their 2018 Learner Survey boasted a 96% classroom satisfaction rate and a 94% work-based learner rating.

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CT Skills Employee Testimonial

“I applied for an Assessor role at CT Skills after losing my job and stability when Positive Outcomes announced their closure. It was a tough time for all of us and seemed to happen almost overnight so there was a huge amount of pressure to find new employment. CT Skills opened their doors to all the talented people from Positive Outcomes and gave us the opportunity to continue working in a sector we love.

A main concern of mine wasn’t only finding new work for myself, if was making sure the employers that I had formed strong relationships with were supported in the future. CT Skills were so accommodating and did everything in their power to ensure I could continue to work with businesses such as HL Plastics and their apprentices who were mid-qualification when Positive Outcomes stopped servicing its clients.

 My main advice to anyone affected by the 3aaa closure, whether you’re an employee or an employer, contact CT Skills as they really will do their upmost to help.”  

Deanne Swarbrook, CT Skills Assessor 

Live Career Opportunities at CT Skills
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Management Trainer Assessor (up to Level 5) new Team Leading/ Management
CT Skills East Midlands, United Kingdom Nov, 16
Apprenticeship Recruitment Manager new Team Leading/ Management
CT Skills Nottingham, United Kingdom Nov, 13
CT Skills East Midlands, United Kingdom Nov, 13
Business Skills Tutor new Education
CT Skills Friary Works, Derby, DE1 1EX, United Kingdom Nov, 13
CT Skills East Midlands, United Kingdom Nov, 13
CT Skills East Midlands, United Kingdom Nov, 13

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