Proud to be GOOD

We are delighted to share our most recent OFSTED inspection report with you. With an overall effectiveness rating of "Good" and outstanding performance in key areas such as the quality of education, behavior and attitudes, personal development, leadership and management, education programs for young people, adult learning programs, and apprenticeships, we are dedicated to empowering learners of all ages. Our continuous improvement journey ensures that your educational experience with us is second to none.

What is it like…

To be a learner with CT Skills?

• The large majority of learners and apprentices rightly feel very satisfied with their courses.
• Both learners and apprentices build their confidence and character through their studies.
• Learners identify a positive and supportive culture at CT Skills.
• Leaders provide a well-considered curriculum to both learners and apprentices.
• On all courses, tutors prepare learners and apprentices well for life and work in modern Britain.

To be an employer partner of CT Skills?

• Tutors work particularly well with employers to ensure that they teach topics that match closely to apprentices’ development at work.
• Leaders and managers work well with employers to benefit both learners and apprentices.
• We are a trusted training provider with over 20 years of experience training staff in the public and private sectors.
• We are graded 4 stars out of 4 (‘Excellent’) by our employer partners on the government’s Find Apprenticeship Training website.
• We are 10% above the national average apprentice completion rate!

Key Inspection Notes

Information about this provider

CT Skills Limited is an independent training provider based in Beeston, Nottinghamshire. It offers part-time courses for adults, apprenticeships, and full-time courses for young people. Adult learners and apprentices are based throughout England. Young people live and study in the East Midlands.

Since the last inspection, CT Skills has significantly changed its adult provision. It now offers mostly remote adult learning courses. Almost all adult learners study via an online learning platform.

At the time of the inspection, there were 912 adult learners, 561 apprentices and 79 young learners. Adults mostly studied level 2 courses in childcare or health, information and communication technology. Most apprentices were aged over 18

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Inspection dates: 11 to 14 July 2023

  • Overall effectiveness: Good
  • The quality of education: Good
  • Behaviour and attitudes: Good
  • Personal development: Good
  • Leadership and Management: Good
  • Education programmes for young people: Good
  • Adult learning programmes: Good
  • Apprenticeships: Good
  • Overall effectiveness at previous inspection: Good

Inspection team

  • Saul Pope – Lead Inspector His Majesty’s Inspector
  • Karen Green – Ofsted Inspector
  • Abdul Miah – Ofsted Inspector
  • Matthew Newbould – Ofsted Inspector
  • Janet Cannon – Ofsted Inspector
  • Janet Smith – Ofsted Inspector
  • Vicki Locke – His Majesty’s Inspector

Official Documents

CT Skills was last inspected in July 2023 and was graded as a ‘Good School’, the full report can be downloaded below.

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