Commercial health and safety partnership

A new commercial training partnership agreement will see a range of health and safety courses available. APT Health & Safety Training joins the growing network of training providers working with PM Training. APT Health & Safety Training, of Etruria Road, Hanley, is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, the Construction Industry Training Board, … Continued

Council experience is paving the way

A partnership between Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council and PM Training has been forged to create opportunities for young people. Learners from PM Training will have the chance to gain work experience in the council offices and on the waste and environmental teams with the end goal of progressing to an apprenticeship with the council. The scheme … Continued

New health and safety partnership announced

A new commercial training partnership agreement will see a range of health and safety courses available. APT Health & Safety Training joins the growing network of training providers working with PM Training. APT Health & Safety Training, of Etruria Road, Hanley, is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, the Construction Industry Training Board, … Continued

Helping businesses to help employees

PM Training works in partnership with businesses to support training and development of their own workforce. This gives employers a chance to support individuals through their own personal and professional development. These work-based programmes are nationally accredited and recognised qualifications, achieved in the workplace during business hours. Examples of the courses include: Customer Service NVQ, … Continued

Carving out a career as a carpenter

River Zyla has a clear idea what he wants to do with his life and he is taking the first step with PM Training. The 16-year-old, pictured with his dad Richard, is currently a pupil at the University Academy in Kidsgrove, but he wants a career in carpentry in the future. He said: “I spoke … Continued

Apprentices are part of our success story

A FAMILY firm with a business model which creates jobs for young people, has bucked the trend and expanded throughout the recession. UK Windows was set up 12 years ago and now boasts 45 staff, a £4.5m annual turnover and a new 30,000 sq ft factory in Milburn Road, Cobridge. Managing Director Richard Barlow believes … Continued

Painting and decorating apprentice

Career in construction is a ‘dream come true’ for dedicated Kelly

Kelly Campbell is working for builder and developer Seddon on its Slater Street site after completing a five-week Prepare for Work course with Aspire Housing. Kelly, who is one of three women tradespeople on the site, was fascinated with construction from a young age, but she was told it was a man’s world and she … Continued

Business admin apprentices

Jobs for young people in the sweet trade

Daniel’s Delights, has recently moved to a new factory in Montrose Street, Fenton, and Ken Harrison, managing director is planning to double the business in the next five years.   He has taken on two apprentices from PM Training this year and in the future that figure is set to increase, with plans to employ … Continued

Boost your social value by using PM Training’s partners

Sourcing training providers for a business can be time consuming and a headache. At PM Training a wide range of short courses are on offer through partnerships with other local providers at the same price, with the added benefit of 10% of the course fee being re-invested into apprenticeships through GiftAid via the Realise Foundation. … Continued

Changing the housing apprenticeships for the future

  Radical changes are being made to reform the look and feel of apprenticeship in the housing industry as part of the Government’s trailblazer project, set to be introduced later this year. These changes are being led by the Aspire Group Head of Regeneration Tim Edwards, supported by the National Housing Federation, together with Chartered … Continued