Training Providers

This is a detailed list of training providers in the Birmingham area are currently operating and taking referrals during the current period of social distancing. Our guide will be kept up-to-date as and when things change.

Access Creative College

Contact Details

Thomas Beckett: 07975236451, thomas.beckett@accesscreative.ac.uk

Current Course Delivery

Centre closed until further notice

Referral Situation

They are taking online referrals and will speak to students who are interested in courses.

Additional Information

Aspire

Contact Details

Stuart Bates: – 07535 059008 Stuart.Bates@aspire-sports.co.uk

Current Course Delivery

Currently Open

Referral Situation

Referrals for apprenticeships and traineeships  should be made to James on 07494092475

Additional Information

Closed over Easter

Atos

Contact Details

Joanna Lupa 0203 635 7091

Current Course Delivery

Still open

Referral Situation

Contact Joanna Lupa

Additional Information

Barnados

Contact Details

Indie Panesartait: Indie.panesartait@barnardos.org.uk, Mobile is:07834 327507

Current Course Delivery

Referral Situation

Yes: send referrals to Indie.

Additional Information

British Academy of Jewellery

Contact Details

Naomi Wilson: Telephone 0121 655 0105naomi.wilson@baj.ac.uk

Current Course Delivery

Academy Temporarily Closed but still taking referrals

Referral Situation

Will soon be starting an online enrolment process to enable interested students to carry on with applications for Diploma and Apprenticeship courses.

Additional Information

Offering Level 3 diploma in Jewellery design and manufacturer two days per week (includes design, theory, manufacturing) need GCSE maths and English grade 4+. Also offer apprenticeship lasting about 18 months.

Crackerjack

Contact Details

Fiona Baker:  07966269612 fiona.baker@crackerjacktraining.com, Angela Westwood: 07969018368 angela.westwood@crackerjacktraining.com 

Current Course Delivery

Centre closed and staff working remotely.

Referral Situation

Yes: taking referrals over phone and email and will interview students over the telephone. Referrals to be sent to Fiona or Angela.

Additional Information

We will ask them to send a CV and have them as a pipeline starter, or pipeline interview for an Apprenticeship at the selected nursery, once the nurseries are open to external people.

Digisheds

Contact Details

email at letstalk@digisheds.co.uk or phone, 07767404268

Current Course Delivery

Our onsite training location is closed but we are still providing training and support to our young people via Zoom, phone and email

Referral Situation

Yes we are still taking referrals through our website https://tinsmart.service-now.com/candodigital, email at letstalk@digisheds.co.uk or phone, 07767404268

Additional Information

We are starting a new cohort on the 21st April 2020 (virtually if needed)

Francesco

Contact Details

Rebecca Molineux 01785 247175 rebecca@francescogroup.co.uk

Current Course Delivery

Yes, still open and continuing to operate as normal, until told otherwise.

Referral Situation

Additional Information

Gordon Franks Training

Contact Details

Current Course Delivery

All of  students are either working from home, or have been offered to start our programme in April (we hope we’ll be back in the office by then).

Referral Situation

Contact Shakera, on  07435 968938

Additional Information

Due to the current situation, our office is closed, and we can only recruit for future start dates or remote learning is optional to applicants.

HOET

Contact Details

Jacqui Duggan:

07841604088

Current Course Delivery

Centre closed until further notice:

Referral Situation

Anyone interested can still call Jacqui.

Additional Information

JTL

Contact Details

Natasha Heritige:

NatashaHeritage@jtltraining.com

Current Course Delivery

No face to face delivery.

Referral Situation

Working from home but still taking referrals.  Please email contact details to Natasha and she will contact them once they are open again.   NatashaHeritage@jtltraining.com.

Additional Information

Make UK

Contact Details

0121 331 1930

 

Current Course Delivery

Referral Situation

They are taking referrals by phone, website and email a lot of the staff are working from home.

Additional Information

Protocol

Contact Details

Sue Tipton: 0121 236 2634, suetipton@protocolgroup.co.uk

Current Course Delivery

Yes at the moment.

Referral Situation

Referrals can be sent to Scott at scampbell@protocolgroup.co.uk and will contact young people once they are back open again

Additional Information

Qube Learning

Contact Details

Kate Brooks: kate.brooks@qube-learning.co.uk, 07825807291

Current Course Delivery

Yes, still open.

Referral Situation

Yes, recruiting online and by phone. Offering employability, maths and english online to new recruits.

Additional Information

Also carrying out remote visits from home at present and we are still taking referrals and recruiting.

Reflections

Contact Details

Jason Timms: 0121 6432147 , 07500338584. jason@reflectionstraining.co.uk,

Lucy Agnew: 0121 6432147 – 07500338584. lucy@reflectionstraining.co.uk

Current Course Delivery

Pre- apprenticeship in April is still going ahead online interactive webinar delivery method.

Referral Situation

Accepting online and Telephone referrals

Additional Information

Salutem

Contact Details

Gemma Kemp 

Gemma.Kemp@Salutem.co.uk 

Tel:  07815614921 

Current Course Delivery

Temporarily closed. Work based placements have ceased as employers are not recruiting. 

Referral Situation

Still accepting online referrals, with CV’s, which will not be responded to until the centre re-opens.

Additional Information

Taking email referrals. All referrals to be sent to :

gemma.kemp@salutem.co.uk

Skills Training UK

Contact Details

David Bates

M: 07557833602

davidbates@skillstraininguk.com

Current Course Delivery

We have opted for a on-line platform approach to learning for all out students.

Referral Situation

All referrals are done via mail or phone

Additional Information

Smart Training and Recruitment

Contact Details

Debbie Adams: 07983583126

Debbie.adams@smarttar.co.uk

Current Course Delivery

Open – supporting current students remotely

Referral Situation

Taking referrals via email and phone.

Additional Information

Training placements suspended until future notice

Sport 4 Life

Contact Details

Sian Westwood  0121 456 1818 ext. 2004 sian@sport4life.org.uk

Current Course Delivery

Online sessions only

Referral Situation

Yes – online sessions only, accepting new referrals

Additional Information

Staff are remote working, Continuing with mentoring and training support via virtual sessions- over the phone, YouTube videos, tutorials, Instagram competitions and staying active initiatives.

Street League

Contact Details

Sabina Yesmin: 07711497379   sabina.yesmin@streetleague.co.uk 

Rajab Noor:  07584 504977 

rajab.noor@streetleague.co.uk

Current Course Delivery

Taking online referrals. Offering a virtual mentoring service offering support with employability, information about telephone interviews.

Referral Situation

Additional Information