Training Providers

Below are details of some of the Training Providers Birmingham Careers Service are working with in the Birmingham area, how they are currently operating and their referral processes during the current period of social distancing. Our guide will be updated as and when things change.  For information on other Training Providers we are working with or for general Careers Support please contact Birmingham Careers Service.

Access Creative College

Music, Gaming and Media related courses

Contact Details

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

Current Course Delivery

On Campus

Referral Situation

September starts – applications can be made online at https://www.accesscreative.ac.uk/apply/

contact – thomas.beckett@accesscreative.ac.uk

Aspiration Training

Health and Social Care, Childcare, Business Admin, Customer Service and Dental Services

Contact Details

Referral Situation

application process online or phone – contact

ktuckey@aspirationtraining.com – 07964 902031

BCTG

Offering: Construction related courses

Contact Details

0121 544 6455 – option1 or email mike.smith@theapprenticeshipworks.com

Referral Situation

ongoing recruitment every 10 weeks – application process via website – www.bctg.org.uk

British Academy of Jewellery

Offering: Jewellery Manufacture and Design courses

Contact Details

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

Current Course Delivery

Running courses at campus. 

Referral Situation

Usually September starts – application process contact 0121 655 0105, interview and assessments. 

BET (Birmingham Electrical Training)

Offering: Electrical Installation Apprenticeships L3

Contact Details

tom.goddard@betltd.co.uk.  01216616923

Referral Situation

ongoing recruitment – application process Application Form, CV, Initial Assessment (Maths and English), on-programme interview – contact – tom.goddard@betltd.co.uk.  01216616923

Crackerjack

Offering: Childcare and Teaching Assistant

Contact Details

Application Process

Mostly online www.crackerjacktraining.co.uk  or via gov.uk NAS website

Creative Alliance

Offering: IT related courses

Contact Details

noel@creativealliance.org.uk –  0121 753 0049

Referral Situation

Ongoing recruitment

Application Process

Application Form & CV followed by Telephone Screening Interview

Gordon Franks Training

Offering: Business Admin, Early Years Childcare, Customer Service

Contact Details

Referral Situation

ongoing recruitment

Application Process

can be through website or by calling 0121 333 3001- recruitment department or https://www.wearegft.co.uk/apply-now/

HOET

Offering: Hairdressing, Beauty, Sport

Contact Details

Jacqui Duggan:

07841604088

Jacqueline.Duggan@hoet.co.uk

Referral Situation

ongoing recruitment

Application Process

Online applicationsHeart Of England Training (hoet.co.uk) Telephone referrals for hair, beauty sport – 07841604088Email referrals for hair, beauty and sport – Jacqueline.duggan@hoet.co.uk

JTL

Offering: Plumbing, electrical, property maintenance

Contact Details

Referral Situation

Ongoing recruitment

Application Process

For Traineeships Please contact Natasha Heritage or Michelle Cree

Juniper Training

Offering: Childcare, Customer Service, Construction (Roofing)

Contact Details

Referral Situation

Ongoing recruitment

Application Process

application process through Juniper Website/contact Juniper directly

MPCT (Military Preparation College)

Offering: course related to a Military Career

Contact Details

Referral Situation

Ongoing recruitment

Application Process

Application process MPCT Website – https://mpct.co.uk / Phone call

paulevans@mpct.co.uk

Nova Training

Offering: Motor Vehicle, Construction, Retail, Customer Service, Business Admin

Contact Details

Referral Situation

Ongoing recruitment

Application Process

application process online web enquiry or ring the centre for an appointment

Performance Through People

Offering: Care (early years, teaching assistant and adult), Business, Engineering and Manufacturing, Warehousing, Dental Nursing, Retail, Hospitality, Accountancy, Travel

Contact Details

Application Process

Online through the National Apprenticeship Website/ National Careers.

Protocol

Offering: Business Admin, Customer Service, IT, Warehousing

Contact Details

0121 236 2634

Mary Baxter mbaxter@protocolgroup.co.uk

Mel Judd mJudd@protocolgroup.co.uk

Referral Situation

Referrals can either attend a screening or be interviewed separately anytime between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday.  Contact Mary Baxter and Mel Judd on 0121 236 2634 or via email to mbaxter@protocolgroup.co.uk to arrange a referral.  Or visit our website at http://www.protocolgroup.org.uk/   

Application Process

Application made followed by a telephone screening, request CV and then arrange a face-to-face interview or virtual via Teams, Protocol screenings offered every Tuesday and Thursday am & pm

Reflections

Offering: Hairdressing, Barbering

Contact Details

Referral Situation

ongoing recruitment monthly intake

Application Process

Skills Training UK

Offering: Business Admin, Customer Service, Health and Social Care, IT, Engineering and Manufacturing

Contact Details

Referral Situation

Ongoing recruitment

Application Process

Referrals can be sent via email (with young person’s personal information attached in a password protected document) with password sent in a following email, or via telephone with either the young person present or not.  In order to process a referral, we will require the basic information of the young person including: Full name Date of Birth, Postcode

Telephone number.  The young person will then receive an initial telephone information session, during which we will confirm eligibility and provide IAG and work with the young person to determine the best and most appropriate programme pathway to meet their needs.

Sport4life

Offering: Sports Leaders related opportunities

Contact Details

Referral Situation

Ongoing recruitment

Application Process

– application process email Joe Rose Joe.Rose@sport4life.org.uk

 

Street League

Offering: Sports and Dance related fitness programs/courses, also offer live work experience in a range of Vocational settings including Warehousing, Retail, Customer Service, Care (Child/Adult)

Contact Details

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

Referral Situation

Currently recruiting

Application Process

All general enquiries in the first instance should be made via the Sabina Yesmin on 07711497379 or email sabina.yesmin@streetleague.co.uk. This can be the young person themselves or their key intervention worker. Text messaging, WhatsApp or through the main Street League website on www.streetleague.co.uk, or info@streetleague.co.uk or social media handles: Twitter: SL_Birmingham, Facebook:  Birmingham Street League or Instagram: birminghamstreetleague.  

Swift (Leaping Man Learning)

Offering: Childcare, Digital Marketing

Contact Details

je@swiftcc.co.uk – 0121 594 0610

Referral Situation

ongoing recruitment every 5 weeks

Application Process

CV and application form prior to phone call – contact je@swiftcc.co.uk – 0121 594 0610

 

TDM

Offering: IT related Apprenticeships L3 and above

Contact Details

David.tomkins@tdm.co.uk – 0330 120 0695

Referral Situation

ongoing recruitment

Application Process

Apply for specific roles via TDM Website, NAS or Reed with submission of CV or application form, Applicants invited to Applicant Day – which is done online – via video conferencing tool where Assessments are taken in relation to;

  • English & Maths
  • Occupational Programme assessment
  • Occupational Skill Scans

Interview preparation.  If outcome of applicant day the candidate has a skill level lower than what employers are looking for CIAG is provided. Contact David.tomkins@tdm.co.uk – 0330 120 0695