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(Important update) COVID-19

Dear Customers, Colleagues, and Partners, We are only getting in touch to provide you with an update during these difficult times. We appreciate that you will be inundated with COVID-19 updates, therefore we'll try & keep it brief, and to the point for you. What is happening now? The Qualitrain Group is operating on reduced service [...]

By |2020-03-31T17:44:06+01:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: News-Post|0 Comments

Framework Apprenticeships

There are a lot of changes happening in the Education Industry right now, with the advent of the apprenticeship levy, new apprenticeship standards and the non-levy changes for small businesses. There is a lot of confusion around what apprenticeships are, what Off the Job Time is, Functional Skills and the Apprenticeship Levy. We are [...]

By |2020-03-20T14:16:18+00:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: News-Post|0 Comments


Leading the way in the used vehicle marketplace BCA continues to work with partners Qualitrain on a series of Lean Thinking training initiatives designed to improve Efficiency, drive Quality and embed a culture of Continuous Improvement throughout the Business. The third BCA Lean Practitioner Cohort launched at BCA Perry Barr on 28 January 2020, [...]

By |2020-03-02T14:09:10+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: News-Post|0 Comments

Qualitrain puts Skills at the Heart of Recruitment Drive

The Qualitrain team were delighted to be involved in the latest recruitment drive organised by partners Shorterm Group, recruiting for their clients Bombardier and Motherson Rolling Stock Systems (MRSS, formerly BTRoS) – a key supplier to the Derby-based train maker. Bombardier had announced in November 2019 that it, and its supplier MRSS, would be [...]

By |2020-01-30T10:19:56+00:00January 29th, 2020|Categories: News-Post|0 Comments

New Lean Manufacturing Operative Standard

Qualitrain will be delighted to be amongst the first UK RoATP-accredited providers to offer the new Lean Manufacturing Operative Standard to existing and new clients. Having delivered thousands of successful Business Improvement Techniques apprenticeships at levels 2 and 3, our trainers are looking forward to working with the new standard which provides a direct [...]

By |2019-08-14T20:12:46+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: News-Post|0 Comments

Qualitrain at Rolling Stock Networking Event

The Rolling Stock Networking show took place at the heart of the rail industry in Derby and members of the Qualitrain team were there throughout the day to talk to Rail industry colleagues about our work with manufacturers, suppliers and TOCs, helping to resolve skills gaps and maximise the return on Apprenticeship Levy contributions. [...]

By |2019-07-22T10:06:51+01:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: News-Post|0 Comments

Employers Lose £26 million of Levy Funds

A report from the Skills Minister has revealed that employers lost out on using a staggering £26 million of their own apprenticeship levy funds in June 2019. That means a total of £37 million has been simply paid to the government after the first two months that levy funds can expire from employers’ DASS [...]

By |2019-07-16T19:18:56+01:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: News-Post|0 Comments

Qualitrain Achieves Investors in People

The Qualitrain Board is delighted to announce that the company has been accredited as an Investors in People organisation at the Silver Award level. The award statement was a great credit to the attitude and devotion of our people: "From the moment you walk through the door it is very clear that this is [...]

By |2019-06-04T12:06:54+01:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: News-Post|0 Comments
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