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TRN partners with University College Birmingham on trailblazing apprenticeship

TRN are proud to announce a trailblazing partnership with University College Birmingham to deliver a child-centred apprenticeship, the Children, Young People & Families Practitioner Standard - Level 4 (Community Pathway) Certificate of Higher Education (Cert HE) qualification.

In June 2018 the new Children, Young People & Families Practitioner – Level 4 apprenticeship standard was approved for delivery in two separate pathways –

Option 1: Residential
Option 2: Community

Kiers Social Value Partnership Breakfast Morning

Kier Social Value Partnership Breakfast Morning

There was a great turn out for Kiers social value breakfast morning at Ponteland School & Leisure Development site organised by Claire Straughan (Kier Social Impact Coordinator). Our Partnership Manager, Richard Whiteley, along with Chris Howard (Job Centre NTW), Mike Hawkins (Generation NE) and CITB were also in attendance which gave the supply chain a perfect platform to have all their questions and queries answered by the experts who sat in front of them.

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TRN Gateshead Construction Skills Academy Going from Strength to Strength

Here at TRN we see our Gateshead Construction Skills Academy as the jewel in our crown and according to feedback from local councils and construction suppliers we’re not alone.

Working with Builders such as Kier, Wates, Tolent and Robertsons we feel that the Construction Skills Academy is going from strength to strength.

As well as it being the home for our apprentices while they are on day release, we also run a number of pre-employability training courses. Also, as part of our growth strategy we have started to gear up the Construction Skills Academy facilities to accommodate the delivery of new qualifications which allows more scope to deliver bespoke courses such as Healthy Home Healthy Head, Summer Camp and DIY courses for the Gateshead/Newcastle community.

Keylite Roof Windows

Keylite the Power of Partnership

TRN have struck up another partnership this time with leading Roof Window specialist Keylite Roof Windows Ltd.

Keylite is a UK based manufacturer of roof windows. They offer a full range of roof windows, blinds, timber loft ladders, flashings, electric operation kits and accessories and are proud to be Europe’s fastest growing roof window manufacturer.

Huge growth forecast in North West construction

Huge growth forecast in North West construction, TRN will help you succeed.

Due to the massive growth potential as well as the skills shortage in the North West Construction sector, TRN are replicating the extremely successful Gateshead Construction Skills Academy and opening a brand-new Construction Skills Academy in the Leigh, Wigan area.

What does this mean for you?

This is a really exciting time for anyone who has an interest in construction and is looking at training to begin working in the construction sector.

TRN Staff Team Building Away Day 2019

TRN Staff Team Building Away Day 2019

Wow! what a day we all had on TRN’s annual staff team building away day. It’s safe to say the day was a major success even with a few bumps and crashes along the way, some of which may not have been unintentional.

The day started with a breakfast of coffee, cakes, pastries, doughnuts and even fresh fruit for the people trying to be healthy. There was also a raffle where one lucky person won a paid day off work!

New Construction Skills Academy in Leigh

Great news! TRN are opening a brand-new state of the art Construction Academy in the Leigh, Wigan area.

Who are TRN?

TRN (Train) are a national training provider, delivering learning programmes across many regions of England. We offer a range of work-based courses covering a wide range of sectors which enable learners to achieve nationally recognised qualifications. We are consistently looking to grow and expand into areas where it feels it can make a real impact within the community.

Why did we choose the Leigh, Wigan area?

TRN recognised a high demand for Construction Apprenticeships within the area and with having a proven track record in this sector decided that opening a new Construction Skills Academy would not only benefit employers but also learners in the immediate and surrounding area.

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Endeavour House
Colmet Court
Queensway South
Team Valley Trading Estate
Gateshead
NE11 0EF


Tel: 0191 477 0840
Email: train@trainltd.org

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