We can provide you with the on-the-job training support that can take your business further, faster. When you talk to us about the business improvements you want to see, we can tailor the ideal training solution for you. We do so much more than traditional apprenticeships and can offer you a range of ways to engage with us. On this page you will find a range of non-technical, value-add opportunities, to upskill your people.  

Put simply, we can facilitate three kinds of on-the-job training:

  • apprenticeships
  • traineeships for technical skills
  • traineeships for transferable, non-technical skills (soft skills).

Transferable, non-technical skills can be recognised and awarded through a number of pathways. As your partner for training, we can deliver for the whole of your business. It starts with a conversation. Why not get in touch? Call 0800 526 1800.


Explore this list below to see the types of traineeships we offer and how they could enhance your organisation's performance, increase productivity, quality, engagement and retention of your employees.

Business Administration and Technology learning delivers the skills essential to effectively operate within an office or administration environment. This includes core customer service techniques and policy and procedural requirements, as well as technological literacy.

These qualifications have been developed to help your employees’ pathway from entry-level through to experienced administrators and fit well with those progressing into people management and leadership qualifications.

The programme can be delivered in your workplace or we can organise for a provider to deliver the sessions to your team.

What’s in it for your business?

Foundation skills such as Business Administration and Technology ensures your administration and office functions are running efficiently and effectively, enabling you to recognise the contribution your employees make in this area.

Workplace-based Business Administration and Technology training ensures your business practices are adhered to while best-practice learning is happening.

Competitive Systems and Practices (CSP) is a suite of qualifications designed to give people within your organisation the skills and knowledge they need to devise and implement more productive and competitive methods of working. 

These qualifications draw on more than 80 years of cross-industry research on how improving systems and practices can reduce costs, waste, and increase efficiency. 

Cost and time savings add to your profit margin; the transformative outcomes of workplace CSP learning can be applied to any work, in any industry. 

What’s in it for your business? 

CSP learning is not only about a specific knowledge set. It’s about learning to question existing methods and continuously look for improvements. 

The beauty of on-the-job CSP learning is that the improvements your people discover are real and able to be implemented in your business immediately. 

The benefits are long-lasting as graduates continue to look for additional improvements over time. 

Workplace-based CSP qualifications deliver increased profitability and sustainability (cost and waste reduction), as well as complementing and maintaining your people’s core skills at every level of your organisation. 

Distribution learning has been developed to support operators in warehousing, distribution and supply to gain the knowledge and skills required to operate efficiently and safely.

The qualification rewards your people’s achievement as they master the skills to apply health, safety and security practices in line with your business processes, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and code of conduct.

Your people will develop their skills in-store operations best suited to their roles. The optional strand in machine handling ensures they learn to safely and efficiently manage forklift operations.

What’s in it for your business?

On-the-job learning combines the best industry standards with the ways things work in your business, so your employees are more effective in the work they do.

Distribution learning ensures your distribution team members are working safely and efficiently throughout your distribution operations.

A workplace-based distribution qualification delivers increased productivity and health and safety awareness while complementing and maintaining your people’s core skills.

Food and Beverage Processing learning has been designed in close partnership with industry to ensure your people work productively and safely throughout their careers with you.

These qualifications reward your employees’ achievement as they master the skills you need. They are flexible, practical, and designed with the future in mind.

When your employees have mastered the early stages, these qualifications dovetail neatly into advanced general manufacturing learning, to give you even greater support for quality and productivity improvements in your business.

What’s in it for your business?

Food and Beverage Processing learning ensures your people are safe and productive from the outset while maintaining the quality standards required.

Because the learning is delivered on-the-job, your people learn exactly what’s required to fulfil their functions expertly, within your business.

Workplace-based Food and Beverage Processing qualifications deliver increased quality and productivity while complementing and maintaining your people’s core skills.

General Manufacturing learning is a comprehensive suite of qualifications to support manufacturing roles from entry-level to senior management roles.

Each qualification forms a tailored programme of achievement and ensures that best practice manufacturing principles are applied across your wider organisation.

The qualification provides clear and consistent learning at every level, giving your people a clear understanding of your expectations and ensuring quality production throughout your business.

What’s in it for your business?

General Manufacturing training equips your people with the skills and knowledge they need to perform at their best.

At entry-level, your people learn the specifics of a role so that you get consistent and high-quality outputs from your team.

At more senior levels, your people develop capability – from technical support to operations management – to deliver sustainable growth for your business.

Workplace-based General Manufacturing qualifications deliver increased quality and productivity while complementing and maintaining your team’s core skills at every level

People Management and Leadership training delivers the essential skills required to effectively lead and manage people, resources and operations within your business.

These qualifications have been developed for each stage of leadership; current and future team leaders, as well as managers who may have had little or no formal training in the past but are already in management roles.

The two programmes offered can be completed within your business or we can organise for a provider to deliver the sessions for your team.

What’s in it for your business?

People Management and Leadership training ensures your leaders and managers understand what is expected of them and can readily perform to the standards you set.

Workplace-based management and leadership qualifications deliver the theory and practical application to give you more effective managers, who lead more productive teams.

Sales qualifications equip your staff with the customer service, merchandising and sales skills they need to win more business and increase customer satisfaction.

We have developed these qualifications in close consultation with your industry to be relevant to your systems and processes, and for your people to learn on-the-job.

Improved customer satisfaction and increased sales drive your business’ growth. Personal success drives employee motivation, particularly in sales-based roles.

What’s in it for your business?

Sales training programmes enable your team to sell more, more easily and ensure that your customers get the experience you intend.

These training programmes have been designed for your business to ensure your people understand and implement the learning from day one.

So, workplace-based retail and sales training ensures your business has a competitive edge with a sales force geared to capture more business, more successfully.

Workplace Health and Safety learning includes general health and safety improvements, through to the development of management and systems development.

These qualifications are designed to have the flexibility to be adapted to your industry and the health and safety risks within your business.

With the new health and safety legislation in place, these qualifications help you validate your commitment to your responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

What’s in it for your business?

Workplace Health and Safety is about giving your people the key knowledge, skills and attributes they need to reduce the incidents of accident and injury in your workplace.

Because your people train on-the-job, the theoretical knowledge they gain can be immediately applied to systems and processes.

Workplace-based health and safety qualifications deliver increased understanding at every level of your organisation, and gives you the tools you need to keep levies low and your people safe.


Our new health and safety Microlearning programme is a short online course for people who struggle to take time away from work for training. It’s a great refresher for those familiar with health and safety, but could also be used to help organisations demonstrate compliance training or could become part of the induction process for new staff.

It covers Unit Standard 497 titled ‘Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements’ and ensures people comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act.

The course is delivered online through Canvas eLearning so it can be accessed anytime, anywhere.

Ready to grow your business?

Contact Debs Wand or your account manager or training advisor to start the conversation!

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