Why Choose Us?

Reasons to choose Skills Group:

  • A guaranteed job when we take you on as an apprentice.
  • Exceptional links with top local companies.
  • State-of-the-art training facilities, specialist trainers and dedicated career advisors.
  • Recruiting 52 weeks of the year so you can start when you want.
  • Excellent success rates in all sectors and some of the highest in the South West – 90.1% compared to 71.7% nationally.

What is an Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a real job with training.

You are employed by a top local company and paid a wage. Skills Group helps you to gain the trade specific skills you need for your job in our specialist training centres with industry experts. You then practise your newly acquired skills in your workplace. Skills Group trainers will develop learning plans with you and review your progress against your targets in the workplace.

An apprenticeship offers you the perfect way to get your foot on the career ladder, and the progression opportunities are endless. Many Skills Group apprentices have gone on to work for multi-national companies, gain degrees, work overseas and set-up their own businesses.

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About Us

Skills Group has over 20 years’ experience in delivering apprenticeships, working with top local employers to offer sustainable employment opportunities. We are one of the country's largest independent training providers, one of very few to be recognised as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, and in the top 5% nationally for our apprentice success rates.


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