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SKILLS TRAINING CENTRE LTD

Skills Training Centre Ltd (STC) provide a comprehensive range of quality, cost effective, short courses and NVQ solutions to Local Authorities and Private Sector organisations. We pride ourselves on being able to provide a professional and reactive response to training requests. Flexible enough to manage last minute requirements, as well as being capable of assisting with the implementation of organisation wide Training Plans. STC are a City & Guilds Approved Centre and a Lantra Awards Training Provider. We are accredited with Exor (Silver Accreditation) and BIP’s Select Accredit, meeting all of their standard pre-qualification requirements.

Providing Training throughout the UK, we also have our own dedicated Training Centre in North London. Our Sales team are helpful and knowledgeable. They will guide you through the range of options available, to find the most appropriate solution for your organisation and your staff.

Our instructors are professional and experienced in their respective fields and are highly skilled at taking into account of the needs of individuals with different skills, abilities and experience. We can reliably deliver to all levels of staff (new recruits to Senior Executives) and can cater for a wide range of capabilities, from those with Basic Skills needs, to those who have top level technical qualifications. We endeavour to make all of our courses relevant to those attending and as practical as possible.

STC strive for excellence in everything we do and we aim to achieve customer satisfaction every time. It is about getting it right first time! We believe we have a depth of experience in the provision of Training & Assessment services for Local Authority front line staff and Local Authority contractors that is second to none.

The courses we provide are designed to be relevant and cost effective and are delivered to high standards. Our instructors are professional and experienced in their respective

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Skills Training Centre Ltd training courses

75 training courses found

First Aid For Children Aged 6-12
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

OBJECTIVES By the end of the course, delegates will be able to: Know how to cope with an emergency with a child Understand the different procedures for treatment for children aged 6-12 Aims of first aid Contents of a first aid kit Record keeping, Regulations and Hygiene Incident management, medical care plans and records Casualty management The unconscious child - checking vital signs Rescue breaths and CPR for children aged 6 -12 Procedure for dealing with airway and breathing disorders Bleeding and wounds Shock, causes and treatment Common medical conditions - Meningitis - Sickle cell - Croup - Diabetes - Epilepsy - Anaphylactic shock. Head injuries If time allows:Eye problems and the effects of heat and cold, burns.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Working in the Vicinity of DNO/IDNO Equipment Including G39
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

WHO SHOULD ATTEND Designers, Managers, Supervisors, Planners and those who are involved in work with street furniture AIM To make delegates aware of the recommended safety procedures and clearances for ensuring electrical safety in the installation, commissioning and maintenance of public lighting and other street furniture. CONTENT Clearances and procedures relating to Electrical Association Engineering Recommendation G39/11992 Street lighting cut-out identification and awareness of potentially live parts Identification of hazards and assessment of risks Personal protective equipment Correct removal of fuse carrier Storage of fuse carrier and protection of contact with live parts Awareness and required checks before circuit re-energisation Correct checks of supply and polarity Correct fuse carrier insertion techniques and fuse sizes Upon successful completion of a multiple-choice test paper a certificate will be issued.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Basic Plumbing
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

AIM To provide delegates with skills to safely carry out routine repairs to toilets, sinks, basins etc OBJECTIVES By the end of the course delegates will be able to:- Undertake simple repairs to pipes and fittings Change washers Understand how discharge system works Understand how an indirect water system works CONTENT Safety Unblock sink, toilet, urinals etc.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Intermediate Carpentry
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

AIM The aim is to familiarise the delegates with safe working tools (hand & electric) whilst carrying out the refurbishment/maintenance of properties.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Intermediate Plumbing 
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

AIM It will provide an overview of repairing leaks on plumbing systems and an overview of plumbing taps excetera and fitting washers up to ¾ CO

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Highway Safety Inspection - C & G 6033 Units 301 & 311 (4 days + Assessments TBA)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

WHAT IS THE PROCESS Desk Top Review:- Review of your systems and procedures before 311 pre-visit Pre-Visit:- Our Assessor will meet with you/your senior staff to review your procedures and documentation,to make you aware of any gaps and agree how these are going to be filled for the puposes of the training and assessment Unit 301:- This covers the necessary training in the morning which is followed in the afternoon by unit 301 assessments Unit 311 Training:- A training programme which can be LANTRA Certificed (Optional) to ensure that your staff are aware of your systems/procedures/local HAMP and the requirements of the CoPfHMM Unit 311 Assessments:- Theory and practical assessments.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 5 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Strimmers, Hedgetrimmers & Brushcutters
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

OBJECTIVES To enable participants to operate safely and effectively motorised Strimmers and Hedge Trimmers. CONTENT Understand the potential hazards involved in using Strimmers, Brushcutters & Hedge Trimmers Be aware of the steps necessary to eliminate the risk and to prevent dangerous occurrences Be familiar with the requirements for the use of appropriate personal protective clothing Know the appropriate uses of Strimmers, Brushcutters & Hedge Trimmers Know what to do in the event of an accident or emergency Carry out pre-start checks according to the operators manual Start and operate the equipment safely and efficiently in a range of situations Understand the safety precautions for refuelling, adjusting cord and changing blades Know how to prevent damage to trees and other plants Carry out necessary site cleaning, i.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Basic Scaffold Inspection & Awareness
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

AIMS This one day course will give persons attending the knowledge and observational techniques to be able to carry out Basic Scaffolding Inspections. OBJECTIVES By the end of the course attendees will have the skills to carry out Basic Scaffolding Inspections and an understanding of the requirements to keep appropriate records of inspections.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
LANTRA Highway Sector Scheme 12D - M6
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

INTRODUCTION This 1-day course covers the requirements for a learner to become a Registered Lead Traffic Management Operative (RLTMO). AIM To provide learners with the necessary underpinning technical knowledge and skill to supervise a gang or gangs who will be undertaking the installation, maintenance, and removal of temporary traffic management.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Highway Inspection - Technical with LANTRA
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

OBJECTIVES To provide basic knowledge of key legal considerations that affect highways and the duties of the Highway Authority To provide a basic knowledge of the materials, components and techniques used in construction and maintenance of the highway To be able to recognise common failures of highway construction and understand the possible causes To appreciate the importance of effective communication both between individuals and within organisations To highlight health and safety aspects and the importance of safe working practice associated with work on the highway To appreciate the importance of records in making an effective legal defence.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 5 days
  • Study mode: Full time
LANTRA Highway Sector Scheme 12D - M1 & T2 (Training Only)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

INTRODUCTION This 1-day course consists of two half-day sessions. The first half-day module is designed for operatives involved in mobile and short duration (up to 1 hour) minor works on rural and urban roads.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
LANTRA Highway Sector Scheme 12D - M7
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

LANTRA HIGHWAY SECTOR SCHEME - 12D T7 (M7) - Managers & Client Officers INTRODUCTION This 2-day course is for all levels of management, client officers, technicians and any one not actually installing Temporary Traffic Management (TTM), but requiring knowledge of basic practice and design procedures for TTM on urban and rural roads. AIM To provide learners with the necessary underpinning technical knowledge of temporary traffic management and the design procedures used by Highway Authorities, or contractors, or other organisations who require a knowledge of current basic practice.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
LANTRA Highway Sector Scheme 12D - M1
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

INTRODUCTION This half day module is designed for operatives involved in mobile and short duration (up to 1 hour) minor works on rural and urban roads.AIM To provide the necessary technical knowledge and skills in order for delegates to be able to implement the correct traffic management requirements to undertake moving and short duration minor works.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 0.5 days
  • Study mode: Part time
Pesticides - PA1 & PA6a
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

On completion of the course, staff will have sufficient skill and knowledge to pass the National Proficiency Test Councils test for module PA6A OB

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Highway Safety Inspection - C & G 6033 Units 301 & 311 with LANTRA (4 days + Assessments TBA)
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

WHAT IS THE PROCESS Desk Top Review:- Review of your systems and procedures before 311 pre-visit Pre-Visit:- Our Assessor will meet with you/your senior staff to review your procedures and documentation,to make you aware of any gaps and agree how these are going to be filled for the puposes of the training and assessment Unit 301:- This covers the necessary training in the morning which is followed in the afternoon by unit 301 assessments Unit 311 Training:- A training programme which can be LANTRA Certificed (Optional) to ensure that your staff are aware of your systems/procedures/local HAMP and the requirements of the CoPfHMM Unit 311 Assessments:- Theory and practical assessments.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 5 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Confined Spaces - Safe Entry & Escape BA
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

CONTENT What is a confined space and what are the hazards Legal requirements Risk assessments and safe systems of work Equipment required to enter a confined spaces The purpose and use of gas detection equipment The purpose and use of escape breathing apparatus The use of ropes and safety harnesses The purpose and use of tripods and man riding winches Personal protective equipment and hygiene Examination, testing and maintenance of equipment Ventilation and the avoidance of unsafe atmospheres Communication and entry procedures Course review On successful completion of the course, a Confined Spaces Photo ID Card giving details of the course and the date attended will be issued. Note: An advance copy of your own safe system of work for Entry into Confined Spaces will enable us to take account of this as part of the course.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
DCPC - 5 Day Complete Driver CPC Course
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

AIMS Periodic training is designed to confirm, and expand on, the existing knowledge and skills of each driver for example by enabling them to keep up-to-date with ever-changing legislation.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 5 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Strimmers & Brushcutters
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

OBJECTIVES To enable participants to safely operate motorised Strimmers and Brushcutters.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 0.5 days
  • Study mode: Part time
Portable Appliance Testing
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

INTRODUCTION The Health and Safety Executive states that 25% of reported electrical accidents involve the use of a portable electrical appliance defined as any moveable appliance connected to the mains via a plug. The Electricity At Work Regulations recommends that all companies should have a named person responsible for portable electrical appliance safety.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
Abrasive Wheels
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

PORTABLE DISC CUTTER / ABRASIVE WHEELS COURSE WHO SHOULD ATTEND All those required to use an Abrasive Wheel as part of their job. AIMS To enable delegates to carry out routine maintenance checks and safely operate an Abrasive Wheel.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Full time
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