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TCD New GOVERNMENT FUNDED Lift Mates & Improvers...!
Get £10,000 worth of Government funded new lift mate training and support for your lift company with TCD.
GET YOUR TCD information sheet flyer Download (worth £10,000...!)
Course starts in 26th January 2015
Interviews will be held in 9th February 2015
FIRST COME - FIRST SERVED!
TCD Finalists for Bexley Business Awards 2015
Training Centre Direct have been nominated as finalists in the 2015 Bexley Business Awards, supported by Bexley for Business.
We are up against some stiff competition from local training companies and are competing in the category "Best Business for Apprenticeships and Employment for Young People". The awards are organised by Prospects to reward and celebrate the many dynamic businesses in the Borough of Bexley.
TCD is SFA Registered!
The Skills Funding Agency are responsible for giving colleges, training organisations and employers the right funding to help adults, young people, the unemployed and people with low skill levels to get the skills they need for employment.
Training Centre Direct Ltd registration number is UKPRN 10023731.
TCD is Preferred Supplier to Job Centre Plus in 2015!
TCD has delivered a number of new lift engineer training programmes on behalf of JCP, including work trials.
A work trial is a way of trying out a potential employee before offering them a job. The benefits are that it’s risk free, as you can try the person out before making a final decision. You know they’re committed because they’re volunteering to do it and there are no wage costs.
TCD Wins British Library Innovation For Growth Programme!
A new cohort of Innovating for Growth participants who have won places on the British Library programme and are now set to receive up to £10,000 worth of free business support.
All essential areas are covered including business strategy and sustainability, branding, intellectual property, product development and market penetration.
TCD 'Cover Feature' for Lift Training, Twice!
Elevation was launched in October 1994, targeted specifically at the British Lift Industry. It is still the UK’s only lift trade magazine and provides an open forum for issues of common interest to be discussed and hopefully resolved. It also serves as an advertising platform for the industry to market their products and services.
Elevation has a circulation of 2000 copies with a substantial proportion being supplied on a complimentary basis to ‘clients of the industry’ such as Architects, Property/Facility Managers, Consulting Engineers, Local Authority Engineers etc.
TCD is Accredited with the Matrix Standard!
The matrix Standard is a challenging, outcome based Standard that is not only a benchmark of the quality of the services an organisation provides, but a key business improvement tool that many organisations have found to be of significant benefit.
The structure of the matrix Standard means that in order to achieve accreditation organisations must plan effectively to be able to review, evaluate and develop their service; encourage the take up of professionally recognised qualifications and the continuous professional development of their staff and services.
TCD is a Satellite Centres with LEIA!
LEIA is the trade association and advisory body for the lift and escalator industry, formed in 1997 by the merging of two long standing associations with a history dating back to 1932. With a membership covering some 95% of the lift and escalator industry, LEIA represents a single voice for the sector.
TCD is a Member of The Nationwide Academy of Lift Owners!
The Nationwide Academy of Lift Owners (NA-LO, (pronounced 'Nay-Low')) is backed by Training Centre Direct (TCD), PEW Electrical Distributors and lift engineering employers.
We help lift companies grow and become more profitable with new lift contract notices and access to cheaper but better lift training staff.
Advertise and promote your lift company with NALO and we will also include your lift companies details on TCD and SLC websites, to generate more online traffic to your lift company.
TCD is an Accredited Centre with EAL!
EAL is a specialist, employer-recognised awarding organisation for the engineering, manufacturing, building services and related sectors.
They invest in the industries they serve and the skills of those who work within them including people working in the lift industry.
EAL works closely with training providers, employers and industry bodies to ensure that their qualifications meet the needs of the industry sectors they support.
TCD is Title Sponsor of Social Learning Centre!
(SLC) is a social enterprise and a not-for-profit organisation established to bridge the gap between education and employment in the lift industry.
By forming partnerships between lift employers, colleges and funders, we’re able to provide new lift apprentices into your business FREE OF CHARGE to support your lift companies growth.
TCD Apprenticeship Training Agency, New for 2015!
TCD will soon be announcing a new Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA) for lift industry employers all over the UK. You can use us to help find your next lift mate/improver to work for you that has already completed their basic TCD lift engineering foundation training. By using our ATA model means that you:
- aren’t the apprentice’s legal employer
- are a temporary host employer and can enjoy fully funded training for 4 years
- can swap, change around or return the apprentice back to us at any time and for any reason
TCD will supervise the apprentice’s learning, including their training and assessment. If you end the apprenticeship early (eg you have a down turn of work) we will find them another work placement.
TCD City & Guilds Centre, New for 2015!
TCD will become a City & Guilds approved centre in 2015 for us to deliver more employer relevant qualifications
C&G purpose is to enable people and organisations to develop their skills for personal and economic growth.
It’s about tapping individual potential to help people develop the skills they need to succeed – the skills that help them progress into a job, on the job, and onto the next job.