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A Multi Award Winning Company

Read some of our awards we have gained since 2006 to see an insight into what we are capable of achieving, please contact us on 020 8303 4411 for more details.


Bexley for Business Award

Training Centre Direct are celebrating at the Bexley Business Awards after winning a Finalist Award for 'Best Business for Apprenticeships and Employment for Young People' in Partnership with Bexley for Business, Prospects and the London Borough of Bexley in teaming up to celebrate business success. Businesses across the borough are celebrating following the exclusive gala black tie dinner held at the Marriot hotel Bexleyheath that they have won an award at the...

European Union Award

The European Social Fund (ESF) will contribute circa €80 billion of EU funding to help train people and help them get into work, promote social inclusion, improve education & training. The ESF is Europe’s main tool for promoting employment and social inclusion, helping people get a job (or a better job), integrating disadvantaged people into society and ensuring fairer life opportunities for all. It does this by investing in Europe’s people and their skills, employed and jobless, young and old. Every year, the fund helps some 10 million people into work, or to improve their skills to find work in future. Training Centre Direct have a proven track record in getting people back into work through our teaching and vocational employment led skills training courses. We find employment for job seekers as we work with the labour market with unfilled job opportunities, local skills gaps and seeking prospective inward...

National Lottery Award

£712.7m of funding helping 6.2 million people, including £509.6m awarded through 8,704 grants in England. The Big Lottery Fund funds projects and activities that make communities stronger and more vibrant, and that are led by the people who live in them. They support charities, community groups, and people with great ideas, local or national, large or small. They also bring people and groups together: to share experiences, learn from each other and try new ways of working. The National Lottery raises money for good causes. People use this funding to do extraordinary things, taking the lead to improve their lives and communities. Every time you buy a National...

Train to Gain Award

Training Centre Direct are celebrating after recently compiling a self assessment review (SAR) of an £88k+ Train to Gain contract where our overall completion success figure was measured at 83%. Train to Gain which was a UK government funded initiative to deliver vocational training to employed adults was designed to deliver vocational training to employed individuals in the UK, primarily those in the...

Skills Funding Agency Award

Training Centre Direct are celebrating after recently compiling a self assessment review (SAR) of an £120k+ SFA contract where our overall completion success figure was measured at 87%. The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) funds skills training for further education (FE) in England. SFA supports over 1,000 colleges, private training organisations, and employers with more than £4 billion of...

British Library Award

Training Centre Direct are celebrating after an award winning place was secured on the British Library innovating for growth programme. £10,000 worth of funded business training, support and guidance has been secured where all essential areas are covered including business strategy and sustainability, branding, intellectual property, product development and market penetration. British Library support small business owners, entrepreneurs and inventors and their team are on hand all day, six days a week, to help take the right steps to start up, protect and grow...

Exhibitor Space Award

TCD are pleased to announce our winning application of our Lift Engineer exhibition displayed at the Thames Innovation Centre. The Made in Bexley Exhibition is a platform to showcase innovation, products and services. It demonstrates how Bexley’s companies are making an impact on the UK economy and how they are an integral part of the...

Industry News Award

Since 2006, we've had dozens of articles in lift trade magazine Elevation. We've also been awarded a front page feature, not once, but twice! We've also had countless mentions on social media website together with 100's of online, video and written testimonials from lift people that have been trained through our centre. 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...


  • British Library
  • ELA
  • Elevation Magazine
  • EU
  • LEIA
  • Job Centre Plus
  • Social Learning Centre
  • Lester Controls
  • NALO
  • PEW Electrical
  • Lottery Funded
  • Apex Lifts