Help your employees to grow and develop with bespoke training packages for businesses

Yorkshire Centre for Training and Development

YCTD

Yorkshire Centre for Training and Development (YCTD) consists of a team of specialists with experience in meeting and exceeding business needs by providing bespoke training solutions.

Bespoke Training Packages for Businesses

Whether you want to provide staff development opportunities or upskill your workforce, our Business & Commercial Development team can help you achieve your aspirations.

The sectors we cover range from:

  • Business and professional
  • Leadership and law
  • Education and childcare
  • Health, science & social care
  • Engineering and automotive
  • Hospitality
  • Digital & IT
  • Hair & beauty
  • Print and events
  • Sport & exercise

Our service begins with a complimentary skills planning session with a dedicated account manager. We spend time understanding your business so that we can effectively assess and identify your training needs, and match these to your budget. We offer in-person and virtual sessions that fit around your schedule. Your account manager will then develop a bespoke training solution that meets those identified needs.

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The following courses are run in conjunction with Leeds City College and our account managers are able to advise on each offering.

Compliance & Professional Development Courses

Meet your company’s legal requirements with our compliance courses or develop your employees professionally to enhance your organisation.

We work with nationally recognised awarding bodies to deliver the latest qualifications in health & safety and professional development.

Our specialist tutors deliver scheduled interactive workshops across our venues via remote online platforms, or we can deliver at your site upon request.

  • HSE & Compliance

    Course Title Course Duration Course Dates
    Managing Safely, IOSH Certificate 3 days, block release Starting soon
    Fire Safety and Risk Management, NEBOSH National Certificate 5 days, day release Starting soon
    Occupational Health & Safety, NEBOSH National Certificate 12 days, day release Starting soon
    NEBOSH Health & Safety Management for Construction (UK) 12 days, day release Starting soon
    Environmental Management, NEBOSH Certificate 5 days, day release Starting soon
    Occupational Health & Safety, NEBOSH National Diploma (Unit A) 17 days, day release Starting soon
    Occupational Health & Safety, NEBOSH National Diploma (Unit B) 11 days, day release Starting soon
    Occupational Health & Safety, NEBOSH National Diploma (Unit C) 13 days, day release Starting soon
    Occupational Health & Safety, NEBOSH National Diploma (Unit D) Bespoke to learner Upon request
    Supervising Food Safety, Highfield Level 3 Award 3 days, block release Starting soon
    Managing Food Safety, Highfield Level 4 Award 6 days, block release Starting soon
    First Aid at Work, Highfield Level 3 Award 3 days Starting soon
    Emergency First Aid at Work, Highfield Level 3 Award 1 day Starting soon
    Emergency Paediatric First Aid, Highfields Level 3 Award 2 days Starting soon
    Food Safety for Catering, Highfields Level 2 Award 1 day Starting soon
    Food Safety for Manufacturing, Highfields Level 2 Award 1 day Starting soon
    Personal License Holders, Highfields Level 2 Award 1 day Starting soon
    Working as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry, Highfields Level 2 Award 4 days Starting soon
    Working as a Security Officer in the Private Security Industry, Highfields Level 2 Award 4 days Starting soon
  • CPD (Continuous Professional Development)

    Course Title Course Duration Course Dates
    COSHH Risk Assessment (CPD Certified) 4 hours Start today
    DSE Risk Assessment (CPD Certified) 4 hours Start today
    Fire Safety Principles (CPD Certified) 4 hours Start today
    Food Safety Awareness (CPD Certified) 4 hours Start today
    General Data Protection Regulation (CPD Certified) 4 hours Start today
    Health & Safety in the Workplace (CPD Certified) 4 hours Start today
    Induction Essentials (CPD Certified) 4 hours Start today
    Manual Handling Safety at Work (CPD Certified) 4 hours Start today
    Mental Health Awareness (CPD Certified) 4 hours Start today
    Rights and Responsibilities (CPD Certified) 4 hours Start today
    Safeguarding Adults and Children (CPD Certified) 4 hours Start today
    Solving Problems and Making Decisions (CPD Certified) 4 hours Start today
    Understanding Equality and Diversity (CPD Certified) 4 hours Start today
  • Digital Learning

    Course Title Course Duration Course Dates
    Principles of Digital Skills, TQUK Level 2 Certificate 8-12 weeks, part-time Start today
    IT User Skills, TQUK Level 2 Certificate 8-12 weeks, part-time Start today
    Principles of Business Administration, TQUK Level 2 Certificate 8-12 weeks, part-time Start today
    Principles of Team Leading, TQUK Level 2 Certificate 8-12 weeks, part-time Start today
    Principles of Customer Service, TQUK Level 2 Certificate 8-12 weeks, part-time Start today
    Understanding Retail Operations, TQUK Level 2 Certificate 8-12 weeks, part-time Start today
  • Leadership & Management

    Course Title Course Duration Course Dates
    Management & Leadership, CMI Level 5 (Certificate/Diploma) 33 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Principles of Management & Leadership in an Organisational Context, CMI Level 5 Unit 5 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Developing, Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams to Achieve Success, CMI Level 5 Unit 4 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Managing Stakeholder Relationships, CMI Level 5 Unit 4 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Managing Projects, CMI Level 5 Unit 4 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Managing Change, CMI Level 5 Unit 4 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Creating and Delivering Operational Plans, CMI Level 5 Unit 4 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Managing Finance, CMI Level 5 Unit 4 weeks, day release Starting soon
  • Human Resources

    Course Title Course Duration Course Dates
    Human Resources Practice, CIPD Level 3 (Certificate/Diploma) 30 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Developing Yourself as an Effective HR Practitioner, CIPD Level 3 Unit 4 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Recording, Analysing & Using Human Resource Information, CIPD Level 3 Unit 2 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Supporting Good Practice in Managing Employment Relations, CIPD Level 3 Unit 4 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Resourcing Talent, CIPD Level 3 Unit 7 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Supporting Good Practice in Performance & Reward, CIPD Level 3 Unit 8 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Human Resource Management, CIPD Level 5 (Certificate/Diploma) 38 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Business Issues and the Contexts of Human Resources, CIPD Level 5 Unit 5 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Using Information in Human Resources, CIPD Level 5 Unit 4 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Employment Law, CIPD Level 5 Unit 6 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Contemporary Developments in Employment Relations, CIPD Level 5 Unit 4 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Employee Engagement, CIPD Level 5 Unit 5 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Reward Management, CIPD Level 5 Unit 5 weeks, day release Starting soon
    Managing & Co-ordinating the HR Function, CIPD Level 5 Unit 5 weeks, day release Starting soon

Funded Training

We can support your training budgets with free or partially funded courses for your employers.

Whether you are an employer or an individual, we have secured funding to support a range of courses from digital to electric vehicle maintenance skills, leadership and management to fully-funded courses for individuals at risk and or affected by redundancy.

Higher Performing Workplaces

Higher Performing Workplaces’ aim is to help businesses grow their teams’ skills by developing innovative working practices, effective human resources and empowering leaders.

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Higher Performance Workplaces

So, what sets us apart from the rest?

  • Our network of industry specialists, with experience across a comprehensive range of sectors
  • Expertise in developing bespoke training packages across all levels of your workforce
  • Expert knowledge; we match your skills requirements with industry recognised qualifications
  • Funding specialists; we use our expertise to source and match funding opportunities to support your training, where eligible

To discuss your tailored business needs, get in touch.

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Redundancy Support

A suite of FREE* courses designed to help employers and individuals impacted by redundancy. Online or workshop based core qualifications and skills to boost re-employment opportunities. Choose from digital and IT skills, business admin, customer service, security, warehousing, storage and more. Contact us to develop your bespoke redundancy package.

*subject to eligibility

  • Principles of Digital Skills, TQUK Certificate Level 2

    Are you interested in an online digital skills course? Our Principles for Digital Skills course will equip you with an understanding and knowledge of the digital skills needed to search and apply for employment. This includes an awareness of finding and managing relevant, good quality information and considering the importance of online identities. You will also look at the importance of digital skills in the workplace itself, considering how to communicate effectively using technology and how to protect data and devices, among other organisational policies and procedures. This qualification is aimed at anyone who is either in employment or searching for employment, particularly those who wish to develop their digital skills in relation to the management of information and digital safety, security and communication.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Online, self-led – 8-12 weeks, part-time

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  • IT User Skills, TQUK Certificate Level 2

    This course will encourage you to think about how IT can be used in different ways as you are introduced to specific tools that will aid you in utilising IT in everyday life. You will consider the best software and tools for specific tasks and will do this with the view of improving your productivity and efficiency. You will also learn about the importance of IT security – from unwanted emails and spam, to computer viruses and firewalls. As you make progress through the course you will look in detail at presentation and spreadsheet software and will be assessed on your understanding and use of these.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Online, self-led – 8-12 weeks, part-time

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  • Principles of Business Administration, TQUK Level 2 Certificate

    This qualification is ideal for anyone with an interest in the responsibilities and tasks involved in a business administration role. By exploring the principles of supporting events, project management and changes within a business environment, you will develop a competitive and impressive knowledge about this sector which can help you start a new career or progress within a current role.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Online, self-led – 8-12 weeks, part-time

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  • Principles of Team Leading, TQUK Level 2 Certificate

    This qualification will provide you with the knowledge and understanding required to successfully lead a team. You will develop knowledge around the principles of team leading and the general workings of a business, as well as how important it is for a team leader to be able to successfully communicate with a range of stakeholders.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Online, self-led – 8-12 weeks, part-time

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  • Principles of Customer Service, TQUK Level 2 Certificate

    This qualification is ideal for anyone who is currently working in a customer-facing role, or anyone who is looking to get a job where the role involves customer service knowledge as a key component of the position. You will develop essential knowledge of how to carry out customer service-related tasks, such as how to manage information and support events. Once you have completed the qualification, you will be able to apply your knowledge in a variety of industries and job roles.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Online, self-led – 8-12 weeks, part-time

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  • Understanding Retail Operations, TQUK Level 2 Certificate

    This course is suitable for anyone currently working or anyone looking to work within the retail industry. By studying this course you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the various operations of a retail organisation.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Online, self-led – 8-12 weeks, part-time

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  • Personal Development for Employability, Highfields Level 2 Certificate

    This qualification is designed to support those who are unemployed or looking to progress into a new role to boost their employability skills through taught sessions and workshops.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Classroom, tutor-led – 3 weeks

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  • Warehousing and Storage, Highfields Level 2 Certificate

    This qualification is aimed at individuals who are interested in working within the logistics sector, in particular within a warehousing environment. The qualification covers the underpinning knowledge requirements in order to be able to store and receive goods appropriately; as well as exploring how to process and dispatch orders, the principles of effective customer service, and the key health & safety legislation essential to warehousing and storage.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Classroom, tutor-led – 3 weeks

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  • Worksing as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry, Highfields Level 2 Award

    To work in the private security industry, you must hold a SIA License and complete this Level 2 award. Job roles this may apply to include a retail security officer, door supervisor, security guard or CCTV operative. This qualification will support learners to understand the main characteristics of the private security industry; the importance of safe working practices to comply with legal requirements; the role of a security officer within the private security industry; the law relevant to the role of a security officer; how to recognise, assess and reduce risk in conflict situations; and good practice to follow after conflict situations.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Classroom, tutor-led – 4 days

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  • Food Safety for Catering, Highfields Level 2 Award

    By law, food business operators must ensure that food handlers receive the appropriate supervision and training in food hygiene. This qualification is suitable for those working in a catering environment who are responsible for handling food. It is also the most popular food safety qualification accepted by enforcement officers and auditors.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Classroom, tutor-led – 1 day

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  • Food Safety for Manufacturing, Highfields Level 2 Award

    The training of food handlers is a legal requirement, and the key to profitability and high standards of food safety is to ensure their competency.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Classroom, tutor-led – 1 day

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  • Personal License Holders, Highfields Level 2 Award

    Any business licensed to sell alcohol, including small pubs, retailers, large nightclubs, cafés, restaurants, hotels and sports facilities, is required by law to have at least one personal licence holder. To become a personal licence holder, an individual should obtain a regulated personal licence holders’ qualification, which grants the holder a licence to sell or authorise the sale of alcohol. Learners gaining this qualification will understand the main requirements of the Licensing Act 2003, the importance of promoting the licensing objectives and the legal responsibilities of holding a personal licence.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Classroom, tutor-led – 1 day

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  • Maths Functional Skills Level 1

    Maths Functional Skills Level 1 is the ideal qualification to study if you are wanting to progress onto an apprenticeship or further your prospects at work. This programme is a great way to get started on your maths journey. It can lead to acceptance on Level 2 apprenticeships or study programmes and can improve your employment opportunities.

    Once you have completed your level 1 qualification, you will automatically qualify for Maths Functional Skills Level 2. You will study a large proportion of the course online and at your own pace. When you are prepared, we will book you on to one of our classroom programmes, where you can expect expert tuition, support, guidance and a final assessment. The course is completely free of charge for anyone who has not already completed up to a Level 2 qualification or equivalent in maths.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Classroom, tutor-led – 10-15 weeks, part-time

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  • Maths Functional Skills Level 2

    Maths Functional Skills Level 2 is the ideal qualification to study if you are wanting to progress on to an apprenticeship or further your prospects at work. This programme will help you access a Level 3 qualification or higher apprenticeship and can enhance your employment prospects. This course may also help to build your confidence in maths, which can enhance both work and home life.

    You will study a large proportion of the course online and at your own pace. When you are prepared, we will book you on to one of our classroom programmes, where you can expect expert tuition, support, guidance and a final assessment. The course is completely free of charge for anyone who has not completed a Level 2 qualification or equivalent in maths already.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Classroom, tutor-led – 10-15 weeks, part-time

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  • English Functional Skills Level 1

    English Functional Skills Level 1 is the ideal qualification to study if you are wanting to progress onto an apprenticeship or further your prospects at work. Successful completion of the course will enable you to access a Level 2 intermediate apprenticeship or study programme and is the ideal platform for progressing onto English Functional Skills Level 2. You will study a large proportion of the course online and at your own pace. When you are prepared, we will book you on to one of our classroom programmes, where you can expect expert tuition, support, guidance and a final assessment. The course is completely free of charge for anyone who has not completed a Level 2 qualification or equivalent in English already.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Classroom, tutor-led – 10-15 weeks, part-time

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  • English Functional Skills Level 2

    English Functional Skills Level 2 is the ideal qualification to study if you are wanting to progress onto an apprenticeship or further your prospects at work. This programme enables you to study a Level 3 apprenticeship and improve your employment prospects. You will study a large proportion of the course online and at your own pace. When you are prepared, we will book you on to one of our classroom programmes, where you can expect expert tuition, support, guidance and a final assessment. The course is completely free of charge for anyone who has not completed a Level 2 qualification or equivalent in English already.

    TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS

    Classroom, tutor-led – 10-15 weeks, part-time

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