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A well-managed business performs better!

With the right mix of inspirational leadership and effective management skills, your managers will have a significant impact on your organisational performance improving profit, sales, growth and survival.

Sound good? We can help you to make this happen by empowering your management team through flexible, tailored and focused training that’s structured around the needs of your business.

With Apprenticeship funding currently on offer at 90%, there has never been a better time to support your team leaders, middle and senior managers through theoretical and practical training. This could include a wide range of skills such as managing team dynamics, conflict, delegation and capability building, planning and managing projects, managing budgets, monitoring work, giving feedback, briefing teams, supporting team members, delivering and improving customer service, resolving problems… the list is endless!

Apprenticeships on offer:

  • Team Leading (Level 2)
  • Supervisory Management* (Level 3)
  • Operational Departmental Management* (Level 5)
  • Accountancy (Levels 2, 3 & 4)
  • Business Administration (Levels 2, 3 & 4)
  • Customer Service Practitioner* (Level 2)
  • Customer Service (Level 3)

* Please note, these are the apprenticeship standards.

Specialist professional programmes

For those valued members of your team who just need to hone their skills a little, we offer a variety of tailored, short programmes including:

  • Customer Service – giving the right impression, ensuring repeat business
  • IT – who wouldn’t benefit from some Excel training? (other packages available)

We also offer stand-alone HNCs in Computing Science and Business.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? One of our Business Development Associates would be pleased to visit you to discuss your specific requirements to enable us to provide a tailored solution.  Call us on 01743 260400

Lesley Adams, Management, Customer Service & Administration Assessor

Lesley has a strong background in Heritage and Third Sector Management. Starting her career working part time with the National Trust, she worked her way up to Area Manager. She moved into a national training role for the Trust before joining an external training organisation. In 2005 she returned to her much loved industry, with the Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust, as Head of Retail Development and Buyer. She's passionate about ethical and motivational management practice and has significant experience in corporate branding and delivering outstanding customer service standards.

Laura Jackson, Business Administration Assessor

Laura has over 15 years’ experience in Administration and Management, with the majority of her career being spent within the education and training sector. Prior to joining Shrewsbury Colleges Group, she was successful within numerous areas of office and contract management and feels that her experience within the sector helps motivate and support her students.

Work experience placements

We are always looking for work experience placements for our enthusiastic students - can you help?

Please ring 01743 342347