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Trading names:
Skills Group

About this provider

Skills Group has over 20 years' experience in delivering apprenticeships, working with top local employers to offer sustainable employment opportunities. We are one of the country's largest independent training providers (based in Devon and Cornwall), one of very few to be recognised as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted.

Achieving recognition from Ofsted as an 'Outstanding' training provider clearly distinguishes our level of provision you can be assured we will do all we can for your business success.

What employers are saying

Based on 42 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 11 out of 42 reviews
  • Good 22 out of 42 reviews
  • Poor 7 out of 42 reviews
  • Very poor 2 out of 42 reviews


  • Communication with employers (16)
  • Getting new apprentices started (14)
  • Adapting to my needs (11)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (9)
  • Training facilities (9)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (7)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (7)
  • Improving apprentice skills (5)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (3)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (19)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (16)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (6)
  • Getting new apprentices started (5)
  • Improving apprentice skills (5)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (2)
  • Training facilities (2)
  • Adapting to my needs (1)

52 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Adult care worker Standard 2 Details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Barbering Framework 3 Details
Body Refinishing Framework 2 Details
Body Refinishing Framework 3 Details
Body Repair Framework 2 Details
Body Repair Framework 3 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Business and Professional Administration Framework 4 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Children and Young People's Workforce Framework 2 Details
Construction Operations Framework 2 Details
Curtain Wall Installation Framework 2 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Decorative Finishing Framework 3 Details
Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Framework 2 Details
Domestic Fascia, Soffit and Bargeboard Installation Framework 2 Details
Early Years Educator Framework 3 Details
Engineering Maintenance and Installation Framework 2 Details
Fabrication and Welding Framework 2 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01752 335921

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
Learner satisfaction:
Source: FE Choices

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Explain levels

Apprenticeships are set at different levels of difficulty from the equivalent of GCSE (level 2) up to postgraduate (level 7)

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