Ekcen Training is both a career and job focused Centre that runs a number of programmes to assist various categories of clients, from the highly professional to those with low to medium educational attainment to develop skills to enable them to access a spectrum of work, retain job and career opportunities.

We are particularly adept at assisting clients with compound needs; including those first languages is not English, to develop basic functional skills to enable them to become active members of a civil society. Our staffs also have a unique understanding of how to support clients from deprived socio – economic neighbourhoods to become more confident about achieving positive life outcomes.

Our Training and Capacity Building Programmes

We run a menu of training and capacity building courses including: Early Years Educators, Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools, Health & Social Care Diploma, Functional Skills Entry Level 1 to Level 2 (English, Maths & ICT); New TAQA (Assessor & Internal Quality Assurance Award), Teacher Training (AET / CET / DET). We also run courses on confidence building and work preparation.

We have track records of several successful EQA visits testifying to the quality of the support we give to our learners, quality of their work and the skills & knowledge of our Tutors/Assessors/Internal Verifiers.

We are particularly proud of our success rate with clients undertaking training in courses relating to children and young people’s workforce and teaching assistant courses where over 90% of those who undertook this training obtained employment either during or on completion of the course.