Skills & Training - Directory

Sustainable Homes
Marina House, 17 Marina Place Hampton Wick
Kingston-upon-Thames KT1 4BH
Phone: 020 8973 0429
Fax: 020 8943 2163

Sustainable Homes is the leading sustainability training and consultancy provider. We work with affordable housing providers, private developers and governments to raise the benchmark for sustainable housing and communities in the UK.We have particular expertise in providing training on environmental standards, such as the Code for Sustainable Homes and EcoHomes for new build and existing buildings (XB).

Butler & Young Group
Trenton House Imperial Way
Croydon CR0 4RR
Phone: 020 8253 4900

The Butler & Young Group is a multi-disciplined consultancy company with extensive experience in all aspects of construction.

The Association for Project Safety (APS)
Stanhope House 12 Stanhope Place
Edinburgh EH12 5HH
Phone: 08456 121 290
Fax: 08456 121 291

The Association for Project Safety (APS) - the largest multi-disciplinary membership body for individuals and organisations involved in the design, planning and managing of construction projects as defined in the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 [CDM2007] - is committed to shaping and sharing best practice in construction health and safety risk management.

Institute of Wood Science (IWSc)
3rd Floor D, 1 Carpenters` Hall 1 Throgmorton Avenue
London EC2N 2BY
Phone: 020 7256 2700
Fax: 020 7456 2701

The IWSc exists for all who care for and have an interest in timber and wood based products and in particular, those employed within the timber importing, merchanting, manufacturing and user industries, together with those in education and research. In conjunction with a number of colleges and training agencies in the UK and Ireland, the Institute organises courses in wood technology and utilisation and awards appropriate qualifications. Online learning available for Foundation Course.

John Laing Training
Royal Docks Campus, Gate 14 Albert Basin South, Woolwich Manor Way
London E16 2QY
Phone: 0208 236 8700

John Laing Training is a provider with 16 years experience of delivering high quality training in all areas of construction from 1 day Health & Safety courses to trade apprenticeships and bespoke training programmes for building maintenance operatives and caretakers. JLT has 3 large training centres operating in the South East of London.



The Optima Building 58 Robertson Street
Glasgoq G2 8DQ
Phone: 0845 279 1000
QSP Training
5th Floor, Hawthorns House Halfords Lane
Smethwick, West Midlands B66 1BB
Phone: 0121 565 2277
Fax: 0121 565 5644

QSP Training is a registered Assessment Centre and recognised Training Provider with WAMITAB, City and Guilds and IOSH providing national coverage for statutory and non statutory NVQ assessments and bespoke training courses.

Anglia Ruskin University
Bishop's Hall Lane
Chelmsford CM1 1SQ
Phone: 0845 271 3333

Anglia Ruskin University has over 30 years`experience of delivering high quality surveying and construction courses in a friendly and caring environment. The Staff are specialists in their subject and include Surveyors, Project and Construction Managers, Builders, Engineers and Architects, all are professionally qualified with a number of years professional and academic experience. These are supplemented by a range of other subject specialists, together with part-time and guest lecturers who contribute contemporary and specialist knowledge.

Porter Moore Ltd
Linden House 95/97 Station Road
New Milton BH25 6JJ
Phone: 0808 144 0008
Fax: 01425 611504

Providing Relief Cover just when you need it.

With over 15 years experience in the Social Housing sector why not take a look at some of the great people we have working with us that are looking to make a difference!

For holiday, sickness, maternity cover and staff shortages. We are available to you 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

  • Scheme Managers
  • Wardens
  • Project Workers
  • Home Managers
  • Sheltered Housing Managers

Contact: Sarah Tuck

Leeds College of Building
North Street
Leeds LS2 7QT
Phone: 0113 222 6000

Leeds College of Building is the UK`s only specialist further education construction college, the college provides a wide range of courses including plumbing, heating and ventilation, brickwork, carpentry and joinery, roofing, electrical installation, painting and decorating and plastering, as well as a wide range of management courses, including engineering and surveying. Contact: Alex Hirst