Optimum Skills are a leading North East training and apprenticeship provider.

Our vision to Optimise Potential begins with outstanding quality training to support individuals with their careers and businesses with their growth.

Our team delivers high-quality training aiming to get people work-ready with employability routeways. We offer fully flexible programmes to ensure that learners and businesses have the right skills programmes established to meet the requirements of industry and the learner. Providing excellence in everything we do. Contact us today to find out how our services can benefit you.

Apprenticeships Bricklaying

Beth’s Apprenticeship Story

Beth recently achieved a distinction in her Bricklaying Apprenticeship with Training Provider Optimum Skills and employer Shaw Construction! She started her journey on a Traineeship at the Optimum Skills Construction Academy and found a passion for bricklaying.

Aidan’s Apprenticeship Story

Aidan joined Tomahawk Steakhouse in Acklam Hall as a Commis Chef Apprentice after completing an employability course with Optimum Skills. He is growing his skills, knowledge and confidence on the job and through the training provided by Optimum Skills, whilst working towards achieving his apprenticeship qualification.

Training for your Team

“The learning I got from the course will be invaluable in the workplace. Knowing how to support colleagues and identify the signs of poor mental health will be vital during this cost of living crisis. The team at Optimum Skills deliver their courses with professionalism and expertise.”

Alastair Waugh, Wellbeing Lead, Gestamp Aycliffe

“I wanted to gain a better understanding of mental health. I’ve learnt about tools to help people in crisis and about wellness action plans. I’ve enjoyed everything about the course, it has given me a better knowledge and understanding of the subject.”

Gemma, Support Worker, ROC Solid Ltd.

“Going into the course my goal was to get a base understanding of mental health in the workplace. On the course I’ve learnt how to devise an action plan and look at the work environment and changes. I’ve enjoyed getting practical ideas I can use. This will support me moving into HR.”

Kim, Admin Assistant, AAA Caring Caretaker Ltd.

“I wanted to gain insight and understand an employers role in managing mental illness. I’ve learnt about all aspects of how to help address mental health issues within the workplace and what and where stigma comes from. I’ve enjoyed attaining so much valuable information.”

Marcia, Financial Director, BTS Fabrications Ltd.

Join the Team

Interested in working with us? Find out about our Employee Benefits Package and what our team think about working at Optimum Skills

Optimise your Potential

For more information about how we can support you or your business with apprenticeships and training get in touch.

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