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Welcome to County Training - Shropshire Council


County Training, part of Shropshire Council, is the largest training provider in Shropshire, with over 25 years experience in first class delivery.

If you are looking for an apprenticeship, you have come to the right place! Congratulations! You are in good company; we currently have almost 500 apprentices training with us. We have seven training centres across the county, which are close to the main town centres and are easily accessible by public transport.

We pride ourselves on the one-to-one support we offer our learners and are pleased to have excellent links with local employers. This allows us to source high quality apprenticeship opportunities. Following a recent survey, 95.5% of our apprentices proved to be very satisfied with their apprenticeship programme.

Contact us now and become one of them! We utilise the most up-to-date technology to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience. A large number of our learners have gone on to win awards, such as the Apprentice and Advanced Apprentice of the Year in Shropshire. Some have also gained promotion with their original employers, and others have used the apprenticeship opportunity to secure a university place. We have range of apprenticeships on offer, including Business and Administration, Childcare, Customer Service, Distribution, Storage and Warehousing, Hairdressing and Barbering, Health and Social Care, Hospitality and Catering, IT Practitioner and Professional, Management, Support Teaching and Learning in Schools and Team Leading. 

About us

County Training is the largest training provider in Shropshire. We have seven bases across the county, and are a major provider of work-based training for school leavers and for adults, either returning to work or retraining for the job market. We also offer expert advice and support for businesses to help them improve their productivity and competitiveness by ensuring that their staff have the skills they need to perform to the best of their ability.

County Training has 25 years of experience, delivering vocational training to people throughout Shropshire. We offer qualifications in a wide range of occupational areas, have well-trained and friendly staff and were graded as Good in our last OFSTED report.

Facilities available

We have training centres at Hollinswood House in Telford, The Hollies in Shrewsbury, The Victoria Centre in Oswestry, Ludlow Learning Centre and a center in Whitchurch. We also have a working hair salon based at The Gateway in Shrewsbury and at our Oswestry and Telford centers.  Our training centres are close to the main town centres and are easily accessible by public transport.

Additional support

All learners are provided with tutors and assessors, who will support them throughout their qualifications. We are able to provide specialist tutors to help learners in finding employment.

Learner success

Our achievement rates are well above the national averages and feedback obtained from our learners shows that they feel that they have been well supported and successful during their time with us.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact County Training - Shropshire Council directly.

Last updated date: 01 November 2017
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