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Welcome to Floortrain GB Ltd

Floortrain provides the following part-time, block based and full-framework apprenticeship courses in flooring and other construction related areas. They all run on the basis of a rolling programme of recruitment throughout the year.

BTEC Level 1 Workskills (5 weeks 2 days per week). This incorporates CSCS (Health Safety and Environment) training and test.

Level 2 Diploma in Floorcovering Occupations - Textile and Impervious (12 weeks Full Time)

Level 2 Full Framework Diploma (NVQ) in Floorcovering Occupations – Textile and Impervious, incorporating Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR), Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) and Functional Skills in Mathematics & English (Level 1).

Additional courses can also be offered subject to demand:

Level 1 and 2 Painting & Decorating

Level 2 Maintenance Operations Diploma/NVQ (Full Framework)

Level 1 Building Craft Occupations Diploma/NVQ (Full Framework)

Level 1 and 2 Trowel Occupations Diploma/NVQ (Full Framework)

Level 1 and 2 Wood Occupations Diploma/NVQ (Full Framework)

Level 1 and 2 Plastering Diploma/NVQ (Full Framework)

We also offer one-off short courses, subject to funding availability, to meet the needs of companies or individual contractors:

Specialist Flooring Techniques (Laminate, other manufacturers' materials)

First Aid Course (1, 2 and 4 Days)

CITB SMSTS (site manager’s training)

CITB SMSTS Refresher

CITB Supervisors (site supervisor’s training)

CITB Health & Safety Awareness

IOSH Managing Safely

IOSH Working Safely

CIEH Manual Handing


CIEN Food Hygiene

General business support


About us

Floortrain GB is a fully accredited training provider that was formed 7 years ago to make a change from the standard approach to construction training. The vision was based on providing opportunities to young people of school age and adults who had not achieved through mainstream education. Floortrain now has a reputation for delivering top quality training within flooring and other areas of construction, and this is steadily growing to meet the wider demand. We have a diverse client base throughout London, the south east and up as far as the midlands. Our Doncaster branch serves the north of England and Scotland.

In addition to the courses, Floortrain provides assistance to learners leaving their courses with finding employment through job placements, work experience, full-time work and self-employment.  Floortrain works with a network of construction companies, as well as other partners such as Job Centre Plus, colleges, schools and the local authority to forge links between local people, business and job opportunities in the area.

We offer short courses and full framework apprenticeships that operate on a rolling programme throughout the year.

Facilities available

Facilities at Floortrain include 3 large training rooms complete with working bays, tools and materials to complete practical tasks. 

Additional support

Floortrain provides unemployed learners with support in finding work placements and work experience during their courses and help with accessing local employment opportunities on their completion. This includes the provision of additional employment sessions and by the local authority as well as one-to-one support.

We offer practical support for learners in preparation for their CSCS test.

Learners are able to improve on their functional skills in English and Maths throughout their courses. 

Learner success

For its unemployed provision, Floortrain London has been successful in achieiving a 94% retention rate and a 75% progression rate (learners going on to find employment or new training places) for the year up to December 2013.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Floortrain GB Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 20 October 2014
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