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Welcome to Achievement Training Ltd


Achievement Training Limited (ATL) is a private training organisation incorporated in July 1996 and acquired by City College Plymouth in October 2009. The Head Office is based in Norwich Union House with additional training rooms in the Royal Building and Lloyds Bank Building in the city centre.

ATL currently employs just over 100 staff, all of whom support learners and customers in a wide variety of ways. We hold the Investors in Careers and Customer First Awards and are an Investor in Education Business Partner. We also have enhanced MATRIX accreditation for both internal and external Information Advice and Guidance (IAG) and hold the Positive about Disabled Badge, a Clean Air Award and a Business in the Community Recognising Racial Diversity Award.

The company is a full member of the Devon Cornwall & Plymouth Training Providers Network that acts as a forum for local training providers. We are also a member of ACTAN and have formed good relationships with other external organisations. These partnership arrangements are extremely useful and enable AT to provide a service to employers and learners which go beyond just training.

About us

Achievement Training Limited is an approved center offering a wide range of Awards, Certificates and Diplomas, with an extensive range of contracts to provide flexible education and vocational training courses in a wide range of areas including:

Animal Care
Basic Computing
Beauty
Business
Child Care
Counselling
Customer Services Education
First Aid
Food Safety
Hairdressing
Health & Safety
Health & Social Care
IT Users IT Practitioners
Management
Nail Services
Playwork
Progression into Work
Retail
Warehousing

These courses can be completed through a variety of different training schemes which are explained below. If you wish to discuss any of these particular areas please do not hesitate to contact us.

Apprenticeship – An Apprenticeship is a job with an accompanying skills development programme designed by employers in the sector. It allows the apprentice to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience, along with functional and personal skills, required for their immediate job and future career. These are acquired through a mix of learning in the workplace, formal off the job training and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context.

Plymouth Learning Trust (PLT) formally Tamar Valley Consortium (TVC) – Achievement Training is linked with the PLT to provide vocational training to school students between the ages of 14 to 18. Please find further information on how to get involved with vocational training by speaking with the PLT Coordinator at Achievement Training

Classroom Based Learning – You will be required to attend the centre on set days to complete this course.  N.B. Some classroom-based qualifications may still require you to have a related work placement to ensure that you are able to meet the requirements of the course units.

Work Based Learning – You must be working within a role related to the course you are undertaking.

Additional support

Achievement Training supports all our learners on a pastoral basis and we do whatever we can to enable you to complete your course with as little difficulty as possible.

If you have any difficulties that affect your education or life in general, if you need any advice or guidance or would like individual one off or repeated support, please let us know.

We can offer you support with individual difficulties such as low self esteem, confidence building, drugs or alcohol misuse, bullying, housing, finance, health, relationships and sexual health or anything that is affecting your life.

We offer mentoring, advice and guidance, referring or signposting you to appropriate support organisations or by just listening to you.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Achievement Training Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 01 September 2015
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