ACE Training is a college, but it’s very different to a classroom environment.

onstruction courses at ACE are taught by ex-trade tutors in specialist workshops, simulating a real work situation.

With a high ratio of tutors to students our learners get more attention, achieve more and progress quicker. We have a proven track record in helping students who underachieved at school quickly gain qualifications in English and Maths, and apply these skills well in the workplace.

ACE takes its learners seriously and each student has an individualised programme with learning support as necessary and individual targets for progression.

The tutors know that some students need more time and input to achieve their qualification, while others can quickly move to more advanced programmes and into employment.

Achievement at ACE is outstanding, with above an above average percentage of apprentices completing their training within planned timescales at both intermediate and advanced levels.  

In our most recent Ofsted inspection (published December 2016), inspectors found that learners on our pre-apprenticeship Study Programme "achieve high rates of sustained progression to apprenticeships, employment and further education."

ACE’s administrative staff help students on our Study Programmes with job applications and introductions to employers, getting students started in paid employment in their chosen trades. If you chose ACE Training we promise to do our utmost to get you into paid employment at the end of your course. 

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Training with ACE is a journey towards a career in construction.

Our job is to assist our learners into their chosen careers with the skills they need to succeed in life and work.

Case Studies

Marcus Porsch

Site Carpentry Apprentice Level 2

Before his Apprenticeship with ACE Training, Marcus was working in a pub as a kitchen porter, but he really wanted a trade career and was advised by his school to …

James Washington

Site Carpentry Apprentice Level 2

James came straight to the training centre from school. He completed his Level 1 Diploma in Site Carpentry with flying colours and moved onto his Apprenticeship once he’d settled with …

Richard Bevan

Brickwork Apprentice Level 2

Richard Bevan is a Brickwork Apprentice currently training with ACE towards an NVQ level 2. Richard worked as a general labourer for R S Builders and was encouraged by his …

Stephen Tobin

Employer / R S Builders

ACE are working with R S Builders to provide on site training for experienced staff alongside Apprentice assessment visits. OSAT allows experienced tradesmen to quickly gain an NVQ certificate through on site …

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