A flexible solution to training needs

About Us

EAL-Accredited Trainers

We are a team of trained engineers, experienced in the delivery of qualifications and skills.
Skillstart is a centre accredited by EAL for the awarding of:
  • National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs)
  • Vocationally Related Qualifications (VRQs)
  • Essential Skills Wales.

Key Stage 4 & 5 Training

We currently work in schools in Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire, providing vocational training for Key Stage 4 and 5.

We also work in partnership with work-based learning providers and other organisations, offering a flexible service delivering training either at customers' establishments or at our specially equipped centre in Cardigan.

Services

Schools

Key Stage 4

National Vocational Qualifications at Level 1 and 2.

Optional units include:
  • Bench Fitting
  • Sheet Metal
  • Mechanical Assembly
  • Welding (MIG,TIG and MMA)
  • Turning
  • Milling
  • Electrical Installation

Key Stage 5

BTEC Level 3 in Engineering.

Offered at:
  • 30 credit (A/S Level equivalent)
  • 60 credit (A Level equivalent)
  • 90 credit (1.5 A Level equivalent)

National Vocational Qualifications at Level 3 (work placement required).

Corporate / Individual

Apprenticeships

For employers and WBL providers operating apprenticeship schemes, we can offer the competency and principles components of the required framework.
apprenticeships man teaching student

Engineering Skills Training 

We offer a selection of tailored engineering training programmes to suit customers' requirements, either to gain accredited qualifications or to develop and enhance technical skills.

The Engineering subjects covered can include:
  • Welding (MIG, TIG and MMA)
  • Bench Fitting
  • Sheet Metal Work
  • CAD
  • Electrical Installation
  • Engineering Drawing

Engineering

In-house Engineering Services

We are able to offer a range of engineering services to include:
  • Welding, including stainless steel and aluminium
  • Specialist production of machined parts
  • Maintenance of workshop equipment 
  • Bespoke project work

Contact Us

We operate across

West Wales and
South West Wales

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