The UK is currently the eigth largest manufacturing nation in the world, directly employing 2.6 million people. Our team of industry experts will utilise their significant experience to ensure your employees gain the skills, knowledge, and behaviours to grow your business. Using our innovative approach to workforce development, we can help you discover the right apprenticeships for your business.

Operational Improvement

CQM Training and Consultancy

Introduction to CI / LSS providing your teams with the relevant skills and techniques to deliver effective and sustainable solutions.


Ideal for anyone participating in an improvement activity and wanting to gain a fundamental understanding of Lean and Six Sigma methodolo...

This programme is ideal for those responsible for the delivery and coaching of improvement activity within their area of authority.

This programme is ideal for those leading the local deployment of improvement strategy, in supporting the delivery of business goals.


Through our inspiring Masterclasses, delivered by sector experts being specialists in their field, and with appropriate coaching, CQM T&a...

Leadership & Management

CQM Training and Consultancy

Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors.

The main purpose of a customer service specialist is to be a ‘professional’ for direct customer support within all sectors and organisati...

A team leader/supervisor is a first line management role, with operational/project responsibilities or responsibility for managing a team...

An operations/departmental manager is someone who manages teams and/or projects, and achieving operational or departmental goals and obje...

Case Studies



Bradford based Jacuzzi is a recognised market leader in the manufacture of kitchen sinks, taps and accessories for onward international sale, producing in excess of one million units per annum.

Stanley Black & Decker

Stanley Black & Decker

STANLEY Engineered Fastening, a Stanley Black & Decker Inc. Company, develops fasteners that uniquely resolve assembly issues providing an extremely cost-effective tooling and installation process. There is virtually no industry in which a STANLEY Engineered Fastening product or installation tool or system is not used.



Presspart in Blackburn is a wholly owned subsidiary of Heitkamp and Thumann, a leading global supplier of precision formed metal and plastic components. The Blackburn site produces precision drawn metal components for both Industrial and Pharmaceutical uses.

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We provide training & development programmes in operational management
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Training Needs Analysis

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Gain a complete understanding of the current and ongoing requirements of all your employees from the shop-floor to the boardroom

Improve your Operational Performance

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We provide tailored training, development and consultancy solutions to drive sustainable changes in culture and deliver a tangible ROI