Total Training Company (UK) Ltd

Local training provider delivering construction training and work based apprenticeships across a wide range of sectors.We hold accreditation from a variety of awarding bodies:CITB, CPCS, CSCS, EUSR, Highfield, MATRIX,PASMA,Pearson,SQA.Supporting local business in all aspects of training&recruitment.

Sector : Education, Training & Teaching

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Where is your business based?

Olton Boulevard Solihull Birmingham

What is your name?

Laura Johnson

What is your role within the business?

Relationship Manager

What does your business do?

We provide high quality apprenticeships and specialist training in construction and Business services

What is special about your business - what makes it a great place to work?

We have many years of experience across our delivery team we pride our selves on our success rate being 93% against the national average of 64%. We can tailor our courses to suite the needs of the person and business needs.

How many people do you employ?

35

What skills and qualities do you look for in new employees? Why should people look at jobs in this sector?

The Majority of our apprentices we place in to jobs all vary in terms of their skills and qualities. In general we expect them to be Professional, hardworking with good communication skills, to be hard working and have good time keeping. To show eagerness to learn and to develop within the business.

What other job roles do you have in your business?

We offer •L2 General Construction Operations, L3 Occupational Workplace Supervision, L3 Team Leading, L5 Management L2 & L3 Business Administration, L2 & L3 Customer Service

How do I apply for opportunities?

You can register your interest by sending your CV to Laurajohnson@total-training.uk.com Or call Laura on 0121 7060851

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Laura

Relationship Manager

Job role: Recruitment

Describe what you do in your job. What is a typical day like?

Very varied and fast paced, every day I have something new to action and complete wit a deadline

Was this your first job? What other jobs or work experience have you had?

No, I was a hair dressing apprentice then I went into recruitment and never looked back

What process did you have to follow to get your job?

A two stage interview with the Directors which was competency based

What is great about your job? What part of your job do you enjoy the most?

It is a challenging role but also very rewarding I am client facing and like to solve problems and offer solutions to our clients. I really enjoy the recruitment or internal and external staff, I am a peoples person and enjoy interacting with all different types of individuals.

What training do you get at work to help you do your job role?

Management training and recruitment exams

What skills are required to do your job?

Management, recruitment, customer service and strong administration skills. Attention to detail is key both written and verbal

What role-specific qualifications do you think are needed to do your job?

No

What was the highest level of qualification you needed from school, college or university to do your role?

  • Level 3 - GCSE grades A*-C (Level 4-9); Btec First Diploma, Certificate, Award; NVQ 2; Intermediate 2 Credit Standard Grade; SVQ 2.

What subject options (curriculum subjects) would you recommend someone chooses to do your role?

  • Business and Management

What is your personality type?

  • Entrepreneur - Smart, energetic and very wise people, who truly enjoy living on the edge.

Do you have any interests that mean you fit your job role?

  • horse riding

How many years of experience do you need to do your job?

  • 6 - 10 years experience

How much can you earn in your job?

  • £30,000 – £40,000
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Bonnie Mann

Marketing Executive

Job role: Accounting

Describe what you do in your job. What is a typical day like?

I was taken on by Total Training to in October 2017 to create and develop a brand new Marketing department for the Company. Since joining Total Training Bonnie has transformed Total Training brand and image by resigning the logo giving it a clean and modern look the company deserves. With previous marketing experience and an enthusiastic can do attitude, no task is a too big or too small for Bonnie to challenge. With an abundance of responsibilities you’ll find Bonnie on a day-to-day basis managing the website, all of social media platforms and creating marketing materials for all aspects of the Total Training.

Was this your first job? What other jobs or work experience have you had?

Next Retail store- Customer Service home specialist

What process did you have to follow to get your job?

I applied for a job advertisement I saw in the paper. I was called to a two stage interview with both the Branch Manager and the Director of Operations.

What is great about your job? What part of your job do you enjoy the most?

The variety I work load I have day to day keeps me occupied and very interested

What training do you get at work to help you do your job role?

I have under taken various in house training courses.

What skills are required to do your job?

Business Management degree and design software skills and digital marketing knowledge and understanding

What role-specific qualifications do you think are needed to do your job?

Business Management degree

What was the highest level of qualification you needed from school, college or university to do your role?

  • Level 4 - A level; S level; International Baccalaureate; Btec National Extended Dip & Diploma, Subsidiary Dip Certificate; NVQ 3; Highers; Advanced Highers Scottish Baccalaureate; SVQ 3.
  • Level 5 - Foundation degree Fda/Fdsc; HND; HNC; NVQ 4; NVQ 5; Certificate of HE; Diploma of HE.
  • Level 6 - Degree BA (Hons), Bsc (Hons); Degree (Top-up); NVQ 6; Bachelors / Masters Ordinary Degrees; Graduate Diplomas / Certificates; Bachelors / Masters Degrees (Honours); SVQ 4.

How much can you earn in your job?

  • £20,000 – £30,000
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Role: Recruitment
Title: Relationship Manager
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Role: Accounting
Title: Marketing Executive

Apprenticeship : General Construction Level 2 Apprentice

Installation, maintenance and removal of temporary safety barriers, including any signage and/or lighting. Installation of foul and surface water drainage systems Reinstating ground conditions in a range of materials to include grass, concrete and block. Lay and finish concrete slabs in accordance with working instructions Operate tools, equipment and machinery in a safe manner Attend College on a day or block release basis, and undertake any additional training as requested Take part in the apprentice review process Follow Health & Safety policy and procedures, including the wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) where needed. Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers Requirements CSCS Green Card (Labourers Card we can provide this) Driving License (Not Essential) Job Type: Apprenticeship Salary: £55.00 /day

Apprenticeship : Business Administration Apprentice LEVEL 3

Job Title: Administrative Assistant level 3 Apprenticeship Position: Full time, permanent Location: Birmingham (Olton) Salary: Up to £17,000 depending on experience Start Date: ASAP Job purpose: Under the direct supervision of the Centre Manager this position provides administrative and clerical support for the Admin Department. In addition to typing, filing and scheduling, perform duties such as record keeping, inputting data into Training schedule and keeping track of trainers information. Responsible to: Centre Manager Key Responsibilities: • Performs administrative and clerical tasks. • Answer the telephone and direct calls as appropriate (take call notes where needed). • Receive and respond to email messages. • Schedule meetings. • Develop reports as requested. • Perform research as and when needed. • Maintain filing system. • Act as communication relay, making sure all parties receive necessary information and that information is accurate. • Any ad hoc requests, as and when needed. Skills and Qualifications Credentials Education: GCSE A – B in both mathematics and English Technology: Microsoft Office Products, Windows operation systems, office equipment Preferred Skills • Strong written and oral communication skills, technical skills. • Ability to handle multiple projects with problem solving skills. • Ability to solve problems through the identification and analysis of diverse issues and report on status and progress. • Highly effective in both team environment and working as an individual. • Teamwork, cooperation, positive attitude and strong work ethic. • Desire to stay-up-to-date with current technologies, patterns and trends. • Has a “get up and go” attitude towards work, and work projects. Equality & Diversity All members of staff, including this role are to promote positive attitudes to diversity through their work including the use of methods that anticipate and respond to the diverse needs and motivations of all learners; Report any issues of discrimination caused by others that affects learners and colleagues. Safeguarding, Wellbeing and Health & Safety: Total Training is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of its people and expects all staff to share this commitment. During your time with us you must comply with the organisations Health and Safety policies and practice. Data Security Total Training depends on a wide range of information and communications systems to deliver its training services. Security of these systems and the data they hold, and of the hardware and networks on which they operate, is necessary both to honour our obligations to the providers of this data (learners, clients, full and part-time staff, Volunteers) as registered under the Data Protection Act, and to protect the systems and data from accidental or deliberate damage, loss or corruption.