Skills Office Network have been invaluable support throughout our RoATP application. We have an excellent understanding of the higher education sector and knew that we needed to partner with a team who had a similarly deep understanding of apprenticeships.
Working with Skills Office Network has been effortless. Their team understood our vision and made sure we had expert support and guidance to prepare us for delivering apprenticeships.
Their knowledge is fantastic and their continued support has been great for our professional development.'
With a complete range of support services, Skills Office Network has helped us towards success in developing our level 7 qualifications. We are looking forward to collaborating further and future success.
Skills Office Network are open, honest, friendly and have a great knowledge of the training industry. Our working relationship gives me confidence that in our ability to provide a greater range of qualifications to learners who will go on to great things within this industry.
We have been working with Skills Office Network since the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy. They have supported us in managing our training funds, facilitated meetings with prospective training providers and given us a valuable insight into managing delivery and getting the most for our organisation.
Opportunities to experience and explore the world of work are vital for young people and the future of business. Skills Office Network have supported us by providing work experience opportunities and project briefs for students as part our Skills Exchange programme. They have provided fantastic mentoring, advice and guidance. We are really pleased to be working with Skills Office Network and look forward to collaborating further.
THE CENTRAL EXCHANGE
We have worked with Skills Office Network on a number of projects and each time we have been amazed by their knowledge, responsiveness and sound decision-making. Skills Office Network have an uncanny ability to turn complex work into logical tasks and make unfamiliar subjects understandable. We would recommend their services without hesitation.
Their support was very structured, professional and appropriate and helped support our business growth ambitions. Working together was effortless and brought the results we needed. We won't hesitate to work with Skills Office Network again.
When we needed a fresh approach to our strategy, Skills Office Network provided support and training and we have learnt a number of new skills in a short time. Thanks to their easy-to-learn training methods we have increased efficiency and have a fresh approach towards business. I would recommend their services to any business.
THE OFFICE CO.
We had many ideas to take the support we provide further, but we struggled to make things happen and make the concepts reality. Skills Office Network consultants provided clarity, expert support and devised inspirational and impact-driven plans to help us make our ideas a reality.
NORTH EAST FRAUD PREVENTION
We have been creating new apprenticeship standards and creating resources to showcase learners progress. Skills Office Network have been brilliant at reviewing and sense-checking our materials and processes, they have even provided an e-portfolio system which takes our delivery to a new level.
As a new business there are always lots potential issues. Knowing the right people and developing meaningful relationships is crucial. Through the work we did with Skills Office Network we have forged a number of new relationships and hosted event with guest speakers, all of which has supported us in achieving our goals.
What we received from Skills Office Network was exactly what we asked for. We needed to understand how the Apprenticeship Levy would impact on our business and then understand how we could make best use of the funds. What Skills Network did was create a plan which we could follow and helped facilitate relationships with providers who could meet the needs of the business. Plans in place, levy spent, training underway, job done!
Skills Office Network provides us with all the support we need to grow. Their ongoing support and guidance has been invaluable for our business. They have enabled us to focus on what we are good at whilst we have peace of mind knowing that they're taking care of all the requirements that accompany funded training.
The knowledge Skills Office Network have of the apprenticeship sector is second to none. It was great to work together in building high-quality apprenticeship delivery models within the logistics sector. Logistics Learning Alliance are looking forward to working with Skills Office Network in other projects as we continue to grow.
LOGISTICS LEARNING ALLIANCE
Skills Office Network have been an invaluable resource in the planning and launching of our new apprenticeship provision. They have provided support and guidance in all aspects of the business from process and system design, all the way through to recruitment. Their wealth of knowledge and experience has enabled ACH to deliver truly high-quality provision within an extremely challenging timescale.
Skills Office Network supported us with our re-application to the RoATP. We needed expert help as we’re quite new to delivering levy-funded qualifications and needed to ensure full ESFA compliance.
From initial contact to the project itself, they were a pleasure to work with, highly experienced and knowledgeable, and provided much needed guidance.
We could not have achieved the success without their fantastic support and I’d highly recommend their services.
INSTITUTE OF REVENUES RATING AND VALUATION
Skills Office Network co-ordinated and provided guidance in our recent successful Supporting Route RoAPT application. They guided us through the process in a professional and seamless way and demonstrated expertise throughout in all areas apprenticeships. Would highly recommend their services
THE LEARNING STATION
Skills Office Network were invaluable in supporting our successful application as a RoAPT Employer provider. Their vast experience of Apprenticeship delivery and ESFA requirements meant that they were able to guide and direct us to ensure we met requirements. Their service was professional, accessible and meant that we had a clear plan and sound board throughout the process. Would recommend their service to any other organisation that has identified apprenticeship delivery as part of their strategy.
Skills Office Network provided invaluable support in our successful RoATP application. I recommend their professional service and in depth knowledge.
Skills Office Network Skills Office Network have an uncanny ability to turn complex work into logical tasks and make unfamiliar subjects understandable
We would like to thank Skills Office Network for their support with our main provider ROATP application. We were given clear direction and understood fully what the requirements were to demonstrate capability. James and his team provided exceptional service, their guidance and understanding of the process was vital in securing our position on the register. Skills Office Network’s support has not stopped at the application, they continue to support us with our curriculum design, and I am excited to see what the future will hold for our partnership. I would highly recommend their service to anyone looking for support within the sector or who wants to progress into Apprenticeship.
It has been a pleasure working with Skills Office Network and we've found their expert guidance and sector knowledge really valuable.
Skills Office Network are an absolute treasure. They are professionals, highly skilled and highly knowledgeable. I have never worked with a company who not only are professionals but also treat clients like family. James Neilands and his colleagues held our hands through very difficult times as an organisation and we were able to come through to the other end with their support, professionalism and coaching. Every interaction with Skills Office Network is one that is valuable in the sense that they impart so much knowledge.
They are highly skilled and knowledgeable in managing apprenticeship levy monthly returns, quality assurance, compliance management, the list goes on. Their systems of working are excellent and one that I greatly believe in. They have taken the stress out of managing the apprenticeship levy returns and freed us up to do that which we do best.
Averee limited is glad to keep the working relationship with the Skills Office Network and look forward to many more successful years of working together.
The service provided by Skills Office Network for our successful RoAPT main provider application was exceptional. There was a clear plan and clarity of the requirements needed for the submission. The support provided did not end once the application was submitted but has continued with an implementation plan to ensure that we will be able to hit the ground running with our apprenticeship delivery. Their expertise and knowledge is first rate and we would highly recommend their professional service.’ Adam Kiani , Chief Executive
Skills Office Network were instrumental in supporting us on our successful RoATP Main provider application. The post application review process with SON enabled us to identify key areas that we would need to develop, to hit the ground running as a main apprenticeship provider. After a review of our options we decided to utilise Skills Office Network’s 360 Support Package. This provided us with an integrated MIS / E-portfolio, dedicated relationship manager and access to a wealth of experience in apprenticeships. Would recommend this service to providers out there. It has enabled us to focus on what we do best which is high quality delivery whilst having the support mechanism from SON to guide and upskill us in other areas
A massive thank you to James Neilands, James Billingham and the Skills Office Network team who have supported us through the onboarding and enrolment of 41 apprentices (so far!) onto Bishop Fleming's brand new level 7 Accountancy Apprenticeship. It's a first for us since being approved to deliver our own apprenticeships, and after a challenging summer, and despite having to phone at least 6 times a day (usually to correct my errors), you both kept your cool. Thanks for the call this afternoon to let me know we were on track - keep up the great work!
I joined my current employer in November 2020 as the apprenticeship manager. My role is to implement the programme and deal with everything apprenticeships and without Skills Office Network supporting me, things would have been completely different. They have been fantastic, especially Matthew and Jenn, in the support they have provided me in ensuring that we get everything right. They have been by my side every step of the way and long may it continue
TUNGSTEN TRAINING CENTRE