About the Learning Centre
Building skills and employability for our communities
The Learning Centre at HCT Group has been helping people to achieve their goals since 1995, providing skills and training programmes. We deliver a broad range of courses and programmes –from passenger transport to retail, from education to warehousing and storage, from health and social care to van and courier delivery, child care and more.
One factor connects everything we do – your goals. We provide ongoing support, information and advice for our learners, helping them turn their course into an opportunity to pursue the careers they want.
HCT Group Learning Centre Mission Statement
We are committed to providing a welcoming and supportive learning environment that reflects the diverse needs of our learners. We aim to build a bridge between learning and your future by providing: A professional information, advice and guidance service responsive to changes in your needs and in the curriculum. A range of customised learning materials developed for your course needs. A tailored curriculum content to meet employer needs. A signpost service to more appropriate provision when we are unable to help you.
We are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all our services.
Our courses are catogorised in the following groups:
Passenger Transport and Logistics courses:
We are experts in the road passenger transport industry and provide training to help people to start their careers or continue their professional development. This can be full PCV licence training or Continuing Professional Development for existing transport professionals (Driver CPC). Our funded programmes help people who are long term unemployed to gain the skills needed for the industry. We also deliver courses in logistics which require learners to demonstrate competence in driving correctly as well as preparing a vehicle and loading and unloading, customer service, planning routes and timings in logistics operations, distributive operations such as dealing with the handling and storing of goods within a commercial, industrial or remover’s warehouse or freight facility.
Road Passenger Vehicle Driving
Driving Goods Vehicle
Warehousing and Storage
Education and Care courses
We deliver a range of programmes in education, health and social care, child care and healthcare that provide the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to progress within the sectors. These courses are accredited NVQ Level 2 programmes by Pearson Edexcel.
Health and Social Care
Childrens and Young Peoples Workforce
Support Teaching and Learning in Schools
Hospitality, Catering and Cleaning courses:
We prepare learners for rewarding careers in hospitality, catering and cleaning services through a selection of accredited NVQ programmes either at Level 1 or 2.
We run a variety of other programmes including first aid training, passenger assistant training and more.