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  • Time for Apprenticeships to graduate?

    Join us and Million Jobs for the launch of a new report into the UK’s Higher Education system.

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    Varsity Blues: Time for Apprenticeships to graduate?

    Join Pera Training and Million Jobs for the launch of a ground-breaking new report into the UK’s Higher Education system.

    Monday 1 September
    1430 – 1600
    Jubilee Room, Houses of Parliament

    Hosted by Nick Boles, Minister of Business, Innovation and Skills, this unique event offers insight into never-before-seen findings to give an impression of the current status of Higher Education in this country, in particular looking at the Apprenticeships and Higher Apprenticeships.

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  • British building apprentice success story

    We've teamed up with Selco Builders Warehouse to equip young apprentices with skills they need.

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    Apprentices join British building success story

    Pera Training, the UK’s leading Apprenticeship and in-work training provider, has teamed up with Birmingham-based Selco Builders Warehouse to equip young apprentices with skills they need to enter the building supplies industry.

    Pera Training has over sixty years’ experience working with a num`ber of blue-chip companies such as Jaguar Land Rover and Coca-Cola and retailers such as EE and Dixons.

    Selco first started trading in 1895 and over the last 15 years has expanded into the North of the country and more extensively into London and surrounding areas. Employing over 1700 people across England and Wales Selco has become a real success story.

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  • Pera Training joins forces with the IEP

    We have teamed up with the Institute of Employability Professionals (IEP) to create a series of invaluable multi-media resources.

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    Leading UK Apprenticeship provider works with industry to boost apprentice numbers

    Pera Training, a top UK provider of pre-employment training and Apprenticeships, has teamed up with the Institute of Employability Professionals (IEP) to create a series of invaluable multi-media resources for fellow training providers.

    The resources, which include online, film, audio, graphics and booklet material, are designed to train employees within the employment sector to boost sales of Apprenticeships in manufacturing, retail and engineering.

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  • William Hill Apprenticeship Open Day

    Why take a gamble on your career? Come along to our Apprenticeship Open Day to find out more.

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    William Hill Apprenticeship Open Day

    Are you ready to join the Home of Betting and embark on an awesome journey through our Retail Academy training courses with our very own Retail Apprenticeship with a difference.

    Why take a gamble on your career? Come along to our Apprenticeship Open Day to find out more on 4th September 2014 at William Hill offices in Wembley. Find out more about the open day here.

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  • Smart Assessor

    Secure login for our learners to access our innovative web hosted e-portfolio.

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    Welcome to Smart Assessor

    Smart Assessor is our online secure e-portfolio for our learners. If you are doing a qualification with Pera Training you will need a log in and password to use this system.

    Access here
  • Business Benefits of Apprenticeships

    Discover the many benefits to your business of taking on an apprentice.

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    Business Benefits of Apprenticeships

    Apprenticeships ensure that your workforce has the practical skills and qualifications your organisation needs now and in the future. Providing progressive skills training for everyone – from new recruits to your leadership team there are many proven benefits for your business.

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    Step Towards Success

    • Increased productivity
    • Reduced staff turnover
    • More motivated and satisfied workforce
    • Increased competitiveness

  • Jaguar Land Rover

    With support from Pera Training and Apprenticeships JLR has ambitious plans to grow its business.

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    Jaguar Land Rover

    Jaguar Land Rover has ambitious plans to grow its business in new markets. With this growth, comes the need to recruit future talent capable of meeting these challenges. Bethany Evans, Head of Learning and Development at Jaguar Land Rover, explains how apprenticeships are helping to meet the increasing needs of the business.

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  • Traineeship Success

    You’re hired! Record success for Government-backed Traineeship scheme.

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    Traineeship Success

    In its first ever trial of the initiative, Pera Training, in partnership with the Leicestershire Apprentice Hub, took a cohort of unemployed young people through a four week course to boost their employability.

    The 16-23 year olds taken onto the scheme had no or little previous work experience and were struggling to get themselves their first apprenticeship or job.

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  • NHS Innovation success

    Leading UK provider of customised workplace-based training, Pera Training, has helped to deliver a life-changing innovation in the NHS.

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    Pera Training’s NHS innovation programme delivers life-changing success

    Tobit Emmens, from Devon Partnership NHS Trust took the Level 5 Diploma in Innovation & Change Management with Pera Training in 2013.


    The course, which took twenty days over the period of six months, aimed to help Tobit and his colleagues develop new ideas and encourage an innovation culture within the NHS.

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  • Looking for a career in Retail?

    Pera Training has teamed up with the Retail Trust to help tackle youth unemployment in Leicester.

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    Retail Trust and Pera Training tackle Leicester youth unemployment

    Pera Training, a leading UK Apprenticeship and vocational training provider, has teamed up with the Retail Trust to help tackle youth unemployment in Leicester.

    One of the UK’s oldest charities, the Retail Trust, founded in 1832, this year set up retailRIGHT, a programme that supports young people to develop the right skills and gain the practical experience they need to secure employment within retail.

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  • Meet Kelvin, AB Agri's first Engineering Apprentice

    Kelvin Robinson works in the operations team as AB Agri's first engineering apprentice.

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    Meet Kelvin, AB Agri's first Engineering Apprentice

    Kelvin Robinson works in the operations team at Northallerton as AB Agri's first engineering apprentice.

    Run in conjunction with Pera Training, the Apprenticeship qualification is a two year course of evidence-based learning and forms a key part of AB Agri's plans to build a strong business for the future by investing in developing talent. They caught up with Kelvin to find out a bit more about him and his experiences in the business so far…

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  • Apprenticeship Vacancies

    Apprenticeships to launch your career with clients such as William Hill, Specsavers, PGA and more.

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  • PGA Apprenticeship success

    A teenager is on course to realise his dream of becoming a PGA Professional after benefiting from an Apprenticeship programme.

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    Aspiring golf pro learns tricks of trade with top Apprenticeship scheme

    Harry Connolly, a 17 year old from Liverpool, left school last June with no employment experience.

    However, three months later he was taken on by Mossock Hall Golf Club PGA pro Brad Millar through Pera Training, an organisation that offers pre-employment training and Apprenticeships.

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  • Getting to grips with retail

    William Hill's pilot Apprenticeship scheme launched in March and they’re already training new recruits.

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    Getting to grips with retail

    William Hill's pilot Apprenticeship scheme, tailor-made for their industry and delivered by Pera Training, launched in March and they’re already training new recruits.

    Here is what one apprentice had to say about their time with William Hill:

    I’m really interested in sport and a friend of mine was already working for William Hill.

    He said: “You ought to try it – see what you think.”

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