Skills2Learn Consortia

Consortia

Over recent years, Skills2Learn have formed and led several successful consortia, each consist of a number of organisations involved in research, education and learning technologies.

The following Consortia have been created and led by Skills2Learn:

e-Constructione-Electricale-Plumbing-and-Gase-Renewablee-Childcaree-Solare-Compliancee-Welding-and-Fabricatione-Nursinge-Automotive

The Consortia support the education sector and industry by developing a portfolio of advanced, online, virtual reality based e-learning programmes. The consortia give Skills2Learn an advantageous insight into the latest research and current thoughts in your sector and enables us to give valuable support to our corporate clients subject matter experts when we develop bespoke programmes.

Subject matter for these programmes has included health and safety training, sustainability and environmental awareness and both functional and technical skills. The content has been aligned to units of the National Occupational Standards and can be used as a support tool whilst studying for the appropriate vocational qualifications.

Partners (click for more information)

    The following are members and supporting parties of our consortia:

    Walsall CollegeCollege of North West LondonNorth Hertfordshire CollegeHammersmith and West London CollegeHoldfastCity of Bristol CollegeCengageCarnegie CollegeBIIApprenticeship Training LimitedCity & GuildsWeldabilitiy sifRoyal School of Military EngineeringSunderland CollegeMilton Keynes CollegeCardiff and Vale CollegeReading CollegeCentral Bedfordshire CollegeTrain4Trades Skills

    Appropriate consortia have been supported by:

    Summit SkillsConstruction SkillsEnergy & Ultility SkillsSolar Trade Association

Programmes (click for more information)

    The following e-learning programmes have been developed by the consortia:

    Gas and Plumbing

    Heat Pumps

    Bricklaying

    Fire Safety

    Gas & Plumbing


    Heat Pumps


    Bricklaying


    Fire Safety


    Electro-technical

    Solar Thermal Hot Water

    Carpentry and Joinery

    Food Safety

    Electrotechnical


    Solar Thermal Hot Water


    Carpentry & Joinery


    Food Safety


    Health and Safety

    Solar Photovoltaic

    Painting and Deocrating

    Retailing Health & Safety

    Health & Safety


    Solar Photovoltaic


    Painting & Decorating


    Retailing Health & Safety

    Childcare

    Solar Radiation Calculator

    Plastering

    Human Resource Legal Requirements

    Child Protection


    Solar Radiation Calculator

    Plastering


    Human Resource Legal Requirements

    Introduction to Renewable Energy

    Heat Loss Calculator

    Wall and Floor Tiling

    Responsible Retailing

    Introduction to Renewable Energy

    Heat Loss Calculator


    Wall and Floor Tiling


    Responsible Retailing


    E-Welding & Fabrication

    Nursing

    Automotive

    E-Welding & Fabrication

    Nursing

    Automotive


Books (click for more information)

    In partnership with Cengage Learning, Skills2Learn have developed 5 supporting workbooks to the construction e-learning programmes. This initiative offers our clients and customers the option of a blended learning solution.



    Construction workbooks

    Over the coming months Skills2Learn and Cengage Learning have agreed to continue to develop the portfolio of publications to support our suite of e-learning programmes. These publications include:

    • Introduction to Renewable Energies
    • Heat Pumps
    • Solar Thermal
    • Solar Photovoltaic
    • PEO
    • Welding Processes
    • Metal Fabrication, Thermal Cutting and Engineering Materials

Conferences (click for more information)

    Skills2Learn and its consortia partners have organised, managed and sponsored several conferences for senior delegates from educational establishments, research bodies and industry.

    The conferences were designed to provoke debate and thought on the issues that the UK has in ensuring an adequately skilled workforce will be in place to face the challenges of the Green Deal, the growth of renewable energies and the changing face of the construction sector.

    Keynote speakers attended from Awarding and Certification Bodies, EU Skills, National Skills Academies, Trade Associations, Industry and Training Providers.

    For more information about our latest conference:

  • “Renewable Energy Skills and The Green Deal”, 7th June 2011 (Click for more information)
  • “Building Construction Skills for the Future”, 22nd March 2011 (Click for more information)
  • “Closing the Renewable Energy Skills Gap”, 18th November 2010 (Click for more information)