Skills Training UK is an innovative skills and employability provider offering a joined-up approach to business and economic development and social inclusion.
STUK is driven by the genuine desire to improve the quality of life for each learner, working with employers to develop skilled and productive employees whilst creating employment in the communities where it works.
STUK is a leading Prime Contractor for the Skills Funding Agency, Education Funding Agency and Department for Work and Pensions, and are the only organisation to twice achieve the ëExcellentí score in the Merlin Standard Accreditation ñ the recognised benchmark for the design and delivery of high quality supply chains.
STUK is also an effective subcontractor for other Prime Providers, including a number of colleges. Because it delivers some Prime Contracts itself it has a full understanding of customer groups, the challenges involved and how to achieve high performance.
Skills Training UK has supported over 250,000 people into work and training since 1992, including some of the most disadvantaged young people and adults. It creates jobs which last and sustainable employment which meets local skills needs and supports economic growth.
Its business model is flexible and therefore able to scale up for major contracts. Its broad range of delivery currently includes Apprenticeships, Traineeships and the Study Programme.
They have a strong emphasis on supporting 16-24 year-olds, as well as adult learners, with innovative delivery which is relevant to employers, Local Enterprise Partnerships and the wider political agenda.