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Central Training at Pembrokeshire College

Central Training promotes the breadth of vocational training that Pembrokeshire College can offer and the many delivery options that are available to you and your business.

Find out how hiring an apprentice can have a positive effect on your bottom line and get real customer insight into how well we train.

Don’t stand still, take the Central line today for all your training needs, whatever your business. Our 55 strong commercial team will help you to decide which training is most suited to your business needs and help you to identify and explore available funding opportunities.

“It is important for us to be able to meet the training needs of the local community.
We want you to tell us what you need and we will do the rest.
Feedback and training requests from employers is vital to our success and ultimately yours.
We look forward to hearing from you soon.”

News & Updates

Joinery learner through to Screwfix Trade Apprentice of the Year Finals

Pembrokeshire College joinery learner, Conor Ratcliff has made it through to the final ten in this year’s Screwfix Trade Apprentice of the Year competition. Now in its seventh year, the competition celebrates the next generation of tradespeople as they start out on their career. With over 2,500 nominations, Conor was shortlisted to the top 30 […]

Traineeship lays foundation for a successful construction industry career

Pembrokeshire College construction learner, Ross Vincent is on course for a career in the building trade thanks to a Traineeship which sparked his interest in bricklaying.

Apprenticeship Ambassador is passionate about the Welsh language

Welsh speaking apprentice electrician Ifan Wyn Phillips is the third generation to join the family business established by his grandfather in Pembrokeshire.


“We have an excellent relationship with the engineering team at Pembrokeshire College. Together we have trained toolmakers, maintenance and electrical engineers and UK award-winning apprentices. The College are also supporting in bespoke training for skills and qualifications that are required of our staff including bespoke welding and abrasive wheel regs.”

Glen Wells, General Manager, St David’s Assemblies

“Over the past few years Puffin Produce Ltd and Pembrokeshire College have developed a close working relationship. We have had the pleasure of supporting college initiatives with local schools and have worked closely with the college to develop an industry specific apprenticeship. This has benefitted us greatly as we have been able to increase the awareness of our sector and company profile to the young future workforce and ensure that the training provided by the college fits our industry requirements. Accessing a variety of training programmes, such as Business Administration and Food Manufacturing Engineering Apprenticeships, has enabled us to develop our colleagues, increasing both their skills and knowledge in the workplace.”

Jane Sadler, HR Manager, Puffin Produce

“Apprenticeships are at the heart of business effectiveness. They increase the skill-set of the nation and they increase the attractiveness of Wales as a place to do business.”

Jeff Cuthbert, Deputy Minister for Skills (2013)

“Working with Pembrokeshire College has really helped us move forward with our targets. The expertise and helpfulness of their staff have made working in partnership a pleasure.”

Reham Mustafa, Sharjah Institute of Technology, UAE

“Central Training are very professional, they work to the timelines that you give them, and they always endeavour to find a solution to your training needs. We were particularly impressed with their communications and the suitability of their training provision. If we require any bespoke courses in the future, we would look to Business, Services & Training at Pembrokeshire College.”

Alex Britton, Mooring Analyst, Svitzer Marine

“I have worked with Pembrokeshire College for a number of years and have been supported by an assessor to undertake my Level 4 in Health and Social Care. The assessor has also supported the staff to achieve their Level 2 and 3, she has been reliable, professional and has encouraged and supported the candidates according to their needs.

“The assessor has met the candidates in all the community homes, depending on where they work, and has catered for the unsocial hours in their assessments. We are looking to enrol more candidates in the future and will be doing this with Business Central at Pembrokeshire College because we are confident they will provide a quality service. Previously Perthyn had sought support from other providers and candidates had not completed their qualifications within the time frame but Business Central’s training have supported us with this.”

Wayne Goss, Perthyn Residential Home

“The training given has provided our employees with a lifelong qualification that makes them extremely employable. It has been a benefit to the company as the training received is regarded highly within the water / Petro-chemical industries in which we work and having all of our team leaders qualified puts us ahead of the competition.”

Clare Gottwaltz, HR Manager, Celvac Environmental Solutions

“Pembrokeshire College and staff have been very helpful in the processing and setting up of our Company policies ranging from Environmental to Equal Opportunities. Their service has been invaluable to us as a company, particularly during these difficult times.”

Clark James, Kingswood Engineering

“Training was ‘tailor made’to our employees’ requirements. Difficult course to run because of the employees’ different level of IT competency, but tasks set and achieved.”

Alan McCluskey, Training Officer, Hertel UK Ltd