Who We Are

Optimum Skills, set up in 2013, are now a leading North East training and apprenticeship provider,

with centres delivering outstanding quality training to support individuals with their careers and businesses with their growth.

We offer fully flexible training courses to ensure that learners have the right skills and knowledge to meet the requirements of industry and that businesses gain employees who have established work-ready skills and knowledge.

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Principles Of Our Work

Outstanding quality

Established to deliver Ofsted Outstanding through high quality teaching, assessment, learner support, leadership and management.

Information & Guidance

Our team of expert staff are committed to listening, developing and delivering bespoke training solutions to support organisations and learners.

Organisations Values & Principles

Developed with strong values and principles, delivering exceptional training and development across a range of industries and sectors.
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Optimum Skills Construction Academy

Primary Aim

To ensure people are work ready, encourage employer engagement and develop careers.

Industry Specialists

Specialists in delivering industry training solutions for: Butchery, Construction, Digital, Management and Manufacturing to name a few.

Short Course Specialists

Experts at supporting industry growth via our bespoke employability programmes which support the principles to ‘re-train’.

Clients & Testimonials

Scott Mcglade

Schlegel International

“Just wanted to drop you a message to thank you for the courses you have delivered to our staff.
The tutors that Optimum send out to our company are flexible, professional and help our staff become more efficient in their work.
Thank you very much for everything that you have done this year.”

Stephen Patrick


“Everything’s great. The trainee is so much better than what we are used to. The staff have really bought into her so happy days our end.”

Alan North

AV Dawson

“Optimum Skills have been very supportive to the learners in AV Dawson, both those that were on their Warehousing & Storage as well as the two
current learners on Heavy Vehicle Trailer Maintenance and Repair.”

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