About the routeway

Optimum Skills are offering an exciting routeway into production/manufacturing, which includes qualifications, knowledge and skill-building which enables participants to progress into work. They include Level 2 Award in Industrial Environment Awareness or Level 2 Lean in Manufacturing. The courses could also include, Level 1 Award in Health and Safety, Level 1 Food Production for Manufacturing, and CV writing and interview techniques. The programme is delivered through the completion of a workbook, with a range of other practical activities. The qualifications cover areas of working effectively, and health and safety, in an industrial environment. This includes tutorials, videos, identifying dangers, and discussions on the Health and Safety at work Act. We have a range of employers we are partnered with throughout the North East who are hiring for trained and qualified team members.


For more information about upcoming courses contact the team.

Gain Nationally Recognised Qualifications

  • Level 2 Award in Industrial Environment Awareness

  • Level 2 Award in Health and Safety

  • Level 2 Food Production for Manufacturing

  • Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness

Kenny – Industrial Environment Awareness Course

“I’ve learnt a lot more about mental health awareness, communicating with people a lot more. Also because I’m dyslexic, the course has helped me not to hold back on that and make it a bit more known because if I didn’t I wouldn’t have passed the course. The tutors have helped through that and if I’d have kept it in, I would have struggled a lot more…”

Adult Learning Success – Lean Organisation Management Techniques (Altayeb)

“In Altayeb’s end of course evaluation, he said that he has learnt a number of skills that he will be able to use in his personal and professional career and is looking forward to being given the opportunities to do so…”

Adult Learning Success – Production / Manufacturing (Michael)

“I’ve gained skills in communication, social interaction, teamwork and leadership. This is a great course ran to a highly professional standard. The tutors made it easy to follow and understand what an employer is looking for, they helped me gain knowledge of how to achieve my goals…”

Apply for Production / Manufacturing Routeway Course

Contact us today to find out what routeway opportunities we have in your area.