Improve Your Performance

Our team can help your people find the marginal gains that deliver outstanding results

Supporting Large Employers

PLG are training and development specialists who are experienced in supporting employers through the process of becoming a direct contract holder with the Skills Funding Agency for the delivery of Apprenticeships and Vocational Qualifications in the workplace. We have been successful in securing direct contracts for the delivery of embedded programmes and employer direct provision for a number of employers. Our strong links with the Awarding Organisation allows us to design and quality assure robust training programmes in line with corporate strategic development objectives.

Apprenticeships

Tap in to our vast experience of apprenticeships. Whether you’re curious or confused about funding, or you want to design a fully fledged apprenticeship programme, let our experts guide you and deliver outstanding experiences for your business and your people.  PLG provide an end to end service that is tailored to suit you and your business needs, as well as making sure your apprentice gets the best support available to help them become the future of your company.

Recruitment

Let us take the stress out of recruitment.  We have a team of dedicated recruitment specialists on hand to determine exactly what you need.  PLG will take care of all the advertising for you, and will even shortlist the applicants to save you hours sifting through CV’s, we will coach and mentor your applicants though an agreed interview process at a time that is convenient for you.

Commercial Training & Support

PLG have a team of learning and development specialists who are on hand to help develop the strength and skills of your workforce. We are experienced in the design, delivery and evaluation of training programmes against predetermined development objectives to maximise and develop the productivity of any workforce. PLG also offer consultancy services to determine solutions to strategic issues through the implementation of bespoke training solutions.

PLG bring together niche expertise to offer a unique approach and value.

We’re a team of recognised operational specialists with many years experience in planning, building and implementing learning and development strategies, change programmes, technology implementations and apprenticeships.  We believe the labels that are given to different areas of L&D only confuse people and companies.

To us it is all Learning.

We know what it feels like when you try something new and it doesn’t work the first time. Like you, we understand the importance of iteration for innovation. We’ve been that internal consultant, marketer and negotiator, oh and we’re well versed in those ROI discussions….

Andy Tait

Andy Tait

Quality Director

Andy is an experienced learning and development professional with expertise in the design and delivery of Hospitality and Leadership and Management programmes. Andy is vastly knowledgeable in the field of continuous quality improvement practices surrounding the education and training sector. Andy is experienced in performance management and executive coaching to maximise business performance. He holds a plethora of skills and knowledge around Management Theory and the effective application of this to modern day business

Andrea Dodd

Andrea Dodd

Managing Director

Andrea is highly experienced at managing the design and delivery of contemporary blended learning programmes that utilise technology and traditional delivery methods. Andrea has worked predominately with multi-site organisations in the hospitality, retail and the motor vehicle sector.  Recently Andrea has operationally managed the opening and set up of work based learning providers on a national scale and now specialises in the implementation of apprenticeship programmes to large employers and supports them in the application and management of employer direct contracts. 

 

Barry McNamara

Barry McNamara

Operations Director

Having started his career in the Hospitality industry when he left college,  Barry worked his way to Head chef and then moved into management before focusing his attention on work based learning.  More recently Barry has focused on the development and delivery of national apprenticeship contracts, leading his teams from the front and being involved in all aspects of course delivery to ensure apprentices receive an effective and enjoyable learning experience, allowing each learner to grow and develop their skills, whilst delivering an ever increasing valued member of the team for the employers.

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