Nationwide Training & NVQs
Further Your Potential
Flexible and Bespoke Training
We offer a range of training, across multiple sectors.
From construction to social care, Portland Training offer a range of courses & training designed to help our learners achieve their full potential. We are the leading providers of NVQs for CSCS cards as well as many other construction based learning. We are proud suppliers of AEB courses, providing fully funded courses to many unemployed learners. Portland Training is rated good by Ofsted, click the link to find out more.
Construction NVQs and CSCS Cards
Whether you are new to construction or are looking to upskill, we have the right NVQ for you.
We have NVQ courses available to achieve any CSCS card, including Green Laborer, Blue Skilled Worker, Black Manager, Gold Advanced Craft & Gold Supervisor.
All our construction NVQs are completed on-site at your place of work. Meaning there is no downtime from your job and absolutely no classrooms. All our assessors are construction industry experts so understand the pressures of the industry and will guide you through the process.
Popular Construction Courses
Are you looking to progress your career and get your Blue Skilled Worker CSCS Card? We have over 100 Level 2 NVQs to help you achieve your goals.
Get your Gold CSCS Card with one of our Level 3 NVQs. We offer a range of qualifications for every circumstance, including CCO and OWS.
Are you a site supervisor or looking to progress into a site supervisor role? Get your Level 4 NVQ with no time away from site and no classrooms.
Are you currently unemployed and looking to get back into the workplace? We provide a range of fully funded courses aimed to get people back into the workforce.
We provide a range of courses in multiple sectors, from construction and logistics to security, there is something for everyone. What’s more, for those eligible, the courses are fully funded, meaning you pay nothing.
Click the link to find out more about our jobseeker training courses.
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Paul was absolutely brilliant. Excellent trainer, very knowledgeable and patient. I learned and gained a lot this week.
Malcolm was wonderful and set me at ease throughout the course. Thank you, Malcolm.
I had a brilliant tutor who had lots of experience and I could learn a lot.
Excellent customer service
Portland have always provided excellent customer service and been very proactive in terms of keeping us updated with new courses, funding schemes and changes in legislation. Feedback from our site operatives is an important factor and has always been of a positive nature.
Great tutor interaction
Great tutor interaction, good resources used and relevant facts and information, which has given me the confidence to go forward and find a worthwhile job.
Nigel was a great tutor, very helpful and gave us a good understanding of the course didn’t feed us too much info at once so that we fully understood what we were learning. Would like to thank him a lot.
My tutor was engaging, knowledgeable and funny. I personally appreciate these qualities greatly, as they make me much more interested in completing a course to the best of my abilities. Something I feel I have been able to do.
Passionate and professional trainers
Excellent training, with passionate and professional trainers.
Good learning experience
The training was informative and a good learning experience and the tutor was great
10 out of 10
I enjoyed my course and thought Paul explained the course very well. Would recommend the course to anyone. 10 out of 10
I found the course to be good, informative and helpful. Simon was an excellent tutor and provided us with a good level of training.
Clear and patient
Course was very informative and the tutor was clear and patient with us learners and allowed participation in the sessions which made it very fun to learn.
Loved every minute
Absolutely loved every minute. Would recommend it to anyone.
I really liked the teacher. Very professional in his work, the courses were very active and interesting. In general, I got a lot of positive knowledge and emotions.
Really enjoyed the course
Paul was excellent in his approach and knowledge and very likeable. Really enjoyed the course.
The tutors have been exceptional, great knowledge and engaging the learners on the course. I would recommend this course to anyone wanting to pursue a career In security.
Increased my confidence
I really enjoyed my course and meeting the tutor and the other delegates. It increased my confidence and promoted my personal wellbeing. I also learned lots of useful information.
Was a fantastic week and great company. Very enjoyable.
This has been one of the best courses I’ve been on and I will recommend the provider to others.
Fantastic course enjoyed and learned a lot, great tutor, very well-driven and knowledgeable, highly recommend.