SMART SKILLS is proud to offer a range of fully funded training solutions to meet the needs of businesses across Devon, helping to support economic growth in the region.  Our quality Partners offer flexible training from one day workshops through to full qualifications, delivered face-to-face or online.


  • Level 3 CMI Award – Coaching and Mentoring for Individual and Team Needs
  • Level 3 CMI Award – Principles of Communication in the Workplace
  • Level 3 CMI Award – Managing a Team to Achieve Results
  • Level 3 CMI Award – Building Stakeholder Relationships using Effective Communication
  • Level 3 CMI Award – Responding to Conflict in the Workplace
  • Level 3 CMI Award – Managing Individuals to be Effective in their role
  • Level 3 CMI Award – Contributing to the Delivery of a Project
  • Introduction to Digital Marketing
  • Email Marketing in Depth
  • Microsoft Excel Beginner Workshop
  • Microsoft Excel Advanced Course

South Devon College

  • Level 3 CMI Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring
  • NCFE Level 2 Award in Mentoring
  • Level 2 CMI Team Leader Award – Being a Team Leader
  • Level 3 CMI Award in Project Management
  • Award in Education and Training
  • Level 2 Suicide Awareness
  • Starting With Composites
  • Essential Composites Skills – Wet Lay Up/Resin Infusion/Pre Preg
  • Using Resin Transfer Moulding Techniques to Produce Composite Mouldings
  • Making Composites Parts Using Resin Infusion Techniques
  • GRP Fault Diagnosis and Minor Repairs
  • Advanced GRP or Composite Repairs and Surface Finishing
  • Introduction to Vacuum Resin Transfer Moulding

Focus Training Group

  • FAA Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health
  • FAA Award in First Aid for Youth Mental Health
  • FAA Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)
  • Performance Management
  • Managing Your Staff, Their Development and Managing Performance
  • Managing Recruitment, Selection and Retention
  • Managing Finances and Control
  • Managing the Decision Making Process
  • Managing Customers and Stakeholder Relationships
  • Managing Customer Service Standards and Levels
  • Managing Marketing
  • AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping
  • Bespoke training packages

City College Plymouth

  • Team Building for Small Businesses
  • Professionalising Your Social Media
  • Community Partnership Working

On Course South West

  • Mindfulness in the Workplace
  • Personal Development in the Workplace
  • Identifying Your Skills
  • Mindfulness and Wellbeing Preparing for Work
  • CV Masterclass
  • Preparing for an Interview
  • Mindfulness and Wellbeing Preparing for Work
  • Identifying Your Skills
  • Explore Excel
  • Explore Digital Skills First Steps

University of Exeter

  • Essential Data Analysis Skills
  • Python for Data Analysis
  • Using Web and Text Data – Using Python
  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning With Python

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