A few key facts of KTL’s performance over the last 12 months to assure you we have the expertise to meet your needs.
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The latest inspired creation to roll off our learner’s production line is a New York inspired noticeboard, made by Mark undertaking our Level 1 Certificate in Art, Design & Creative Studies. Developed using stencils and combining multiple stencils and air brushing techniques, Mark has truly captured the sense and feeling of the city that never […]
Just look at how comfortable and cosy these beautiful cats look! They’re making the most of the lovely hand made pet beds our learners made just before Christmas. The pet beds were donated to the local RSPCA branch in Derby where they have obviously been put to good use. We hope all these lovely cats […]
It’s that time of year again when our learners make pet beds for the animals in the care of the RSPCA Derby. For the third consecutive year we have given our support the local RSPCA shelter in Derby to try to give their dogs and cats awaiting a new home a comfy bed over the […]
Howard Richardson – Buckley Lamb Ltd
Thanks to KTL, 80% of our employees including management, supervisors, warehousing and production staff have achieved NVQ qualifications. A level one standard was required by the company with most now having progressed onto a level 2.
Ivan Pratt – Woodfield Industries
Dear Beverley and Chris, I have been delighted in the way that you have both realised the reasonable adjustments that are required when working alongside my staff. The innovative ways that you have adopted to ensure that my staff are able to complete and achieve nationally recognised qualifications is a complement to you both.
Steve Wright – Trimlace Ltd
Trimlace have been working with KTL on various projects over the last 3 years. The team at KTL have provided an excellent comprehensive package of training with indepth knowlege and appreciation of a textile manufacturing operation.
Gail Shane – Andrew Shane Ltd
My staff have enjoyed and worked hard to make sure they understood everything expected of them. I am pleased they now look at themselves not just as machinists or packers but as quality workers in the manufacturing industry producing quality garments. I am proud of them all. Thank you KTL.
Mel Freeman – Courtaulds (UK) Ltd
At West Mill, Belper have been working with KTL on a number of projects over the last 3 years and more recently, NVQs including Customer Service, Business Admin, Performing Manufacturing Operations and Manufacturing Textiles (level 2 and 3). This opportunity was offered to all employees at all levels to develop their skills and the feedback and response has been extremely positive. the employees have been so enthusiastic, which has increased motivation and productivity. Its not just about the qualification, seeing the boost in employees confidence as a result of this training is priceless. It makes great business sense to encourage staff to get into the habit of lifelong learning and this is only the start of the journey for Courtaulds (UK) Ltd. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Team at KTL for their professionalism, guidance, flexibility and support over the years and I look forward to working with them in the future.
Steve Moore – Derbyshire Network
As one of our main training partners in the delivery of The Derbyshire Network ‘s SFA funded contract we have built a firm and effective working relationship with KTL over a number of years. KTL have been a quality delivery partner over that time with excellent learner recruitment and success rates being achieved by the company during present and previous years. KTL are now an active partner in the Network’s development into the delivery of apprenticeship training programmes and we foresee the relationship between KTL and The Derbyshire Network continuing for a considerable length of time. Tracy Martin also supports the network in her capacity as a TDN Director.
We are one of a small number of specialist textiles, fashion and apparel training providers in the UK.
We differ from our competitors by having a wealth of industry based experience that can help you to add significant value to your organisation. We have supported small, medium, large and global employers throughout our history.
KTL prides itself on delivering responsible ethical practice in all of its operations.
We ensure transparency exists at all levels throughout our organisation to ensure you receive an open and honest service. We value our credibility as a responsible training provider as evidenced by our various kite marks and accreditations.
We value our expert workforce and invest in them to ensure you obtain support of the highest quality.
Our staff are trained regularly in their tutor and assessment skills in addition to holding certification in safeguarding, drug/alcohol awareness, diversity and all staff are DBS checked to an enhanced level.
We want you to be assured that when selecting a training partner that they hold the necessary skills and abilities to ensure you obtain maximum value and return from your investment,
KTL holds accredited kite marks from Matrix Standard, Ofsted, Creative Skillset , ABC Awards Showcase Centre and the Derbyshire Network