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A few key facts of KTL’s performance over the last 12 months to assure you we have the expertise to meet your needs.

Learners Trained
Companies Supported
Percentage Success Rate
Years Experience

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Art & Craft Workshop success

Our learners have benefited greatly from our monthly art & craft workshops delivered local artist and craft person Debbie Rice (The Piggery Studio Bespoke original art designs and gifts) https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/ThePiggeryStudio If you would like further information on the courses we have available for young people aged 16-24 please click here https://tinyurl.com/y3znjjx7  

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Mental Health First Aid

Tracy Martin and James Sutherland have both recently attended a Mental Health First Aid course held in Derby by St John Ambulance Service. They both found the course informative and are proud to demonstrate our commitment to supporting our learners with Mental Health needs.

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The Wall of Fame

Our Level 2 Fashion and Textiles students have certainly been coming up with the goods over the last few weeks! We are very proud to showcase our sewing studio “Wall of Fame”.  It is currently adorned with some stunning bags, amazing shirts and even a Japanese Kimono, which translated means “garment to wear”. The quality of the […]

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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