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PPL Training - Renewables, Green Deal, Electrical, Mechanical and Legionella Training Courses

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Welcome to PPL Training 

We offer Renewable Energy, Green Deal, Energy Assessing,  Electrical Installations,  M&E Services, Legionella and Health and Safety courses in our modern well-equipped workshops and training classrooms. We also offer specialist training courses for Authorised and Competent Persons in Mechanical, Electrical and Aeronautical Ground Lighting disciplines.  Our training courses range from new entrant skills training to the up-skilling of existing qualifications and are accreditated by UKAS awarding bodies such as City & Guilds, Bpec and NICEIC. We also run our own in-house PPL Training awareness courses.


Our Training Courses

PPL Training are an approved training centre with City and Guilds, Bpec, and NICEIC Certification.  We are also members of the Solar Trade Association and the Renewable Energy Association.
Our courses include:-

Sustainability & Renewable Energy Training Courses Click here for PDF Brochure 
Green Deal Training Courses Click here for PDF Brochure  
PAS 2030 Green Deal Quality Management Training Courses Click here for PDF Brochure 
Mechanical & Electrical Services Training Courses Click here for PDF Brochure 
Legionella (Water Hygiene) Training Courses Click here for PDF Brochure    

What we have to offer...

At PPL Training, our  training facilities are second to none, with specialised centres for electrical,  renewable energy and M&E Services training courses; where classroom based learning and practical assessments on specialist equipment are required. 

We believe in offering our clients the very best possible training and assessment in a relaxed and professional environment at locations that are easily accessible via various transport links. For a full list of the training locations we use please click here.  Please feel to browse the rest of our site for our range of training courses.  We have an online shop and you can also request a brochure or ask for a  telephone call back so we can discuss your training requirements in more detail.



Who can help?

There are many different grants available for extending your present skill set or starting a new career.  This will depend on your circumstances and employment background. These can be provided through Skills Funding Agency, local and central Government and DWP (Department of Work and Pensions).

Business Link Grants
The UK Governments Business Link organisation provides a regional support to business in all apects including grants and training assistance. More details can be found at Business Link grants

Local Government Grants
Many local councils have 'ways to work' programmes, which operate to assist people with addtional training or get them back into paid employment.  We would advise you to contact your local council to see if there is any assistance available with this.

JobCentres
There is special funding available through the DWP (Department of Work and Pensions) for people who are unemployed or face redundancy. Your local JobCentre will be able to contact the DWP Rapid Response Team to gain funding through this method.

For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, visit www.direct.gov.uk/adultlearning or contact Next Step on 0800 100 900.

For Funding Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) please see our Funding FAQs page

Service Leavers...

PPL Training Limited welcome people from all backgrounds to train at our centres and are delighted to be registered with various schemes assisting service leavers with their resettlement process.

Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC)


PPL Training are a registered training provider with the Enhanced Learning Credit Administration Service (often referred to as ELC or ELCAS).  The aim of the ELC is to promote "lifelong learning" amongst service personnel, providing the opportunity to claim up to £6000 towards retraining, either for a potential role within the armed forces, or for a future career upon leaving the services.  The ELC scheme contributes up to 80% towards courses and funding is only available for training towards higher level learning/nationally recognised qualifications at level 3 or above.

PPL Training's provider reference number with ELC is 2662.



Professional & Career Development Loans

Professional and Career Development Loans are bank loans that can be used to help pay for work related learning.  You can borrow between £300 and £10,000 to help support the cost of up to two years of learning (or three years if it includes one year’s relevant unpaid practical work).  The Young People’s Learning Agency (YPLA) will pay the interest on the loan while you are learning and for one month afterwards.  The loan can be used to pay course fees or other costs such as travel and living expenses.  You can also use the loan to supplement other forms of support such as grants or bursaries.  Because the Professional and Career Development Loan is a commercial loan product, they should only be considered as an option once all other student funding options have been investigated.  For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit www.direct.gov.uk/adultlearning or contact Careers Advice on 0800 100 900.

Our learning provider registration number is: 12292.

We also work with other RHI Support information sites such as RHI Training Support Scheme Information website. 

Where can you find us?

Originally based solely in York, PPL Training now has a network of training facilities across the UK.  Having recently expanded as a business, PPL Training moved into a new Headquarters on the outskirts of York in June 2012. 

The new training centre has been equipped with the latest equipment and is very well designed to cater for new entrant training courses as well as the upskilling of existing tradesmen.  The brand new training centre has 7 modern classrooms for theory based learning which includes wireless internet, smart whiteboarding and state of the art presentation materials. The facility also has a wide range of open workshops and practical assessment bays and for electrical assessments including Low Voltage, High Voltage and Aeronautical Ground Lighting.  

We also have training centre facilities at the following locations:- York, Birmingham, Lincoln, Manchester, Norwich, London (Dagenham), Aylesford (Kent), Fleet, Reading, Peterborough, Exeter, Wigan, Newcastle, Worcester, Dumfries, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

For a list of all our site addresses please see the PPL Training 
locations page.