Looking for the right course for your new apprentice or existing staff? Contact the Textile Centre to discuss bespoke training and the possibility of subsidised training. We have an excellent reputation for delivering high quality training to companies throughout the area.

The Centre can currently offer training in:

For further information on any of these courses, including dates, see the Textile Centre's Course Planner below. Bespoke training can also be offered to suit individual requirements.

The Centre operates a Cancellation Policy for all training programmes.

Need Advice & Guidance?

We provide a range of training to assist you and your business in skills development. Part of this service includes free information, advice and guidance. Our Training & Learning Team are trained to provide advice relating to your particular needs.

Safeguarding & Every Learner Matters

The Textile Centre of Excellence is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all our learners. The Centre has a Safeguarding Handbook which outlines how we will do our best to make sure that everyone who is part of our learning community is safe whilst learning. All learners are provided with a card giving the names of, and contact details for, our safeguarding co-ordinators for help and support. The Textile Centre is committed to the Government's Every Learner Matters initiative, whereby professional training providers apply policies and improved learning practices to support vulnerable learners.

Equality & Diversity

The Textile Centre of Excellence seeks to promote equality of opportunity for all. We also recognise and celebrate diversity. Our policy outlines how we work towards the provision of a harassment and discrimination free environment and how we will deal with any complaints if they arise.


Want to find out more?

Contact Ann Davis on 01484 346500 or via email:

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