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Cogent Skills Training

Cogent Skills Training (CST), part of the Cogent Skills Group, is a national training provider delivering apprenticeships and training solutions, which focuses upon the key roles and qualification requirements of the science-based industries.

CST is included within the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP) as a Main Provider. The RoATP is designed to give employers, apprentices and parents, the assurance that the training provider they use has the capacity and capability to deliver good quality Apprenticeship training.

CST support the delivery of Apprenticeships, which are the best skills solution if you are looking to develop new and existing employees to sustain and grow your business. With a partnership-led approach, a flexible delivery system and unique industry experience, CST is the ideal partner to deliver organisational Apprenticeship objectives within the science based sector.

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With an expanding prospectus we currently offer the following Apprenticeship Standards and Qualifications:

Level 2 Science Manufacturing Process Operative (SMPO)

Level 3 Laboratory Technician Standard (Lab Tech)

Level 3 Science Manufacturing Technician Standard (SMT)

Level 3 Team Leader / Supervisor Standard (Team Leader)

Level 5 Operations / Departmental Manager Standard (Ops Man)


Cogent Skills Training Apprenticeships are centred on providing the practical training and knowledge required for an apprentice to become a productive and an effective member of a team quickly.

Training Plans are individualised to meet the needs of the learner and employer, and provide a journey map of how new skills will be developed over the length of the programme, and applied in the workplace. Our flexible delivery strikes a balance between workplace assessments, online learning and face-to-face training and development - all fitting around work and shift patterns.

If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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