Local Authority – Premier Partnership

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Local Authority

Premier Partnership have a proud and long standing history of supporting local authorities with their learning and development needs stretching back over 25 years. Each council we work with have their own dedicated account team who source, administer and manage the full spectrum of training to all directorates.

Whatever requirement you may have, no matter how specialist, bespoke or large, Premier Partnership will be your one stop shop for everything L&D.

Who we Support

We understand that every client works differently and will want to be supported in a way that suits them. Premier work with County, District, Borough and City councils in England, Scotland and Wales who all have their own specific requirements and preferred ways of working. Whereas the majority of Premier’s work is as a managed training service provider, some prefer to partner with us on a specific type of training (Health and Safety / Core Skills) whereas others require Premier to provide qualifications and coaching.

From your first engagement with Premier, you will be assigned your own Client Relationship Director who works across the breadth of local authorities and is vastly experienced in understanding the needs of local authorities. The CRD will act as the lead to ensure you get the most out of our service.

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What we have to offer

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Health, Safety & Wellbeing

Building and developing an effective Health & Safety culture is good for business and our work ensures you embed safe and healthy working as second nature – helping build workforce confidence and wellbeing, mitigate risk and contribute to bottom line performance.

We deliver accredited courses including NEBOSH National General Certificate; IOSH Leading, Managing, Supervising Working Safely courses; and a raft of accredited and bespoke First Aid courses.

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Core Skills

We are experts in delivering outstanding core skill development covering personal effectiveness, communication, business skills and key team working skills. Innovative delivery is provided through digital, virtual, face-to-face, and blended training programmes. 

Our trainers provide experiential learning that both challenges and supports the learner to quickly develop new skills and understand their own strengths.

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Leadership Management

Premier Partnership are a strategic partner with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and are a fully approved centre for the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) and City and Guilds (C&G). We design and deliver a wide range of accredited qualifications across all levels. Creative delivery is provided through digital, face to face and blended programmes.

Our highly skilled and qualified trainers, assessors and dedicated helpdesk team support our learners throughout their qualification journey.

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Information Technology

Premier Partnership is a trusted training provider offering a comprehensive range of accredited Information Technology (IT) courses. Our courses cover fundamental principles to advanced concepts, keeping learners updated with the evolving IT industry. With innovative training solutions utilizing digital, face-to-face, and blended learning approaches, our highly skilled trainers provide comprehensive guidance and support to ensure learners gain practical skills alongside theoretical knowledge. As a fully approved center for leading organizations such as the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), Premier Partnership delivers high-quality and accredited IT courses. Choose Premier Partnership for your IT training needs and embark on a rewarding learning journey to acquire in-demand IT skills, navigate the digital landscape, and unlock new career opportunities.

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Personal Effectiveness

Premier Partnership excels in delivering personal effectiveness courses that empower individuals to maximize their potential. Our comprehensive range of accredited courses focuses on enhancing key skills for personal growth and success. Through innovative and dynamic training approaches, including digital, face-to-face, and blended programs, we equip learners with the tools and strategies needed to excel in various aspects of personal effectiveness.

Our highly skilled trainers are dedicated to creating a supportive and challenging learning environment. They provide experiential learning opportunities that help individuals quickly develop new skills and understand their own strengths. With a focus on personal effectiveness, our courses cover essential areas such as communication, time management, problem-solving, decision-making, and resilience.

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Business Commercial

Premier Partnership delivers comprehensive business commercial courses designed to drive success in today's competitive landscape. Our accredited programs cover strategic planning, marketing, sales, finance, project management, and leadership, providing practical insights for individuals to excel in their respective industries. With innovative delivery methods and a team of experienced trainers, our tailored courses empower learners to make informed decisions, contribute to organizational success, and seize new opportunities. Gain a competitive edge in the marketplace, expand your professional network, and achieve your business goals by choosing Premier Partnership for your business commercial training needs.

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Social Care

Premier Partnership specializes in delivering comprehensive social care courses that enhance the skills and knowledge of professionals in the field. Our accredited programs cover a wide range of areas within social care, including person-centered care, safeguarding, mental health, dementia care, and effective communication. Through a combination of innovative training approaches, including digital, face-to-face, and blended learning, we provide practical and relevant education that empowers individuals to make a positive impact in the lives of vulnerable individuals.
Our highly skilled trainers bring extensive experience in social care, ensuring that learners receive up-to-date insights and best practices. Our courses are designed to equip learners with the necessary competencies to provide compassionate and high-quality care. We focus on fostering empathy, promoting dignity, and enhancing communication skills, all of which are essential for delivering person-centered care.

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Premier Partnership offers a diverse range of 'other' courses that cover a wide spectrum of topics outside the specific domains mentioned. These courses are designed to meet the unique training needs of individuals and organizations across various industries. With a focus on delivering high-quality education, our accredited other courses provide valuable knowledge and skills that can be applied in different professional contexts.
Our other courses encompass areas such as professional development, workplace diversity and inclusion, project management, customer service, problem-solving, and many more. By utilizing innovative delivery methods, including digital, face-to-face, and blended learning, we ensure that learners have access to flexible and engaging training solutions that cater to their specific requirements.

Case Studies

DVLA Driven by Learning & Development Qualifications
DVLA Driven by Learning & Development Qualifications

DVLA leadership team recognised the need to expand the team's skills to prepare for a return to face-to-face training. They also wanted to ensure that the team members had a qualification that supported their teaching and learning efforts.

Jon Knight
Marketing Coordinator
Jul 05, 2023
Adult & Child Safeguarding Courses
Adult & Child Safeguarding Courses

Premier Partnership were approached to develop and deliver a course on adult and child safeguarding for healthcare professionals.

Jon Knight
Marketing Coordinator
May 03, 2023
Metropolitan Police tailored training programme
Metropolitan Police tailored training programme

The Metropolitan Police previously delivered their NEBOSH training internally on a face-to-face basis, challenges were identified for future delivery due to changes in personnel and the ability to pull delegates to a central location from across London. 

Jon Knight
Marketing Coordinator
Jan 27, 2023

Past Events and Resources

Challenges & Solutions: Recruitment & Retention

Kyle Hughes

Client Relationship Director

Watch time 52 minutes

Tue, May 18, 2021

Challenges & Solutions: Women in Leadership

Saj Zafar

Professional Development Coach

Watch time 57 minutes

Thurs, Dec 17, 2020