National Day Nursery Association

Great news, we’re delighted to announce that Plato Training is now working in partnership with the National Day Nursery Association, NDNA, to run a series of Traineeship programmes in Greater Manchester, with Apprenticeship vacancies already awaiting for those who succeed!!    Traineeships start in June 2016 in Stockport.   Apply now by contacting the engagement team on 0161 429 7039 or fill out a contact us and we will get back to you.



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Apprenticeship Week

Supporting young people has always been a passion of Plato’s and we are pleased to continue to provide placements, training and qualifications to young people in the North West of England and North Wales.

So what do we do?   We give young people the best two things they are looking for – earning and learning.

They will work in a REAL job, with a REAL employer doing REAL work

The one thing you can be sure of is that Plato will take them on the journey and be with them each step of the way.

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New Address

Blackwood House

Due to expansion, Plato Training have moved their Wrexham office over to Blackwood Business Park.    This has given us more space and enable us to continue to grow and develop our services we offer.   We look forward to continuing to work with you from our new offices.

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Higher Level Skills

Plato Training are happy to be supporting higher level skills across the North West and North Wales.   Managers from all walks of life are enjoying training based on their job role and gaining qualifications.   With managers benefiting from on the job training, employers are benefiting from a higher skilled workforce.

In addition to the generic management programmes, Plato are also supporting managers and senior staff members working in health and social care.   With the  programme, we are helping senior staff understand professional management and leadership in health and social care settings.

With full funding, these qualifications are a cost effective way of increasing skills, retaining staff and having a more productive / motivated work force.

For more information, get in touch with our team.

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New Programme for Young People




Plato Training are offering a route into Apprenticeships.  Supporting young people, aged 16-23, Plato are delivering an exciting programme to help start careers in specialised sectors.  Plato Traineeships will also help learners gain the actual work experience and qualifications they need to continue onto an Apprenticeship.

For more information, contact our resourcing team on 0161 429 7039.

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Programmes for 16-18 year olds

Plato Training are supporting young people – aged 16-18.  We have a range of programmes supporting enthusiastic young people into care and child care opportunities.

The Plato offer

  • An expert to provide practical help and advice on career and training choices
  • Classroom support – preparing for work, knowledge and skills within childcare.
  • Valuable work experience within a nursery, gaining hands on experience.

For more information, contact our resourcing team on 0161 429 7039.


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Apprenticeship Workshops

Leaving school or college?

Interested in an apprenticeship?

Come along to one of our apprenticeship workshops…

At Plato Training we are holding apprenticeship workshops for anyone aged 16-23 who is interested in learning more about apprenticeships and receiving help and guidance with finding a suitable apprenticeship placement. You will be allocated your own advisor that will support you throughout. If you are interested in coming along to a workshop then please get in touch with us!

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Work Ready Programmes

Giving you the best two things you are looking for – training and recruitment support.   Plato now have a full programme of academies supporting individuals back into work into adult care and child care roles throughout the North West.  With courses starting every 6 weeks, they are supporting individuals back into work.  With a variety of employers backing their programmes, Plato has an excellent success rate and we enjoy hearing about our learners now starting on their new career paths.    So whether you are looking for a career in care, or an employer wanting to recruit passionate carers, we want to hear from you, get in touch!

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New Manchester Academy

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Plato has opened a new care academy in the heart of Salford.  Supporting individuals wanting to move into jobs within care, the academies will provide a work-ready programme of health and social care training and support with finding jobs in local area.  Our academies are supported by local and national care organisations. Recruiting now for our next courses, so please get in touch.

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Supporting the Skills of Managers

Supporting managers has always been a passion of Plato’s and we are pleased to announce our level 4 and 5 funding.  We are now able to support team leaders, first line managers and senior managers in all sectors. Our programmes are tailored around the individual and can look at building teams, building business plans, marketing, managing staff or premises and supporting quality audits.  For more information on the qualification and to find out more about the funding that is available to you, please contact the Business Development Team


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