Quality Standard Recognition for Group Horizon

Group Horizon are pleased to announce that they have retained their Matrix Standard Accreditation, the quality mark for organisations providing Impartial information, advice and guidance. Group Horizon was originally awarded the Matrix Standard accreditation in June 2014, and have again in 2017 been assessed as to how they provide quality information, advice and guidance (IAG) […]

Group Horizon Celebrate RoATP Success

Group Horizon are proud to have been accepted onto the new Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers. The Department for Education (DfE) and the Skills Finding Agency (SFA) published the new Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP) on the 14th March 2017. The aim of this new register is to ensure anyone taking an Apprenticeship is […]

Platinum Status Again for Group Horizon

Group Horizon are delighted to confirm that they have maintained the award of ‘Platinum Provider’ status by the Energy Efficiency Independent Assessment Service (EEIAS)- the highest level of accreditation available. This is the second time Group Horizon have been awarded this status and offers independent verification of the quality training consistently provided. Group Horizon have […]

Smart Meter Open Day Wednesday 27th April

Group Horizon is a national training provider specialising in the low carbon sector. We are working in partnership with a leading utilities employer to recruit and train a new generation of Dual Fuel Smart Meter Installers with a number of vacancies to fill nationally. This programme is specifically designed to support the demand for new […]

PLATINUM STATUS FOR GROUP HORIZON

Group Horizon are thrilled to announce they have been awarded Platinum Approved Provider Status from the Energy and Efficiency Independent Assessment Service (EEIAS). The EEIAS has been established in response to Government reforms which place employers at the heart of workforce development. Their aim is to ensure that assessments and qualifications are delivered to the […]

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund Release More Funds

FURTHER £70 MILLION RELEASED AS PART OF GREEN DEAL HOME IMPROVEMENT FUND (GDHIF) THIS third release of funds will be used to support more homes in improving their energy efficiency and allow residents to make considerable energy savings. The money will be available from Monday 16th March 2015 to homes in England and Wales wishing […]

Group Horizon receive further £120,000 investment to support expansion plans

Group Horizon receive further £120,000 investment to support expansion plans Group Horizon are excited to announce they have secured a third investment of £120,000 from the Finance for Business North East Growth Fund. As the only organisation to receive a third investment, the training company will be using the funds to support their national expansion […]

Group Horizon lead the way in Smart Meter Installation

Continued success for Group Horizon as they lead the way in Smart Meter Installation nationwide Through their network of delivery centres Group Horizon are delivering a suite of accredited programmes to meet the demands of this growing industry. Smart Meters are the next generation of gas and electricity meters. They are designed to show energy […]

Smart Meter Training with Group Horizon

Group Horizon are proud to be leading the way in training and upskilling of individuals to support the Smart Meter revolution Why choose a career in Smart Meter Installation? The UK Government has committed to reduce carbon emissions by 80% by 2050 and has set a target for around 50 million homes and small businesses […]

Government recognises IET standard for electric vehicle charging

Demand for electric vehicles (EV) is expected to increase rapidly following the announcement of a Government £37 million subsidy for charging points. Now, engineers installing the EV charging equipment can have their skills and knowledge formally recognised as part of a new package of measures to enable safe installation across domestic, public, commercial and industrial […]

Green Deal Careers

Let Group Horizon support you with that next step…. Are you looking to take advantage of one of the many careers and business opportunities created by the Green Deal? Whatever your background Group Horizon can help you onto the right path. Contact us today to find out more

Group Horizon support a record 70 individuals into work in March 2013

Through our employability programmes across the country Group Horizon are very excited to be able to report 70 job out comes from the last month alone. Our employability programmes are designed with the employer needs and job market in mind, training individuals to be job ready. Our programmes ensure those trained leave us with not […]

Advanced Learning Loans

In order to support the growth of the UK Skills Sector the government have introduced  Advanced Learning Loans to support individuals in their career development and create a more highly skilled workforce. The loans have been set up to make access to further education more afordable by allowing individuals to use the same financing system […]

Innovative Birmingham Partnership to Secure Employment Success

Eleven Birmingham residents are the first to benefit from an innovative new scheme aimed at addressing the skills gap created by the growth of the Energy Efficiency market. Aimed at those currently unemployed and looking for work, this programme is a result of a partnership between a group of employers, training providers and local support services […]

Group Horizon in New National Partnership with Rockwool

AN EXCITING NEW PARTNERSHIP between Group Horizon Ltd and ROCKWOOL Refurbishment and Regeneration has been established to provide the Construction sector with a tailored training solution for the energy efficiency market. Sustainable insulation experts ROCKWOOL have partnered with Group Horizon to provide a unique new learning approach for low carbon technologies, building treatments and renewable […]

New Local Authority Partnership to Support Young People Into Employment

Group Horizon and partners Middlesbrough Council are pleased to be offering local residents aged 16-18 the opportunity to gain skills and experience to improve their chances of gaining sustainable employment. Route-way to Construction and Renewable Skills is a six week course which sees individuals not only gain industry recognised qualifications such as City & Guilds 6218 […]

Group Horizon Part of Successful Warm Up North Bid

A NEW £200M SCHEME to improve the energy efficiency of up to 50,000 homes has been launched in the North East of England. Warm Up North is an energy efficiency improvement scheme backed by North East local authorities and delivered by British Gas. Home improvements such as better insulation, new boilers, improved windows or doors […]

Record Breaking Year of Job Successes for Group Horizon

AS the academic year draws to a close Group Horizon are incredibly proud to announce 730 past learners have secured jobs after completing of one of our courses. Individuals who have trained at one of our national centres are incredible success stories at a time when unemployment is high and jobs are scarce. All Group […]

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls talks to Group Horizon team in Stevenage

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls MP today (28th February 2013) visited Stevenage Skills Centre and took the time to speak with the Group Horizon team to find out more about our courses. Green Deal and Electric Vehicles were two of the subject areas discussed as Ed took a tour of the Skills Centre. Group Horizon are […]