Want an Apprentice but can't eat a whole one... why not share?

CoTrain helps Contractors to meet training targets on short-term developments and schemes. Contractors can ‘host’ an apprenticeship placement for an agreed period of time (minimum of 26 weeks) providing the help you need only when you need it. Click here to find out more.

Click here to read about our apprentices and the Contractors hosting their apprenticeship training….

Our Partners

CoTrain is not-for-profit and works in partnership with CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) and DfE registered Flexi Job Apprenticeship Agency to provide the industry with Apprentices in the South East, in ground works, bricklaying, carpentry/joinery, interior fit-out, painting and decorating and also includes technicians in areas such as site management.

CoTrain is delivered through a partnership of local authorities, housing associations, leading contractors and suppliers.

How does the scheme help you?

CoTrain takes on some of the ‘risk’ element involved with employing someone short-term and manages all payroll and insurance for Apprentices.

  • 100% Flexibility with the following tiers of service:
  • Recruitment only
  • Induction Service
  • Apprentice Support
  • Full Apprenticeship
  • Utilise our network and experience to facilitate and manage the full apprenticeship.
  • No lengthy commitment
  • Free-of-charge candidate sourcing

Recent News

Join the #CreateApprenticeships Challenge to Turn Words into Action
05 February 2024
CoTrain launches a Challenge to shape the future of construction
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CoTrain supports National Apprenticeship Week 2024
02 January 2024
SECBE's CoTrain is proud to support National Apprenticeship Week 2024 to talk about our apprentices, their experience and their future, and celebrate the many benefits that apprenticeships bring to employers, individuals and the wider economy.
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Happy Holidays and a Wonderful New Year!
20 December 2023
Our office closes on 22 December 2023
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Our Blog

Dillon - Level 4 Site Supervisor Apprentice
08 September 2023
Dillon Hemington shared his exciting experience with Galliford Try and talked about his achievements and dreams.
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CoTrain Newsletter - Dec 2020
21 December 2020
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the CoTrain team
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CoTrain apprenticeship update
03 September 2020
We are looking to place apprentices - can you help?
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Future Events

Constructing Excellence Club Kent - January 2024 Event
17 January 2024
Kent
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Cambridge Oxford Corridor Constructing Excellence Club (COCCEC) - G4C Chocolate Tasting
18 January 2024
Cambridge
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London Constructing Excellence Club - January 2024 Networking Breakfast (The Happenstance)
24 January 2024
London
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