OUR MISSION STATEMENT: To work with unemployed people of all ages who want a career in the lift industry by providing bespoke training leading to full time permanent jobs, helping them get qualified & experienced, assisting them with self-employment and ultimately supporting them to start their own businesses.
Social Learning Centre - backed by Training Centre Direct and an assortment of lift engineering employers - provides training courses leading to jobs. We have over 60% of our intake going straight into full time permanent jobs in the lift industry.
Our vision is to provide 10,000 lift engineering jobs or apprenticeships in the UK. We will do this by influencing the right decision makers, sourcing funding from organisations who share our passion and developing fruitful partnerships with everyone.
We also support up to 700 lift employers and have over 150+ testimonials from clients and trainees who have passed out with us.
Sean 18, was previously studying at college for a city and guilds in electrical instillation, he had already completed an level 3 diploma in electrical engineering.
Jake 19, who had just finished an electrical installation course was desperately looking for a career in the lift industry attended a course provided by SLC.
Humphrey, 42, was a removal man that was previously out of work and completed our new lift engineer training course in July 2013.
Plaistow Electrical Wholesale (PEW) are the UK's best lift distributor and are fully supporting SLC's mission to create 10,000 lift apprenticeships.
Alex, 21, was previously digging up the roads before being made redundant and completed our new lift engineer training course in July 2013 - he is now studying with Bromley College.
50 College Engineering Apprentices receive FREE pre-apprenticeship lift training and lift employment options in the lift trade.
Darren, 45, was a not working at the start of our new lift engineer training course in July 2013, after being made redundant as a cabinet maker.
Thomas, 21, was a not in work and last worked as a lifeguard at the start of our new lift engineer training in July 2013.
Social Learning Centre (SLC) is a social enterprise and a not-for-profit organisation established to bridge the gap between education and employment in the lift industry.
Danny, 23, was a trainee bricklayer and completed our new lift engineer training in July 2013, he was originally not in work and registered as unemployed.
Luke, 18, was seeking a lift engineer apprenticeship when he met him in July 2013.
Michael, 21, worked as a barman and waiter before he came on our new lift engineer training course in July 2013, he was originally not in work and registered as unemployed.