Believe it can be done

Who are we?

Kettering Training Services (KTS) are an independent service unit within Kettering Borough Council, and are the only local authority training provider in Northamptonshire.
Through our Study Programme and Apprenticeships, we are committed to supporting the development of local businesses and young people in the community by providing high quality training, support and guidance.

Who are we?

What do we offer?

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

Our apprenticeships combine on and off-the–job training, specific to business needs. We develop long-term relationships with the businesses we work with to help develop a sustainable and skilled workforce.
We specialise in Business Administration, Customer Service, Health & Social Care and Team Leading and have carefully selected partner organisations to support the delivery of Print and Printed packaging, and Fashion & Textiles.
Study Programme

Study Programme

The Study Programme is an alternative to college or sixth form designed to give anyone aged 16-18 the opportunity to develop the skills required for an Apprenticeships, employment or further study, regardless of previous qualifications.




What makes us different?

We believe in supporting individuals’ development to helped learners on their journey to full time employment or Further Education, whilst helping local employers develop a sustainable and skilled workforce.

We do this by:

Recruiting the very best people who are passionate about what they do and believe in our purpose.
Recruiting the very best people who are passionate about what they do and believe in our purpose.
Inspiring our learners to unlock their full potential to go further than they considered possible
Inspiring our learners to unlock their full potential to go further than they considered possible
Taking the time to understand your business, what you value and finding the right person for you
Taking the time to understand your business, what you value and finding the right person for you
Offering an honest, responsive and flexible service to our customers.
Offering an honest, responsive and flexible service to our customers.

Developing Relationships

With over 30 years of experience our extensive network of contacts, partnerships and collaborations ensure we can go beyond what is expected of a private training provider. We endeavour to provide impartial information advice and guidance to learners and employers.

Why KTS are the provider of choice?

We are the only Local Authority training provider in Northamptonshire

Accredited support from a wide network

Inspiring, professional & supportive staff

Training reflects up-to-date industry and sector practices

We understand employer’s training needs

Good pastoral care

Convenient location in the centre of Kettering

Good retention rates

Individual learning plans