Free Training for Job Seekers

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Free training is offered at the Matford Centre, Marsh Barton, Exeter which includes two nationally recognised qualifications ideal for your CV.

In addition, you may select one of the following:

  • fork truck training (Counterbalance)
  • construction health and safety CSCS card
  • driver CPC card  (35 hours)
  • food hygiene and £50.00 voucher for clothes, boots, PPE, tools etc
  • £300 off an LGV/HGV lorry training course

So what’s involved?

Returning to work after a period of unemployment can be daunting and some of your skills may be in need of a boost.

During WorkSkills, you will have plenty of opportunity to demonstrate, assess and improve your current levels of competence and confidence in:

  • Working in a team
  • Self management
  • Effective and positive communication and interaction
  • Planning and achieving goals

We have made this fun by including our own TV versions of Scrapheap Challenge, Red or Black, Mastermind, Dragons Den and more. Our feedback from clients is great. Not only is this course enjoyed but you gain relevant qualifications and it provides you with that confidence of get the right job for you.

Am I eligible?

You need to be on Job Seekers  Allowance (JSA) or ESA, work related activity group)


‘I found your details on line and was encouraged by the response to my call. I got an interview for a job you helpfully provided me with. I passed my Forklift licence with you and I am now working. Thank you all.’ – Alex Whattam of Exeter

‘Excellent all round.  No need to improve a thing.  Very enjoyable!’ – Dave Taylor

“Very inspiring.  Made me realise how skilled I really was.  Fantastic course.  Excellent tutor.  I would recommend this course very highly” – Paul Reddin

“Great tutors, fun, entertaining, professional, fair” – Gary Gallimore

Brilliant, if I could do the course again I would” – Jamie Hooper

This course is conducted by highly experienced, professional, dedicated and down to earth trainers. We focus on key topics that will improve your employment prospects and we make it fun.

For more information contact us and book an appointment to meet us and discuss the course and additional training that interests you. Alternatively call into your Job Centre and discuss the options.

Worried about travel expenses to our centre in Exeter?  Speak to your Job Centre and they usually pay the travel costs for you.


Contact Sonia, Sally or Brad at Trans Plant Mastertrain on 01392  42 62 42 to arrange for an informal interview to make sure this course suits you.