Meet our Training Associates

The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership has been instrumental in ensuring the Centre will provide relevant and locally accessible provision due to shortages in the Black Country, helping to drive the region's economic prosperity.

The Centre's development will be led by the University of Wolverhampton, in collaboration with a number of recognised training associates .

If you are interested in working with ECMS please email or call 01902 322500. We also provide your business with marketing support, marketing the training to our members and their networks.

We are the First Aid training provider of choice for hundreds of people, companies, colleges, universities, local authorities, and other organisations throughout the UK

Our courses are delivered all over the country and conducted by highly experienced First Aid Instructors many of whom have a background in the Emergency and Armed Services. This enables us to offer the best quality training courses at an affordable cost.

We offer training at your place of work or at an appropriate venue of your choice. Ultimate Care (Midlands) Ltd is a member of Qualifications Network UK.

Depending upon the course you choose you will achieve either an Ofqual accredited certificate or attendance certificate. Bespoke courses are available upon request. Train with us so you will be able to offer the Ultimate Care.

The Imagine team is a tight knit group of dedicated Microsoft Office, Management, Customer Service and Digital skills experts who bring together a Training Service that is second to none.

We also work with a range of hugely talented expert Solution Providers who can help solve your business problems and cut down the time it takes to carry out everyday actions.

Trusted by thousands of companies to deliver exceptional training courses we have a 98% Total Satisfaction score from our clients and are Microsoft Certified Master Instructors.

We are able to reach out across the UK and Globally to provide a range of experienced trainers who can bring their expertise to help you work faster and more efficiently. A top team of experts who know how to convey information in a way that ‘sticks’ our Imagine trainers have a pedigree second to none!

PLT Training is the one stop shop for all your company training needs. Here at PLT, we understand the real world and will not compromise on standards or practical training when it comes to giving your staff the best knowledge to help them do their job in an efficient and safe manner.

We offer courses in Forklift Trucks, First Aid, Health & Safety, all designed to encourage discussion and participation. Delegates taking away a better understanding of their role, so Health & Safety issues can be communicated in a straight forward manner, which in turn can only make your job easier! We work with companies and are flexible to your needs. As well as these courses PLT are accredited training provider for; NEBOSH, NPORS, ITSSAR, RTITB, Highfield, IOSH and Qualsafe.


Enable Technology delivers technical training in the Midlands, with over 20 years of experience, specialising in Reporting and Database training. Enable offers bespoke training, delivered by a Microsoft Certified Expert, your organisation could receive support in the following technology areas:

• The Microsoft BI Stack (Reporting, Analysis and Integration Services)SQL (Structured Query Language), Transact SQL, PL/SQL

• Microsoft Power BI

• Excel and  Excel VBA

• Microsoft Access

• Crystal Reports

• Developing Web and Mobile  Reporting Solutions


M&C delivers metallurgical educational training, consistent with the Engineering Council's UK-SPEC standards, to the manufacturing engineering sector for Metallurgists and Casting Engineers, nationwide.

Our Certificate of Metallurgy : Pathways, is a unique training programme that is delivered via blended learning and our virtual learning platform, which is available online 24/7 and is an academic-led course for employed part-time students.

To see our full range of courses please refer to our website:

FlatWorldWorks is a Leading Digital Services Agency specialising in Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, Software Development/Testing and Industrial Control Systems.

Over the last 2 decades they have delivered many digital transformation projects in both the UK and overseas including the public sector, Royal families, private companies and individuals.

With this experience they are fully equipped to help organisations transform and become more secure, agile and productive for the future.

For more information on the services they provide please check out their social media or drop them an email at

The Technology Supply Chain is the no-cost membership for manufacturing, engineering, tech and services companies in the West Midlands.

We connect our members with the grants, fully funded projects and support they need to move their business forward.

We help businesses to

  • Access Grants- There are numerous business grants available.
  • Find Funded Support- There are many fully funded (i.e. free) business support projects designed to help your business to be more efficient, more competitive and more profitable.
  • Achieve Their Goals- we map out the grants and funded support which is right for you.

Key Points

  • Membership is free and there is no commitment.
  • We do not take a commission from grants or fully funded support.
  • We are funded through universities, generous patrons and grants.

Next Steps

Book a discovery call with us and we’ll connect you with the right support:

Focus On The Process provides Lean Thinking coaching and consultancy for multiple areas and types of business.

We help to support organisations achieve significant productivity and cost improvements through adopting and exercising Lean principles. Using training and interactive workshops to develop the skills and knowledge of the workforce, where coaching sessions can be developed around the business or specific needs.

Our programme of events are designed to guide and support organisations achieve a state of operational excellence.

If you are looking to develop an environment for success and improved performance, please email for more information

The 3D Print Academy is passionate about Additive Manufacturing.  Whether you are already an existing user of Stratasys 3D Printing Systems or are simply interested in learning about the possibilities the 3D world has to offer, the 3D Print Academy provides everything you need to upskill yourself and increase your knowledge - from introductions for newcomers up to courses tailored to meet the needs of expert users and specific applications.  For more information visit –

CEDAR Education was founded by Death Education expert, Dr Judith Wester, an academic who has committed herself to transferring contemporary research on death, dying and bereavement into language everyone can understand.  Judith's vast experience includes working with hospitals and care teams and developing Death Studies programmes for higher education and industry. She also trained and worked as an HIV hot-line crisis counsellor. As a trustee and Vice Chair for a mental health charity, she became certified in suicide prevention in 2010. In 2012, she was a founding member of the steering committee of LGBT SAND (Safe Ageing—No Discrimination), which addresses the needs of vulnerable elderly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people at end of life. In 2020 CEDAR Education won the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.

Further information about CEDAR can be found at


ICME is the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers, the Institute for all individuals involved in the cast metals, foundry and patternmaking industry and associated supply chain.

Our members include foundry workers, design engineers, metallurgists, moulders, patternmakers, CAD technicians, methods engineers, researchers, students and suppliers to the industry.

The aim of the institute is to bring together people from all sectors and levels, to offer help and advice, networking opportunities, technical information and professional development opportunities, helping our Members make the most of their careers.

The Institute is a registered End Point Assessment Organisation: we aim to be recognised in the UK as the lead organisation for the End Point Assessment, EPA, of apprentices in the industry and for the professional development of individuals. Our EPA services to employers will be flexible, responsive and effective.

We want employers in the casting sector to recognise that the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers is their key partner for professional development through the work we and our members do to develop nationally recognised courses and qualifications.

ICME is a charity run by, and on behalf of, its Members.  

To find out more please contact