Bespoke Training for Business

Are you interested in improving the English, Maths and ICT skills of the workforce?

Axia offer a range of bespoke, fully funded training courses to cater for the wider needs of industry, our flexible, user-friendly short or long courses of Functional Skills qualifications in Maths, English and ICT give learners in the workplace a practical grounding in how to apply skills to everyday situations, with a strong focus on problem solving. Talk to Axia about which skill set you are trying to develop for your staff and we will work with you to achieve this with the best possible approach.

Please contact us if you have a specific training need.

Qualifications available to you

We deliver qualifications from Entry Level to Level 2. All qualifications are awarded by City and Guilds.

Functional skills in Maths Functional skills in EnglishFunctional skills in ICTESOL

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, individuals will undertake a brief initial assessment so we can recommend the right starting level for them.

How Functional Skills can help your workforce

Functional Skills provide your workforce with essential knowledge, skills and understanding that will enable your staff to operate confidently, effectively and independently in life and work. A Functional Skills or ESOL Qualification can assist your employees to:

Communicate clearly with colleaguesFeel more self-confidentImprove spelling and grammarWrite fluently and accuratelyRead and understand documentsCheck bills and invoices are accurateWrite emailsUse internet search enginesCreate spreadsheetsLearn to listen, read and write more effectively in a work atmosphereManage personal information such as monthly pay and holiday entitlementImprove spoken and written skills for those whose first language isn’t English


All the learning takes place in the workplace at a time to suit both you and employee.

Other bespoke courses include:

Distance Learning (fully funded) courses which are done in the employees' own time with correspondence via email with the tutor. These courses are below and for employees aged 19+. These do not need to match up with the employee job role:

Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business AdministrationLevel 2 Certificate in Principles of Team LeadingLevel 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service.Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Warehousing & Storage.Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills (ITQ)Level 2 Certificate in Lean Organisation Management Techniques.

We also offer:

Train the TrainerLean Managing (5s training)Manual Handling TrainingStandalone NVQ
Axia Apprenticeships