Reach your full potential

We work with both employed and unemployed learners to give them the knowledge and skills to improve their lives and employment opportunities.

About Us

SNE was founded in 2009 on the premise of supporting unemployed and lower paid workers to better their employment prospects, 10 years on and we still driven by the same principles.

SNE are a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation and that has successfully grown from a single site delivery in Northumberland, to having a presence across the North of England in 5 locations and numerous employers’ premises.

SNE offer a range of pre-employment and work-based training courses across several sectors.

Working with employers and learners alike to provide required, quality, bespoke training that is both relevant and current.

SNE source funding to ensure that the training is supported with little or no cost to either employers or learners.

Head Office

Skills House, 6 Apex Business Village, Northumberland,
NE23 7BF

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Newcastle

16 High Street,
Carliol Square,
Newcastle Upon Tyne,
NE1 6UF

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Hartlepool

Belle Vue Centre,
Kendal Road,
Hartlepool,
TS25 1QU

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Lichfield

30 Sandford Street, Lichfield,
Staffordshire,
WS13 6QA

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Doncaster

16 High Street,
Doncaster,
Hatfield,
DN7 6RY

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Meet the team

All staff are handpicked by Michael Winship and Donna Allison, SNE’s Quality Director. Michael has a very clear vision of the personality traits that SNE are looking for to make a difference to peoples’ lives.

Michael Winship

Michael Winship

Managing Director

Donna Allison

Donna Allison

Quality Director

Clare Learwood

Clare Learwood

Operations Director

Sarah Thompson

Sarah Thompson

Enrolment & Compliance Manager

Courtney Austin

Courtney Austin

Quality Officer

Sean Kennedy

Sean Kennedy

Business Development Manager

Marcia Green

Marcia Green

Business Development Manager

Kim Allison

Kim Allison

Business Development Support

Lyndsey Jordan

Lyndsey Jordan

Centre Manager/Tutor

Elaine Taylor

Elaine Taylor

Tutor

Doug Hunter

Doug Hunter

Fitness Tutor/Assessor/IQA

Michelle Brookes

Michelle Brookes

Center Manager/Loans Tutor

Jade Gellen

Jade Gellen

Loans Tutor

Gemma Chattin

Gemma Chattin

Loans Tutor

Michelle Carter

Michelle Carter

Loans Tutor

Tracey Parkins

Tracey Parkins

Tutor

Shirley Peart

Shirley Peart

Tutor

Our Accreditations

At SNE we are dedicated to strengthening relationships and partnerships with organisations of all sizes throughout England.

We are keen to utilise the great knowledge of all of our partners and to nurture the relationships with all of the businesses we work with on an ongoing basis.

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Our Mission

Our mission identifies our goal in powering people’s future.

To work with both employed and unemployed learners to give them the knowledge and skills to improve their lives and employment opportunities so they are able to reach their full potential.

Our values

Our values are what help us to continue to provide an
outstanding service to everyone we work with.

Here to help

We exist to help our customers succeed and aim to deliver an excellent experience. We act with empathy and understanding. We take ownership of our customers’ needs and demonstrate our commitment by acting quickly.

Connect

We keep our finger on the pulse, staying close to our customers and up to speed with what’s happening in the changing world of work. We utilise our networks and connections to support our customers and each other.

Empowerment

We encourage people and give them the skills, tools and passion to be at their very best we are making a positive difference to people’s lives.

Respect

We do the right thing. We have a strong moral code and intuitively know and understand what doing the right thing means and that starts with respect for each other, our clients and the different sectors and cultures we work in across the UK.

Our Services

At SNE we offer three core routes to progressing your career.

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Learner Loan Courses

Why not fund the cost of a training programme through a UK Government 19+ Advanced Learner Loan?

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Short courses

Show your employer that you are an expert in your field, and give your customers the best service possible.

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Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a great way to train and develop your career skills with cutting edge, specialised training.

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