14-16 years old

16-18 years old


Higher Education




West Thames College is one of London’s leading providers of professional education.

We offer expert Apprenticeship and work-based training courses to develop staff across all levels of the organisation in order to improve your productivity.

We offer employers:

  • Free consultation about your training needs and the apprenticeship levy
  • Free design and creation of bespoke training programmes for existing staff
  • Free recruitment service
  • Training delivered by experienced tutors, who provide dedicated support for learners.

Courses for Business

These short courses will develop your skillset and specialist knowledge as well as providing excellent opportunities to network with other businesses. 

We have scheduled courses in:

  • IT Skills
  • Health & Safety and First Aid
  • High Impact Management Courses
  • People Management Courses

See leaflet for full range of courses.  For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Customised Training

West Thames College offer a free training needs analysis service and can create bespoke course programmes to meet the needs of your organisation, covering areas such as:

  • Management skills
  • Customer service
  • Finance
  • IT skills
  • Food safety
  • Health & safety
  • First aid

Our customised training solutions are delivered by expert consultant trainers at discounted rates. Training sessions can take place at your premises, at a location of your choice, or in our Spring Grove House training suite.

Contact a business adviser to discuss your learning and development needs.

Trade Union Courses

West Thames College offers a range of FREE trade union training courses for elected or appointed Union reps. Our Trade Union courses aim to arm reps with the knowledge to help them represent, organise and to negotiate to improve conditions in the workplace.

Click here for information about the trade union courses currently being offered.

Looking for Work?

West Thames College delivers free, pre-employment courses for Hounslow residents, who are receiving benefits.

Course Duration
Preparation for work 2 weeks
Digital skills for beginners 3 weeks
Customer service skills 2 weeks
Basic IT skills 1 week
Bookkeeping Level 1 1 week

 Ask your career coach for details.


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