Training Academy

Our purpose-built all-weather training ground is designed specifically to replicate site conditions therefore candidates will not only leave with the relevant qualifications they will also be prepared for the risks associated with working on a busy construction site

TOTAL'S Training academy overview

The Total training academy is becoming one of the UK’s largest and most experienced private provider of construction training. For over 20 years we have been helping young people turn their talent into a trade. 

Each year we recruit over 90 apprentices via training centers around the UK. This makes The Total training Academy one of the UK’s largest employers of construction apprentices. 

We have extensive links with schools and colleges, and we run training programmes on behalf of local authorities. We also provide a range of training and assessment services for many small companies and other employers. 

Our work enables young people to earn as they learn and become the next generation of bricklayers, carpenters, joiners, painters, decorators, plasterers, dry liners and general construction operatives, the list is endless 

Training Team – United by a common passion for training and development, our staff are specialist professionals across an extensive range of disciplines. 

We pride ourselves on the quality of our trainers who will work with each individual candidate in a bespoke way to suit their specific needs. 

From registration to course completion our fully qualified professionals ensure that only the highest levels of training are delivered. 

Committed to excellence

TOTAL empower the next generation of construction staff

Ultramodern classrooms 

Recently expanded due to increased requirements, Safety and Training boasts 5 training and testing classrooms with the ability to train over 40 candidates at any one time. 

Health and Safety Test Rooms  

Our touch screen test rooms carry out over 600 health and safety tests per year. 

Innovation Centre 

Overlooking the training ground, Safety and Training’s innovation center provides the perfect environment to host large numbers for training and conferences, with fully functional facilities to suit. The latest GPS machine control and positioning is available within our centre to provide candidates with training in a wide range of disciplines. In addition, we hold regular technology days for our major clients to provide them with information on new developments within the sector. 

Machinery Simulator  

Located in the innovation centre is our high specification plant simulator. This is the perfect starting point for any plant operator to learn the controls and functionality of each machine in the safety of a classroom. Our simulator also enables Safety and Training to: Pre-screen and assess new operators, provide training to alleviate machine downtime and damage from misuse, provide proximity awareness and safety training, fuel management, and provide added skills to increase production. We can also provide bespoke training on machine guidance, control systems and tilt rotators. 

We will shortly be currently accepting applications to join us. All recruitment will be published on our Facebook page. Please follow our Facebook page for updates.


As a valued member of the team you will have the ability to progress your career through personal development opportunities and have access to professional and technical training.


We aim to provide a working environment that makes people feel they are want to stay and give us their very best. Our staff turnover figures are lower than the industry norm.


Offering work experience placements is just one way of putting back into communities and over the years we have arranged numerous site-based and office-based opportunities.


There’s no one type of person we are looking for. We look for people who can bring new perspectives, skills and life experiences to our teams. We value challenge, curiosity and passion.


Total apprenticeships give solid foundations for a rewarding career in construction. You get paid while you learn, ‘hands on’ work experience, opportunities to gain industry-recognised qualifications


Get the experience you need so that you don’t have to go to university for the job you want. We all know about the soar in tuition fees. Now, more than ever is probably the best time for you to get involved in an internship. 


If you’re interested in joining the Total Group, search our latest vacancies for a role that suits your skills. As a rapidly growing company, new roles are being advertised on our social media channels, so if you 


We expect our employees to achieve the highest standards of professionalism in all they do and we undertake to treat them fairly and with the courtesy and respect they deserve. The policy of the Group is that all  


The Total Training Academy is one of the UK’s largest and most experienced private provider of construction training. For over 20 years we have been helping young people turn their talent into a trade.


Whether we’re constructing a landmark building, financing a new motorway or keeping a hospital clean, our business is all about improving lives. Our standards are high as well – as shown by our awards in everything 


We employ around 500 people and contractors, with well established businesses in the UK. We have four core capabilities: Support services, Integrated solutions, Construction services and Public Private Partnerships.


At Total our roots are in construction, although over the next 5 years we provide all the services needed to create and manage which play a vital part in national economies and local. We deliver important services 

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