About us

We deliver Apprenticeship training from our Grimsby and Hull centres across the Humber, in a range of occupational sectors including Business Administration, Customer Service, Data and Digital, Hairdressing and Leadership & Management.

We deliver Traineeship programmes for young people who are not yet ready to undertake an Apprenticeship and have the facility to offer training through Advanced Learner Loans in the sectors outlined for Apprenticeships.

Our vision drives our passion and commitment to the sector: "To provide a dynamic approach to the delivery of high quality learner and employer centred learning and development"

The Avant Team

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Tammy Aldred

Head of Compliance and Contracts
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Steve Roe

Chief Executive
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Jane Patterson

Head of Curriculum and Quality
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Paul Robinson

Head of Business Development
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Abigail Keenan

Programme Tutor Assessor (Hairdressing)
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Dave Thompson

Programme Tutor Assessor (Leadership/Management/Customer Service)
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Dave Thompson

Programme Tutor Assessor (Traineeships)
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Stacey Rogers

Quality Administrator
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Isabel Newby

Digital Application and Administration Apprentice

​We are proactive, passionate and committed. We pride ourselves on our achievements and success with outstanding success rates of learner achievement, excellent employerand learner feedback, high impact training and development and recognition of our efforts by Ofsted, grading us GOOD in all three of our inspections.

Our Apprentices learn and develop the knowledge and skills required to become competent and valued employees, enabling them to progress in their career

Our Traineeship learners gain real work experience and develop the skills to become work-ready, enabling their progression to an Apprenticeship or employment

"There is a culture of respect throughtout, in which learners, trainees and apprentices work together well to explore current issues sensitiveley".

Ofsted 2016