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Hounslow Council Staff Learn to Plaster

26th Jul 2019

This is a cohort of Hounslow Council staff that have just recently started the Property Maintenance Course here with us. They have been learning the skills needed to apply plaster to a flat surface. They have been shown how to select the correct material, mix using a method and then how to apply the plaster mixture to a flat surface. They all now have the basic knowledge in this Plasterin...

Sharon Hunt's Head Shave Video

29th May 2019

Check out Sharon Hunt's, Innov8 Inclusion Manager, Fund Raising Headshave! 

You can find out more and support her journey at Justgiving.


CSCS Programmes to be held at Innov8 in June 2019

10th May 2019

A Feature of CSCS Programmes will be held at Innov8 during the first week of June

There are two Programme sets available:

Set 1 – For those that need to complete Level 1 Health & Safety (2 Weeks) Includes Test & Card

Criteria and eligibly:

Candidates must be 19+
Candidates can be from any borough

Post 16 Vacancies!

7th May 2019

Innov8 currently have vacancies in Construction and Hair Dressing for Post 16 Learners.

Innov8 have departments that specialise in Construction and Hair Dressing.

Are you, or someone you know interested in training for a rewarding career? Why not check out the courses here a...

Sharon Hunt's Sponsored Head Shave

26th Apr 2019

Sharon Hunt, Inclusion Manager at Innov8, is doing a Sponsored Head Shave on the 16th of May 2019, prior to her having open brain surgery on the 29th of May 2019. All money raised will go to The National Brain Appeal, Sharon has set up a Just Giving page with full details at https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/SharonHunt1968...

Paul Shaw, Innov8 Property Maintenance Apprentice working for Global Employer dnata

25th Apr 2019

Meet Paul Shaw, Innov8 Property Maintenance Apprentice working for Global Employer ‘dnata’ in Heathrow and Gatwick. We spent some time interviewing Paul to find out more about his story.

“I changed my career because I used to be a HGV Driver. I used to do Bus driving but you can’t get anywhere on the roads. When this contract was offered with dnata, I knew it was...

Looking for a Hair Cut?

2nd Apr 2019

This week a Level 2 Learner carried out a Hair Cut on a Client from the public. Level 2 Learners are now doing lots of Hair Colouring and foils on Clients and they have now started their Cutting Assessments.

We are always looking for Models for the Learners to carry out their Assessments. Our Level 2 Learners are finishing their Course in July and are staying on another year to do their...

Oakwood Yr11 doing Construction!

25th Mar 2019

Oakwood School, Year 11 Students are working towards a Lv2 in Construction with Innov8.

Students will learn the skills that will help maintain a property. These skills include door hanging, plastering, painting & decorating, small plumbing tasks, bricklaying, wallpapering. The year 11 learners have been working towards a bricklaying task this involved bei...

Meadow High School Post16 Learners working towards a Lv1 Qual Construction

19th Mar 2019

Meadow High School Post 16 Learners are working towards a Lv 1 Qualification in Construction with Innov8. The learners will learn the skills that will help them in later life to maintain their homes if needed.

These skills include door hanging, plastering, painting & decorating, small plumbing tasks, bricklaying and wal...

Oakwood Post 16 Property Maintenance qualification

12th Mar 2019

Oakwood Post 16 Learners are working towards a Property Maintenance Qualification with Innov8. The Learners will learn the skills that will help maintain a property in a professional environment.

These skills include door hanging, plastering, painting & decorating, small plumbing tasks, bricklaying and wallpapering. The learners have learnt the profession...

Automotive Skills & Special Needs

5th Mar 2019

A group of learners from a Special Needs Educational School come to Innov8 every week to learn about car maintenance as part of a Skills-For-Life course. They are a group of post 16 aged 16-18 years, they are working on Service items and Maintenance of vehicles.

So far, on the course, they have raise...

#NAW2019 with Innov8

3rd Mar 2019

This annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships will bring the whole apprenticeship community together to celebrate the impact of apprenticeships on individuals, employers and the economy.

Following the most successful National Apprenticeship Week ever that took place earlier this year, National Apprenticeship Week 2019 – which also coincides with National Careers Week - will...

Assessor - Trainer Required!

1st Mar 2019

We're looking for an Assessor / Trainer! Could it be you?

The successful candidate must have experience working as an assessor/trainer in further education or vocational training with good up to date knowledge of property maintenance and course delivery. Experience of working with Internal Quality Assurance would be preferred, however, training will be provided on quality standards if...

Meadow High School Learners build a bench for their Garden

26th Feb 2019

Meadow High School is a Special needs School. Learners come to Innov8 Training & Development to learn small areas of Construction.

The group we work with are a post-16 aged 16-18 years. The group wanted to build something that they could take back to their school an...

Insight to Hairdressing NVQ Level 1&2

10th Feb 2019

The Innov8 Hairdressing Salon is run as a fully established client-based salon. We teach NVQ level 1, 2 and 3. LV 1 is for 14-16 year olds and is mostly assisting. In Lv2, learners come out as junior stylists and Lv3, learners become qualified stylists.

Innov8 takes learners from schools all over the Borough. There is progre...

Welcome to the NEW Innov8 Training & Development Website

17th Aug 2018

Hello & Welcome to our brand new website!

Here, you'll find information about our Schools Programme, Apprenticeships, and ...