Only OLCI has 13 training centres around the UK – giving you the widest choice by far
All centres are owned and managed by OLCI
involve practical workshops or assessments at our training centres. You can select from a range of dates and times, including occasional weekends, to fit your workshops and assessments around your current commitments.
City & Guilds/EAL approved centres
Our centres are approved by the industry recognised awarding bodies so you’ll be working towards the qualifications you need.
At our centres you’ll be trained in small groups by professional OLCI tutors who combine significant industry experience with tutoring skills.
You can save time and money
You won’t have to travel far or spend nights away from home when you do your workshops or assessments.
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The largest of our sites in the UK, the Birmingham training centre is well served by the city's excellent transport links. There are also plenty of inexpensive car parks nearby.
176 Gooch Street, Birmingham B5 7HE
Situated in Kingswood, 5 miles north east of the city, our Bristol centre is a short drive from the M4/M32 and the A4 – making it convenient for access from South Gloucestershire, Bath & North East Somerset and South Wales. Parking is available on-site.
Units 7 & 20, Station Road Workshops, Station Road, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 4PJ
Our Cardiff centre is situated four miles north east of the city centre. A short drive from the M4 and A48, it is accessible from South Wales and South West England. Cardiff Airport is a short drive away and bus links to Cardiff take approximately 30 minutes.
Unit K7, Capital Point Phase 2, Capital Business Park, Parkway, Cardiff CF3 2PU
Our training centre in Holsworthy is approximately 30 minutes from Okehampton, 40 minutes from Barnstaple and within an hour from Exeter and Plymouth.
Oakwood, Dunsland Cross, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 7YT
Located just north-east of Basildon town centre, our Essex centre is easily accessible by road and rail from all over Essex and the East of London.
6 Nobel Square, Burnt Mills Industrial Estate, Basildon, Essex SS13 1LS
Our Leeds centre is perfectly situated for access from across Yorkshire, just a short distance from Leeds, York and Wakefield – with excellent road links to the A1(M) and a railway station just 1 mile away.
Unit 17 Seafox Court, Hurricane Way, Sherburn-in-Elmet, Yorkshire LS25 6PL
Midway between Edinburgh and Glasgow, our centre in Scotland also serves students in the north of England and Ireland. It has excellent rail and road links, and is well-located for Edinburgh Airport.
12 Grange Road, Houstoun Industrial Estate, Livingston EH54 5DE
Our London Central centre is close to Farringdon, Chancery Lane, St Pancras and Kings Cross stations, and shares all the local amenities of our John Street centre, which is just a short walk away.
16-17 Clerkenwell Close, London EC1R 0AN
Located in Central London with its excellent transport links, our London Central HQ centre is close to Chancery Lane, Holborn, Farringdon and Kings Cross stations, and convenient for London's many facilities.
Headquarters, 6 John Street, London WC1N 2ES
Close to the M62 motorway, and just a stone's throw from the heart of Manchester, our Manchester training centre is easy to get to for students in the surrounding area.
Units 4 & 22, Southgate Industrial Estate, Green Lane, Heywood OL10 1ND
Located on the Wirral, our Merseyside centre is conveniently situated for access from Liverpool, Chester and North Wales. There's parking outside the centre and a National Rail station less than a mile away.
Unit 8, Wrynose Road, Old Hall Industrial Estate, Bromborough, Wirral, Merseyside CH62 3QD
Our Newcastle centre is 6 miles from the city centre, just off the A19 dual carriageway. The nearest Metro station is Percy Main, just over half a mile away.
Unit 5 Saturn Court, Orion Business Park, North Tyneside NE29 7BY
Close to the M1 motorway and National Rail services, our Nottinghamshire centre is ideal for people from across the East Midlands, and is within easy reach of Mansfield, Nottingham and Sheffield.
Units 6 & 7 New Brook Business Park, Weighbridge Road, Shirebrook, Mansfield, Notts NG20 8GB