The Scale Of The Problem

Workbase is a national specialist training organisation, dedicated to providing and promoting learning and training for employees, in order to achieve a competitive and highly skilled workforce . Workbase was established in 1980 to meet the unmet needs of workplace basic skills, literacy and numeracy. It has worked with more than 200 organisations across a broad client base in the private, public and voluntary sectors and with small and large employers.

Workbase pioneered workplace basic skills, developed methodologies to identify and meet the needs of employees and employers,. With over 20 years experience, Workbase is uniquely placed to help organisations develop their workforce in a professional and effective way.

Workbase has won both National and Regional Training Awards for literacy programmes for front-line staff. Understanding the needs of business has added to the Workbase expertise that has made workplace basic skills programmes highly beneficial to the companies. Workbase has been an Investor in People since 1994 and advises and consults with organisations so that they can achieve Investors in People. Meeting employers? business needs have been assisted by the support that Workbase receives from employer organisations such as the CBI, local government organisations, the TUC and individual trades unions such as GMB, T&G and MSF.