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Skern Lodge has been an independent training provider in North Devon since 1976 offering excellence in its courses & services. As an approved Main Apprenticeship provider we offer both end to end apprenticeships in a number of standards as well as behavioural programmes to upskill existing employees, with the client's values fully embedded at every stage. We're here to provide life changing adventures and transformative training.

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INSPIRING PEOPLE
PEOPLE
INSPIRING LOCATIONS
LOCATIONS
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LEARNING

Agile blending of training and business

Operating nationally, our experienced team offer high quality apprenticeship training, bespoke to each employer, ensuring an apprentice attains the knowledge, skills & behaviours required to succeed & continue development within the workplace.  

In an ever-changing marketplace, we realise the importance of blending exceptional apprenticeship training within agile business needs. Our offers are built for the future of apprenticeships, in partnership with employers, through highly skilled & passionate delivery, excellent learner management systems & an ability to adapt & communicate seamlessly across platforms & devices.

Our Expert team

Richard Thomas

Executive Director

Alex Coyle

Head of Skern Training & Skills

Kate O'Callaghan

Head of Sales

Safeguarding and safety

With a truly unique apprenticeship

In line with industry, licensing and insurance requirements, every team member is fully qualified in the activities for which they are deployed, enhanced DBS checked, and are trained in safeguarding. All risk assessments are available via an online portal which is shared when required. Our locations hold numerous nationally recognised endorsements including, British Canoeing, Royal Yachting Association Adventure Mark and licences issued by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA).

Our locations hold numerous nationally recognised endorsements including

  • British Canoeing
  • Royal Yachting Association Adventure Mark
  • and licences issued by the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority (AALA).

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