Welcome to The Workforce Development Trust Group

A group of sector specialists with over 50 years experience supporting workforce development, incorporating Skills for Health, Skills for Justice, SFJ Awards and People 1st International.

We are the parent company to a collective of like-minded organisations operating collaboratively to develop the skills of individuals and teams across a broad range of sectors, both in the UK and internationally.

We do this as a group through our brands, who work in different sectors to support workforce development, skills, and learning strategies for governments, employers, training providers, public sector bodies, and private companies.

Get to know our brands

As a group of sector-specific bodies, we operate as one in the delivery of our corporate values and strategies, and are the only not-for-profit organisation of our kind operating across a range of vital sectors to support workforce development both in the UK and overseas. Our four brands hold the same core values and charitable aims throughout all our work, and how we function as a wider group.

Learn more about our group values

The Workforce Development Trust group is made up of talented, sector specialists and corporate services that, together, improve the lives of thousands of individuals by supporting employers to improve skills and enhance jobs across a range of industries.

We’re continually seeking like-minded, passionate people to join us, working across our four brands, in health, justice, hospitality, retail, travel, and aviation, or in one of our corporate teams.

Read more of our values at the Workforce Development Trust


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  • LMS Administrator

    As part of the Service and Support department the post holder will be responsible for day to day support of the WDT Digital Learning Solutions.

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  • Senior Consultant Health

    The post holder will be accountable for the effective and efficient management and delivery of an allocated portfolio.

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  • Workforce Development Manager

    The post holder will be accountable to the Head of NOS, Qualifications and Apprenticeships.

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  • Recruitment and HR Advisor

    The post holder will provide an administrative and business partnering service to all aspects of the HR function.

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Bristol man donates collection of workplace mementos in tribute to late colleague and childhood friend

Bristol-man Simon Whiteway, 55, has donated a cherished collection of mementos belonging to his late friend David ‘Yan’ Saunders to be put on display....

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Bristol Light Festival – Vertigo shot tower

Since 2020, The Workforce Development Trust has been the proud owner-occupier of the iconic grade II listed lead shot tower ‘Vertigo’ on Cheese Lane. ...

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