International Women’s Day 2022

It’s International Women’s Day, and at Project Skills Solutions, we recognise that there is often a gender imbalance in the industries we work in. Due to this, we work hard at creating a safe and supportive environment for all of our current and future colleagues. We do this by ensuring… Read More »

IOSH Managing Safely Practical Assessment

The IOSH Managing Safely course has two parts. A multiple-choice exam to prove your knowledge post-training and a risk assessment, also known as the practical assessment. This blog will talk you through the practical assessment so you feel confident when undertaking your IOSH Managing Safely. As a note, at the… Read More »

Project Skills Solutions: Reflection on 2021

The new year is a great time to look back upon the business’s growth and successes over the past year. Equally this evaluation allows us to plan for the coming year and to continue to provide solutions to the challenges our clients face in keeping their staff trained. With the… Read More »

We are committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2030

Project Skills Solutions are passionate about protecting the environment, which is why we are committed and working towards minimising our Carbon emissions with a net-zero target by 2030. We will achieve this by demonstrating high standards of environmental responsibility in all of our services and associated activities. Our strategy to… Read More »

IOSH Working Safely Mock Test

Get ready to take your IOSH Working Safely course with a mock test. This mock test is close to the paper you would see on the assessment. Similar to the real thing, by taking this, you will familiarise yourself with a rough idea of the level and structure of questions… Read More »

Health and Safety Awareness Mock Test

Prepare for your CITB Health and Safety Awareness course with a complete mock assessment. This assessment is in the same format as it will be on your course. Please be aware that the below questions are intended to give you an idea of the real assessment and none of the… Read More »

Coronavirus Notice Advice and Guidance

As countries around the world attempt to contain the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) we wanted to share with our customers the steps we are taking to minimise the impact to our customers and keep our customers and staff safe. Booking with PSS Before booking your course with Project Skills Solutions,… Read More »

How to create a revision timetable

Going back into education as an adult or taking a training course through work can be demanding. Even though it may be necessary for your job, studying for a qualification is often very challenging. It was a bit different when you were in education because that was likely your full-time… Read More »

Can Game Based Learning Improve Health & Safety Standards?

A few weeks ago we looked at how artificial intelligence is proving to be an innovative way of improving health and safety standards and this week we want to explore the world of game based learning. Health and safety can often be seen as a tedious subject, however it’s part… Read More »

What You Need to Know About Working In a Confined Space

Confined spaces…it can be terrifying for many people, however going into a very a small space is often a necessary part of many peoples jobs. Often people feel uncomfortable in small spaces and can suffer from claustrophobia. When thinking about a confined space, it’s probably common to instantly think of… Read More »

5 Health and Safety Blogs That You Need To Read

Apart from our blog (obviously!) do you read any other health and safety blogs on a regular basis? Or perhaps you just visit one every now and again? When you are busy with work and in your personal life it can be hard sometimes to keep up with the goings-on… Read More »

E-Learning vs Face-To-Face

Learning a new skill, taking a course or undergoing training to further your career doesn’t mean sitting in a classroom anymore. In fact, e-learning is incredibly popular and has been growing dramatically in recent years. A study in 2015 showed that 23% of students wouldn’t undertake a degree if there wasn’t an… Read More »

#WheresMarvin Who is Marvin?

Who is Marvin? #WheresMarvin Marvin is our training company mascot and features on our website, promotional material and our course materials. He promotes our slogan ‘Don’t Duck out of Training’. Every delegate who books onto a course with Project Skills Solutions receives a Marvin stress ball duck. He likes to… Read More »

Why Employees Should Learn To Disagree With Their Boss

When your boss asks your opinion on something or puts forward a proposal for changing the way in which a project is being run how many of you simply go along with the idea? Is it because you don’t want any confrontation or is it because you don’t want to… Read More »

Got A Deadline Coming Up? Read Our Time Management Guide

Are you currently sitting in your office wondering why you have procrastinated so much? Maybe you have just started a new project and the deadline for completion is on the horizon? Deadlines are part and parcel of most workplaces however actually meeting a deadline is not as easy as it… Read More »

Our Guide To Delivering A Killer Work Presentation

Even the very best public speakers get nervous when delivering a presentation to a crowd. You might not be articulating your new strategy to a thousand people however it is natural to get nervous when everyone in the room is focused on you. In fact, it can be even more… Read More »

Remember our motto… ‘Don’t Duck Out of Training’

PSS Training has one simple message… ‘Don’t Duck Out of Training‘. If you have completed a training course with PSS you will receive a Marvin (the duck’s name). We have pictures sent in of Marvin’s ‘ducking out of work’ all over the world. This Marvin was recently in Austria. Training… Read More »

What our clients say about us…

  Our trainer Robin recently completed a First Aid Training course for a client in London. The client booked Robin for the day as they had a group of delegates for the 1 day Emergency First Aid course. Robin has a wealth of experience in front line first response, so… Read More »

New Courses for 2015

  In February we are going to be running NRSWA Re assessment training out of our Basildon training venue. There are two options available for candidates, for delegates who do not want to do any refresher training they can just complete the exams. These consist of 10 multiple choice questions… Read More »

Merry Christmas from the PSS Team.

    The Project Skills Solutions team would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. Thank you for the business in 2014 and we look forward to continuing to work with you in 2015. Eat, drink and be Merry. We are in the office until the 23rd December then… Read More »

Learn in your own time and save…

What is E-Learning? In the modern world of business things move quickly, e-Learning allows our clients to structure their learning around their schedule. Throughout your course you will have support from your dedicated trainer and our office training team, learning from home doesn’t mean learning alone. Course content Our courses… Read More »

Don’t Duck Out Of Training…

If you have been on a course with Project Skills Solutions in the last 6 months chances are that you received a Marvin.. aka the Duck. Competition Time We have competitions running, all you have to do to enter is send us a picture of your Marvin along with the… Read More »

The two sides of our business

Project Skills Solutions Ltd was established in 2004, with our head office in Essex we are privately owned and family run. The company started with the idea of offering your total solution for any project requirement. With the offering of training and then the engineers to install a wide variety… Read More »

Do you want to Train Others?

Project Skills Solutions Train the Trainer onsite, group or open courses available. Have you ever thought of becoming a trainer or wanted to train others within your organisation? Don’t quite have all the skills you need to deliver your training subject? On this 2 day City and Guilds Train the… Read More »

Marvin the duck with confined spaces training equipment

Marvin, the duck has been getting around the last few weeks. This Marvin was at one of the confined spaces training centres the other day. Working in Confined Spaces Do your engineers work in Confined Spaces? We have public courses running UK wide on a weekly basis. We currently have… Read More »

We have trainers all over the UK so we can train anywhere!

Our trainers get around, not in a promiscuous way, but literally… Did you know that Project Skills Solutions trainers will travel UK wide. Whether you are located in Essex, London, Devon, Birmingham, Newcastle, Southampton, Edinburgh, Manchester or wherever you are in the UK our trainers will come to you. Bespoke… Read More »

Jamie Crispin Apprentice at Project Skills Solutions

I had previously worked at an Apprenticeship company which specialised in hiring 30, 16-19 year olds for 6 months and then letting them go once there time was up. I was no different. I lasted the 6 months and was set to carry on to level 3 but due to… Read More »

Let Us Manage Your Training

Many companies focus on course prices when measuring training spend, but they often fail to recognise the majority of their training cost is swallowed up by the management, co-ordination and administration involved in delivering learning and development activities which is where outsourcing your training becomes important and cost effective. Outsource… Read More »

Why Train Your Staff?

“In the UK only 28% of the population have intermediate skills compared with 51% in France and 65% in Germany, and this has a direct impact on productivity. French and German workers produce between a quarter and a third more in every hour than their British counterparts” Training Success Success… Read More »

Did you Know?

As a valued client you will already know about our ever increasing training services that we offer, but, did you know we are also able to offer the following services through our Installations Department… Installation Services 5 year fixed electrical wiring testing PAT testing Emergency lighting testing Fire alarm testing… Read More »

About Project Skills Solutions

Project Skills Solutions have been providing NRSWA training to individuals and companies since 2004. Our team are trained to give you the very best advice in your course selection and focussed on customer service.
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