Are there any discounts available?
We offer discounts to self payers and students who are paying for the courses themselves, either to improve their current knowledge or improve their job prospects.
What are the start and finish times of courses
Courses held at our training centre in Corby run 9.00am to 4.30pm, however we typically finish a bit earlier on the Friday
Courses held onsite can be run to suit customers requirements, for some customers we start at 7.00am.
Is there any local accommodation?
The following is a overview of accommodation we would recommend in the local area.
When booking it is always worth using a accommodation site e.g. Expedia, if you then go through cash back sites like Quidco or Top cashback you can get upto 11% off Expedia rates.
Corby, most of the hotels are located on the outskirts of the town, most have restaurants but no walking access to other restaurants and pubs, Wetherspoons have recently opened a hotel in the town centre which has been regenerated recently with the addition of a cinema complex with 3 restaurants.
Kettering has around 15 pubs restaurants, lively town centre later in week, Kettering has out of town Cinema.
Market Harborough has hotels in the centre of town, we would only recommend the Three Swans, nice market town, lively town centre later in week
Hotels in area prices below are a guide
Weatherspoons Hotel, The Saxon Crown, approx £40.00 – £50.00 B&B, town centre location
Premier Inn Corby 0871 527 8264 approx £70.00 B&B, Typical early booking offers available, out of town
Hilton Hampton Corby 01536 211001, approx £70.00 B&B, offers food, out of town, couple of pubs close
Rockingham Forest, Best Western, Corby 0845 272 1024, approx £75.00 B&B, out of town, walking distance to Hilton Hampton and couple of pubs
Raven Hotel, 01536 202313, from £38.50 to £58.50, in the process of being renovated, ask for renovated rooms to gurantee best rooms.
Moat Cottage, Little Oakley approx £35.00 a night, no breakfast, rural location
Home Farm Barn, Sudborough, apartment, approx £45.00 a night, B& continental B, rural location 01832 730488
Premier Inn Kettering 0871 527 8564 approx £70.00 B&B, Typical early booking offers available, 5 minute walk into town.
Holiday Inn Express, Kettering, 0871 423 4942, 10p a minute, so book on line. out of town.
Park Hotel & Spa, Kettering, 01536 41666, approx £90.00, out of town, close to retail park and a few pubs
Kettering Budget Hotels
Travelodge, Kettering, 0871 984 6081, approx £45.00, for those on a budget, services on A14, typical Travelodge, Little Chef next door, one that Heston Blumenthal did up apparently
Hawthorn House Hotel 01536 482513, had some good reports about this hotel for the price, approx £52.00 B&B, can normally get a better rate if booking a week or two, edge of town centre
Three Swans Market Harborough 01858 466644 approx £60.00 B&B in town, lots of good pubs and restaurants, market town country shopping,
Are lunch and refreshments provided?
Lunch and refreshments are included in your course fee.
Do you offer Onsite Training
Approximately 60 % of our courses are run on our customers site, as well as being more cost effective, it also allows the course content and duration to be tailored to meets the customers particular requirements, be that multiple types of PLCs or combined PLC/HMI/Network courses