Coronavirus Update

On Site Visits

During the Covid-19 pandemic, The Source has continued much of its operations remotely. We have also, where government guidance has allowed, to offer on-site learning and event hosting within a building where all appropriate Covid-safe regulations have been implemented. These include:

  • A one way system

  • A mandatory mask requirement for all within public spaces

  • Hand-gel stations at regular locations within the building

  • Socially distanced learning and events spaces

  • Compliance with the NHS Track & Trace scheme

Covid-19 Update 18/03/2021:

The Source Academy is now operating a gradual re-opening of all on-site conferencing/room hire, learning, training and personal development.

Following updated government guidance, The Source building will open for Room bookings as set out below:

12th April 2021

Open for Room bookings for educational and training purposes only (Hospitality for drinks are takeaway only)

17th May 2021

Open for Room bookings and conferencing seated events at 50% capacity - contact T- 01142635600 - Hospitality available (Rule of 6)

19th July 2021

Full capacity events now available.

To arrange a room booking or for further information please call us on 0114 263 5600 or email us at and we will be happy to assist you in your booking or enquiry.

Information, Advice and Guidance

Seeking a job, to develop your skills, or to change your profession? Interested in an apprenticeship or just unsure what course is right for you? Our Information, Advice and Guidance sessions are designed to help you make an informed decision.

Sector Based Work Academies

To find out more about sector-based work academies, click here

To attend one of these programs please contact

When you apply for one of the Source Apprenticeship schemes you will be contacted within 24 hours to progress your application.

Community and Employability Training

Our full offer of provision will be moving back to on-site delivery over the next 6 weeks. Please speak to your tutor to confirm further details of return on site and if you area unable / uncomfortable with a return; we will be able to continue to provide support remotely to ensure you are not disadvantaged and remain on track to achieve.

Professional Skills Training

Over the next 6 weeks we will be increasing our provision on site with the following new courses scheduled monthly. Please CLICK for further information on all dates available.

Apprentice Training

All apprentices have continued to receive our support remotely during national lockdowns but have now started to resume on site progress reviews and support at employer venues.

Our workplace specialists are engaging with apprentices and employers to ensure the safety of learners, employers and staff and are resuming visits to employer venues when all agree that it is safe and practicable to do so.

If you are an apprentice or an apprentice employer and have yet to discuss a return to on site training & support with your tutor, please contact us or directly contact the appropriate tutor to enable a discussion and review of appropriate procedures to expedite the return to onsite training.

Alternatives to On-Site Training & Learning

We also continue to offer a full range of remote learning for current learners unable / uncomfortable with returning to on site learning as well as for new learners. All current learners will be contacted by their tutors and advised how to access and continue with learning remotely. 

To support different levels of need we can offer both online and paper / phone hybrid approaches to remote working if not confident with IT usage.

For general enquiries about potentially joining any of our courses please contact us. Existing learners will be contacted by their tutors with updated guidance as to how they will be supported during the January / February period.

Please note that this situation may change based upon government guidance – for more information on the Covid-19 lockdown and Government guidance in relation please visit the UK Government's Covid-19 guidance page. In the event of an update, this page will be amended.

To make an enquiry or arrange to be contacted about one of our many services please contact:

Job Seekers - Employment Support (Steps to work)
T:   0114 263 5691  /  0114 263 5644  /  Text Message: 07584 391443

Kickstart applications 
T:   07834 732948

T:   07584 391445

Fully Funded Online Training (Skills Support for The Workforce)
T:   07793 308845

Main Reception – T: 0114 2635600

Thank you for your continued support. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Source in the very near future.


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