Independent, award winning, industrial partner and champions of skills development 

Proskills UK Group is a global award winning champion for quality industrial skills development in the both the UK and abroad. 

The scope of our charitable work includes the development of industry skill standards, work-based qualifications and apprenticeships, alongside the management and delivery of our hugely successful Schools into Industry programmes. 

The Group is made up of Proskills UK the Sector Skills Body and Registered Charity (no: 1155635), the National Skills Academy for Materials, Production and Supply and Occupational Awards Limited.

Rethinking Skills, Bridging the Gap, Realising Ambitions

Our Charitable Work

Free School Programmes!

Inspiring the next generation into Traineeships, Apprenticeships and jobs with our free, curriculum mapped competitions and careers programmes.

Schools into industry

Bridging the Gap

For over ten years Proskills has worked to support and inform those interested in working in the manufacturing and process industries.


Apprenticeship Certification Body

Standards & Trailblazers mandated by the UK Government to develop and maintain apprenticeship frameworks and vocational skill standards.

apprenticeship frameworks

Our Business Services

Skills and Industry Research

We provide essential data and analysis that can help companies, industries, training providers, trade bodies and governments to identify skills issues and develop appropriate solutions.

Labour Market Intelligence

Curriculum Accreditation & Course Mapping

We map in-house and unaccredited training programmes to national and international standards to ensure you are delivering the best and most effective schemes to your workforce.

accreditation & course mapping

Revolutionising Vocational Training

Our competency-based approach to redefining skills systems is proven to dramatically increase business growth, and can be delivered through an international network of high quality partners.

Certification & Quality Assurance

Creating new global standards

Working with NGOs, Governments, donors, agencies and global companies to develop skills all over the world with flexible methods and tailored programmes.

global skills

Find out what’s happening at Proskills…

Please support the approval of the updated Furniture Manufacturing Apprenticeship Standard 

The Government is keen that more high quality apprenticeships are created to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and help drive up growth and [...]

British Furniture Manufacturers exhibit MakeIT! student work

The charity Proskills UK is delighted that its Schools into Industry sponsor, The British Furniture Manufacturers (BFM) has displayed the work of MakeIT! Furniture students [...]

Vietnamese Skills Pilot Success

For the past 18 months Proskills has been working on developing new skills standards and curriculum for Vietnam’s building materials giant, the Viglacera Corporation. On [...]

Proskills and CTI launch survey on skill shortages within Timber Industry

Proskills UK Group and The Confederation of Timber Industry (CTI) have launched the largest employer skill survey ever undertaken in the UK's Timber Industry Supply [...]

Who we work with

These are just some of the organisations we work closely with to grow skills and improve training. See here for the full list of our partnerships.