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Who we are ....Who we work with...Who approves our standards...

Who we are ....

Find out more about us and what we can do to help.

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Who we work with...

We pride ourselves on working with some of Scotland's most successful companies and their staff. How do they rate us?

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Who approves our standards...

Gaining real qualifications while at work sounds tricky. We are approved by SQA and work closely together to make this possible.

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About Us

The Company was formed in April 2006. We are based in Inverness with contracts across Scotland. We adhere to the Skills Development Scotland Management System Standards and have had ongoing contracts with them since our inception. We are currently delivering Modern Apprenticeships in several subject areas across the Highlands, Moray and Grampian Region. We also have private contracts to deliver bespoke training packages for the public and private sectors.

Stan Payne MBE, FCMI is the Managing Director of Oaks Training & Development Ltd. He gained his MBE in 1997 for services to Training with US Forces. He is fully qualified to deliver all the qualifications that Oaks Training provides and has over 30 years experience in Learning & Development, Leadership and Management, with the latter 14 years in senior management. Stan has developed the company from inception by building on the company’s portfolio of qualifications. He recognises the importance of ongoing staff development as key to business success and is continually working towards his own professional development in order to benefit his clients.

Sayrah Payne is the company secretary. She joined the company in 2013 and manages all aspects of the business applicable to her role.

Additional Support  We also enjoy the support of other highly qualified individuals and companies for example working in partnership with Ritchie’s Training Centre in Glasgow for consultancy work and Health & Safety Training.  We are able to refer business within our network of clients and training providers and as a member of the Chamber of Commerce have numerous links to other business networks and expertise.


Our Consultancy Service   Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a commitment to structured skills enhancement and personal or professional competence. CPD is the way professionals continue to learn and develop […]

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Business & Administration

Business and Administration SVQs in Business and Administration are designed to equip those working at different levels of business and administration with the skills and knowledge they need to demonstrate […]

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Health & Safety

Health & Safety   We offer Health & Safety qualifications up to Level 5 without it costing you or your Company an arm or a leg. These SVQ’s are based […]

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Learning & Development

Learning & Development SVQ’s in Learning and Development at levels 3 and 4 offer candidates the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills as learning and development practitioners. These SVQ’s cover […]

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Management & Team Leading A good manager, in today’s environment, needs many different skills, all directly related to that all-important goal of management: quality. The SVQ’s in Management are based […]

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