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We provide a wide range of short courses which can be tailored to your individual learner or business needs. Find out more.



We offer a 10 week traineeship programme to help those with little or no work experience get into work.



Profound Services offer a wide range of apprenticeships and can help you find and secure employment.


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Level 3 IT Software, Web and Telecoms Advanced Apprenticeship

This qualification provides the skills, knowledge and competence required to become an IT, Software, Web or Telecoms Professional in a wide range of job. You will learn the fundamental skills required, through technical training and work base learning, to gain the certifications and experience required by top ICT employers.

About Profound Services

Profound Services is the North East’s leading training provider specialising in the delivery of Apprenticeships, Traineeships, Courses and Employability Services.

We work with individuals who wish to undergo training and obtain the qualifications required to go further in their careers. We also work with businesses who want to employ an apprentice or upskill their existing staff without the responsibility of running an apprenticeship scheme in-house.

Established in 2006, we have a long standing reputation for the quality of our provision and have celebrated many achievements including Ofsted Grade ‘Good’.

“Success rates are high. In the most recent year, the large majority of apprentices successfully completed their programme within their agreed timescales and progressed into permanent employment.” – Ofsted, 2016

Looking to Hire an Apprentice?

Profound Services is an Apprenticeship Training Organisation. You can work with us if you want to employ an apprentice without the responsibility of running an apprenticeship scheme in-house.

As an apprenticeship training agency, we’ll supervise the apprentice’s learning, including their training, qualification and assessments, while they are employed by you. We’ll also give you information, advice and guidance on grants and funding. You may be eligible for fully funded training!

Our aim is to make life easier for you, the employer, and we offer a wide range of added benefits including:

  • Customised training programme to meet your business requirements
  • Free recruitment service including bespoke job description and vacancy advertising
  • Manage the recruitment process and find the right apprentice for you
  • Regular face to face meetings to discuss learner progress and your requirements
  • Information, advice and guidance whenever you need it

Courses and Apprenticeships

We offer a wide range of qualifications in the following areas

European Union Social Fund
Skills Funding Agency
Matrix Accreditation
City and Guilds
Edexcel Pearson