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ELC Funded or Self Funded Training - with you in mind

 
BV Associates Ltd is proud to be an approved training provider for the Enhanced Learning Credits scheme

Download our lastest course dates by clicking here
 

For advise on making the best use of your funding please speak to your individual service representative or education centre staff.

 

Are you a member of the Armed Services looking for a certified course to take you to the next level? Then maximise your ELCAS funding with BV Associates:
 

For nearly a decade we have helped members and veterans of the Armed Forces with their Continuous Professional Development (CPD), Resettlement and career progression.

Our course can all be bundled together and are all specifically designed to maximise the funding received through your Enhanced Learning Credits (ELCs).

All courses are Level 3 or higher and meet the ELCAS funding criteria and we are proud to be certified as an ELCAS Approved Provider, a CTP Approved Provider and a member of the Armed Forces Covenant.




ELCAS Funded Course Options:
 
To help you get the most from your ELCAS funding we deliver single courses and packages:
 
Single Course Options (click on Our Course Link for more information):
 
NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
NEBOSH Certificate in Construction Management Health and Safety
NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management
NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management
 
Our Packages:

Complete all 4 courses (ELCAS Approved Package)
 
NEBOSH Practitioner (General plus Construction plus Fire plus Oil & Gas plus Environment)
 
Complete 2 courses (ELCAS Approved Package) including the General Certificate:
 
NEBOSH General plus Construction
NEBOSH General plus Fire Safety
NEBOSH General plus Environment

Complete 2 courses (ELCAS Approved Package) including the Construction Certificate:
(must have completed GC1)

 
NEBOSH Construction plus Fire Safety
NEBOSH Construction plus Environment

Other 2 course (ELCAS Approved) packages:
​(must have completed GC1)

 
NEBOSH Fire Safety plus Environment
NEBOSH Environment 
plus Oil & Gas

Complete 3 courses (ELCAS Approved Package) including General Certificate:
 
NEBOSH General plus Fire Safety plus Environment
NEBOSH General 
plus Construction plus Fire Safety
NEBOSH General 
plus Construction plus Environment
 
Other 3 (ELCAS Approved) course packages:
(all include GC1 Element 1 of the General course needed to get the qualification parchment): 

 
NEBOSH GC1 plus Fire Safety plus Environment
NEBOSH GC1 plus Construction plus Fire Safety plus Environment

 
          Contact us for more information on 01494 864100 or email info@bvassociates.co.uk 
 

Unsure of which course to do?
 
We are often asked what are the best qualifications to achieve as Service Leavers.  Of course this really depends on the employment sector that you wish to end up in. 
 
In the initial stages it is about enhancing your existing experience with civilian recognised qualifications. 
For advise on making the best use of your funding please speak to your individual service representative or education centre staff. 
 
Deciding which way to turn is the hardest thing to do (we know first hand) so play to your strengths and lean on your career to date, taking every opportunity to add qualifications to your portfolio/CV.

 

Testimonials:
 
 
"I completed the Nebosh General Certificate with BV Associates. Trainer Nik Taylor is absolutely brilliant - a real credit to the company. I've never had so much fun learning in my life. His extensive knowledge, direction and unique way of training is first class. I achieved a credit pass. I'm delighted. Thank you and keep up the great work!" Regards, 

Gem Davie


 

 "A big thank you to Dean, Chris and all the staff from BVA. My journey from soldier to civilian was made so much easier with the qualifications that I have earned. After completing the NEBOSH General Certificate, NEBOSH Fire, CIEH Risk Assessor and the First aid at work courses, my CV was positively bulging with everything I needed to help me get my job, which took 10 job applications, 1 interview and a job offer the same day!"

Steve Lord : Royal Engineer and now Group Health & Safety Officer for Larasian Electronics Ltd


"Thank you very kindly for your help and support throughout and I will certainly recommend you as an outstanding provider. It has been an absolute pleasure to train with yourselves and I wish you the very best for the future."

Stephen Williams
 


 
​"I’ve just received great news from NEBOSH that I have passed the National General Certificate, this was following my attendance on your course in August this year.  I would just like to say that I was very impressed by the quality of the administration both prior and during the course.  The real jewel in the crown was Nick Taylor the course instructor, his enthusiasm, knowledge and ability to impart information was first class.  The qualification has a daunting reputation and it is indeed a great qualification to hold, Nick and the rest of the BV Associates team should be justly proud of the great way in which they engender confidence in their students, I am testament to this. I have no hesitation in recommending you to any of my work colleagues or friends in the future."  

Sean Chapman, CBRE H&S Advisor
 
 

Case Study:

"I was concerned about not getting anything booked as I was deploying to Op Herrick 13 in 2 weeks and didn’t have any time to organise my resettlement. After talking to them for 15 minuets I was so much better prepared and they booked all my courses and completed all the paperwork for me, he also kept my wife Laura up to date with every thing in my absence. When I returned from Afghanistan everything was in place and I completed the NEBOSH general course.

The course was perfectly pitched to accommodate all of the students including military and civilian professionals. The course content was structured in such a way that everything was covered and given equal emphasis. Both during the course and in the evening all the instructors gladly gave their time for any extra tuition when needed. As soon as I finished the exam I knew that I had passed because I knew we had covered everything within both papers.

Immediately following the course I started looking for the next course to do and booked the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management. This course was ran in the same manner and following the exam I felt confident that I had covered all the areas highlighted and gave clear answers to all of the questions. During the Environmental course Dean approached me with an offer of a work placement to gain experience in order to prepare myself for life outside the army and in a health and safety role.

I then started at Ravensbourne University in London and felt secure in the knowledge that I had the support of Chris and Dean at all hours of the day. I have now been offered a permanent position as the Health, Safety, Environmental and Compliance Manager at Ravensbourne and had a seamless transition from my military career into my new and exciting position.

I would recommend the Training4Forces Portal to anyone thinking of leaving the military as Chris and Dean have been in the same position and understand the pressures of making the transition because they have been there too. I have also seen them in both instructional and professional roles and in each they are constant professionals. Both Laura and I am glad of our accidental meeting as they have truly helped us through one of the hardest times of my life."

Dean Spratt
Cpl now Mr.