JTL is the largest sector provider of Government-funded apprenticeships and advanced apprenticeships in the building services engineering sector. The current disciplines we cover are: electrotechnical, electrical and engineering maintenance, plumbing, heating and ventilating as well as other more minor allied trades. We continuously review our provision in line with sector demand as we seek to ensure that new developments and requirements are catered for and to provide, as far as is reasonably practicable, a one-stop shop service to our employers. We are therefore exploring wider provision in terms of facilities management and its components as well as leadership and management. JTL attracts Government funding for its apprenticeship training programmes under contract to the Skills Funding Agency in England as well as Welsh Government funding in Wales. At our peak, JTL had 11,000+ apprentices working with circa 4,000 employers, although the effects of the economy have subsequently seen this reduce.
In addition, JTL offers commercial training and assessment services, with courses either accredited to recognised external standards such as CIEH, IOSH, and ILM, or bespoke to meet customer demand. This training is available in areas such as health and safety, equality and diversity, technical skills such as the current IEE Wiring regulations, and soft skills. Assessment services are available to individuals, employers and colleges to enable those already operating in the sector to have their skills assessed and accredited at the appropriate craft level. Through our subsidiary company, J T Limited, we also offer commercial consultancy services, especially in areas such as quality assurance, health and safety, and equality and diversity.
JTL Limited also operates under contract to EEMUA as the Certification Body for the CompEx Scheme. CompEx is the global solution for Competency Validation and certification for electrotechnical and mechanical craftspersons working in potentially hazardous or explosive atmospheres and, as well as 14 CompEx centres in the UK, there is increasing international interest and delivery in Europe, the Middle East, the United States of America and Canada.