Smart Training and Recruitment sign on as a Patron

Shaping Portsmouth are pleased to welcome Smart Training and Recruitment as our newest Patron.

Smart Training and Recruitment Ltd are a dynamic Training Provider, approved by Ofsted, and we deliver high quality, Government funded apprenticeship and traineeships. Since opening their doors in 2003, they have delivered training to over 16,000 learners and helped over 5,000 employers reap the benefit of having a dedicated, well trained, and enthusiastic workforce.

Jan Hopkinson

Jan Hopkinson, Managing Director, said “Smart Training has a mission statement “Working together to enrich life” – a philosophy that mirrors the aims and aspirations of Shaping Portsmouth. It has stood the test of time, twenty years this year, and we are honoured to be taking part in helping Portsmouth to achieve its mission for business, education, and the communities in which we serve.

“We provide a unique service; fully immersing ourselves in customers’ business practices, delivering bespoke, highly valued, tailored learning and development solutions.”

Shaping Portsmouth CEO Stef Nienaltowski said “As we enter our busiest part of the Shaping year, I am particularly delighted to welcome Smart Training & Recruitment as a Patron for our organisation. The Education & Skills programmes we run are at the very heart of what Jan, Tara and the team at Smart Training are focussed on and the Partnership between us will only strengthen the team we have assembled to give our next and future generations a better opportunity to explore their futures.

“I am very grateful for the commitment Jan and the team have already shown us and I know this will be such a positive influence on where we take our Education & Skills strategy. Welcome Jan, Tara and the team to the Shaping family.”