Sub Contracts; Supply Chain – Fees and Charges Policy

 *  We are not currently looking for any further subcontractors   *

We currently subcontract with a small number of established providers in York and North Yorkshire. We are not currently looking at growing this provision but may consider approaches from established providers in the Yorkshire and Humberside region.

We will not enter into any subcontracting arrangements with companies who operate outside of Yorkshire and Humber and also companies that are not prepared to levy charges on employers for all 19+ activity.

The Academy

Since 1999 the Academy have specialised in delivering outstanding training for the hairdressing and beauty therapy industry. Their training contracts also cover Functional Skills in English and maths and employ-ability skills including customer service and retailing products and services and they are based in Scarborough and Malton.
The Academy offers a range of City & Guilds hair and beauty courses including hairdressing, beauty therapy, barbering and nails services.

Airco Ltd

Airco offers a full cold room design and build facility, together with detailed expertise on specialist refrigeration equipment.
They also encompass the full range of air conditioning, from complex process cooling solutions to heat pumps, from mobile units to full comfort cooling designs. Airco design, supply, install, commission, service and maintain the full range of equipment, from all the leading manufacturers.
In partnership with YH, Airco deliver apprenticeships covering maintenance of refrigeration equipment to Business Administration and Customer Service along with Functional Skills qualifications in maths and English.

Care Skills

Cover all areas of Health and Social Care in the Yorkshire and Humber region area  including the delivery of Functional Skills and Employment and Personal Development (EPD ) qualifications  to learners wishing to take up careers in the Health and Social Care sector.

Community Linx – Hull

Community Linx understands the challenges homeless people face and will continue to strengthen the link between education, training, independent living skills and entering into the world of work and the wider community. We know that addressing homelessness is not just about a roof – it’s also about having a purpose.

We aim to give a voice to homeless men and women and to provide opportunities that are educational, developmental and creative in a way that is focused and appropriate for each individual engaging with us. Community Linx provide Functional Skills together with the Employment and Personal Development Certificate in Hull and surrounding area for people wishing to secure employment.

Whitby and District Fishing Industry Training School

Offer Apprenticeships and courses which cover all areas of the Maritime industry, both commercial and leisure They also offer Functional Skills and Employment and Personal Development (EPD ) qualifications  to learners wishing to take up careers in the Maritime industry.  The company has won several awards for it’s training delivery and success, and holds current awards for quality systems in both management and training.

The training school offers training for:

  • New entrants to the fishing industry
  • Experienced fishermen
  • Leisure boaters
  • Commercial seafarers


“Young people looking for Apprenticeships and Training for work are welcomed at SuperSkills. With small class sizes of like-minded people and training that starts and finishes with your individual needs at its heart, you can be sure you will succeed in getting new skills that will help you find a job.

Everybody on our Apprenticeships and Training for work programme will benefit from the individual attention they receive to help them achieve the right standard in Maths and English to get a job. In addition, we provide training in the skills that employers need – starting with the basics of punctuality and reliability and moving onto practical training sessions in the SuperSkills Training Centre.”

Harrogate Training Services

Offer training and qualifications in Childcare across the Yorkshire and Humber region.  This includes Functional Skills and Employment and Personal Development (EPD ) qualifications  to learners wishing to take up careers in the Childcare Sector.

For further information on our Subcontractor/Supply chain fees and charges, and YH Supply policies, please see the below documents