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Changing Lives Through the
Power of Training & Education

CTS is part of a wider group of education and training specialists, The Progress Group. The Group is made up of two divisions, serving a multitude of sectors from Renewable Energy to Social Care to Alternative Education.

Each business within the group has a clear purpose; to innovate, influence, and inspire others through high quality and purposeful education and training. Through the combined expertise of our group, we are leaders in education and training. Our mission statement and values are strategically driven and evaluated by our Board, which is made up of industry professionals who have expertise in international markets, business growth, and the law.

Company Values

Sustainability with

Delivering results for clients,
colleagues and stakeholders

Profitable good
(social) growth

Focus on performance
& efficiency


A Challenging EBIW Culture
(Even Better If We)

Group Leadership

About Jayne

Prior to joining The Progress Group, Jayne gained over 14 years’ experience of working in senior management roles for the likes of The Growth Company: Education and Skills and City of Liverpool College Group. She has a wealth of experience relating to pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeship training and higher education. Jayne also has experience of adult skills training.

Jayne Worthington

Chief Operating Officer

About Eammon

Eammon is a a widely recognised, strategic and financially-astute senior executive, with a strong commitment to building and leading top performing teams leveraging in-depth commercial, finance, operations and sales experience. Past roles have seen great accomplishments throughout the UK, US and Canada. With over 15 years of experience in finance, Eammon brings a wealth of knowledge to his role.

Eammon Price

Chief Financial Officer

About Ian

Ian boasts a vast amount of experience within the education and training industry, having worked in senior roles for over 20 years. His role across our Workforce Development Division sees him draw on his vast strategic leadership experience to drive these businesses forward. This experience has included operations, business development, and product development.

Ian Green

Managing Director

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Group Subsidiaries

Complete Skills Solutions

Complete Skills Solutions (formerly Innovative Alliance) is an Adult Education Training provider, supporting individuals to secure positive outcomes. Through their wealth of partners, CSS offer bespoke recruitment solutions for employers, to help them meet industry demands.  

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Progress Schools

Progress Schools is a national alternative education provider, supporting young people to achieve their potential and secure positive destinations. They provide a high quality innovative alternative provision for young people across England. 

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Grey Matter Learning

Grey Matter Learning are a Social Care learning technology company, delivering a blend of online and face-to-face training solutions. Founded in 2006, Grey Matter Learning’s are industry experts who are pioneering the way for eLearning in the Social Care sector. 

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Prepare to Achieve

Prepare to Achieve is a national, specialist End-Point Assessment Organisation, approved to deliver EPA for the Health and Social Care sector. As an End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO), Prepare to Achieve ensure apprentices have the knowledge, skills, and behaviours they need to succeed. 

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Careers Inc

Careers Inc is a Matrix accredited organisation providing high quality careers education, information, advice, and guidance to schools nationwide. Through their flexible and effective CEIAG solutions, they are supporting schools to fulfil their responsibilities to young people. 

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