Skills 4 Success


Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber Training is celebrating the first achievement for ILM supported through the European Funded Skills 4 Growth programme.


The four managers have successfully completed the ILM Level 2 qualification in Leadership and Team Skills. Deborah Bloomfield and Ashley Arundell from Carty Services, an award winning gardening and cleaning contractor company based in Warwick, and Clair Duffy and Sarah Bomphrey from Hearsall Golf Club in Coventry. They are all going to take the new skills they have developed into their day-to-day leadership roles. 


Commenting Jan Ryan, Operations Director at CWCT said: “The qualification is challenging but with the expertise of our tutors we can help candidates to learn what is required from them in order to succeed in their chosen pathways. It is a nationally recognised qualification and the ideal launch pad for any management career. 



Successful Candidates Left to Right: Deborah Bloomfield, Clair Duffy, Tracy Sawrey (tutor), Sarah Bomphrey and Ashley Arundell


“At CWCT we consistently achieve higher than average pass rates across all levels of training and we are finding that more and more candidates have an improved performance through the learning and development qualifications we can offer,” concludes Jan.


Tracy Sawrey, a Tutor at C&W Chamber Training who taught the Award in Leadership and Team Skills, Level 2 said: “I was impressed with the hard work and commitment and thrilled to hear how they are going to apply their newly acquired skills in the workplace.”


C&W Chamber training are a delivery partner on the Skills 4 Growth Programme which is part funded by the European Social Fund and Managed by the Coventry City Council. With up to 50% funding may be available for this qualification, subject to eligibility, through Coventry & Warwickshire Skills 4 Growth which supports eligible SMEs to improve skills amongst their workforce.


To find out more about ILM Level 2, please read more here. To find out more about Skills 4 Growth, read more here.

Alternatively you can contact us and find out if you are eligible for the funding.