DSCN040111Carlton Forest Group is putting plans in place to facilitate its future growth by investing in apprenticeship opportunities with its local college.

Carlton Forest Group, welcomed staff from RNN Training, a training provider that works in partnership with North Notts College, to its warehousing and distribution site to discuss ways in which RNN Training and North Notts College can help them with their growth plans, which include the construction of a 300,000 sq ft warehouse and energy plant, as part of a recent £4m funding investment programme.

“It is our intention to provide a number of apprenticeship opportunities within the business, both office and warehouse based, so that our skill set, knowledge and staff headcount increases in readiness for the growth plans,” said Graham White Operations Manager Carlton Forest Group. “We shall look forward to making the final arrangements in the coming weeks and look forward to welcoming apprentices in the new academic year.”

Joining the RNN Training team was Annette Simpson, local Conservative party candidate, who was supporting the apprenticeship initiatives created by RNN Training and North Notts College to further jobs, opportunities and business growth in the North Notts region.

“It is pleasing to see such investment taking place in key businesses in the area and their vision for growing a skilled team by utilising the National Apprenticeship Scheme,” commented Tim Gladman Head of Employer Partnerships at RNN Training, “Together we will be able to provide training and job opportunities for local people to forge a career with a reputable local business that has great plans for the future.”

Once the apprenticeships have been agreed details will be available on the RNN Training website at and from Carlton Forest Group by visiting

Carlton Forest Group are located in North Nottinghamshire, S81 0TP just 10 minutes from both the A1 & M1.


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