Alongside our award-winning products, Grant UK’s Training Academy takes pride in delivering high quality courses to support engineers out in the field.

Your Words

The Grant UK Training Academy welcomes engineers throughout the year to attend product and industry standard courses. We always appreciate feedback from course attendees so here is a selection of the comments installers have shared regarding Grant UK’s Training Team and facilities.

About our Training

“I found all of the Solar Thermal course most informative – the course was very good and Steve was a great instructor.”
17th January 2018 – A. Blackmore

“Grant UK is still one of the best training providers in our industry.”
12th January 2018 – D. Humm

“Grant UK’s Training Academy has excellent training facilities – I enjoyed the experience yet again.”
8th January 2018 – P. Brown

“Our instructors, Robert and Lee, are both very knowledgeable and fed us a lot of useful information, supplying me with a lot more understanding of the burners and confidence as well.”
4th December 2017 – D. Lee

“I found Steve to be a good instructor – clearly knowledgeable about the industry, the products and about installations. I would like to attend further courses with Grant if the instructors are of the same calibre as Steve!”
28th November 2017 – T. Hince

“I enjoy coming to the Grant Training Academy – friendly people and well run courses.”
16th August 2017 – K. Brand

“Grant Training Academy is a great venue with a friendly, helpful team who have lots of experience and knowledge.”
14th August 2017 – I. Haughton

“All parts of the course gave the right balance of information to keep me engaged. It was a very pleasing experience and has been very worthwhile making the effort to come and learn more about the industry and Grant’s products.”
8th August 2017 – A. Smith

“Steve’s knowledge is the best I have known and his teaching style is very good – I enjoyed the course a lot.”
7th August 2017 – J. Hammell

“Very good three day course – Grant comes out on top!
7th August 2017 – B. Butcher

“I learnt a lot of information about the Spira Biomass Boilers. Phil Stanley was a great lecturer and very informative. A great course – well done!”
1st August 2017 – K. White

“Very good course – Steve was interesting and kept everything going with a smile. A very good day indeed – really enjoyed it.”
27th April 2017 – P. Lysaczenko

“All parts of the course were interesting and Steve was very helpful.”
24th April 2017 – E. Humphrey

“All the staff were friendly and welcoming – it was a joy to be on the course!”
27th February 2017 – D. Kavanagh

“Well run course, friendly and informative.”
20th February 2017 – D. Willis

“Thank you very much for three excellent days of training – all three days were extremely enjoyable and I would recommend the Grant Training Academy to anyone.”
13th February 2017 – T. Macdonald

“Excellent tuition from Steve Ellison our instructor – very impressed with the course content.”
20th December 2016 – R. Evans

“Very detailed, professional course delivered by Steve excellently.”
9th November 2016 – L. Windle

“Andy was excellent at explained the operational use of Air Source Heat Pumps and installation requirements.”
3rd November 2016 – G. White

“The Training Centre has excellent facilities. Steve was excellent and organised the course very well.”
12th October 2016 – T. Kite

“Very informative course with attention to detail, and answered all questions thoroughly. A very enjoyable two days and I have learnt a great deal.”
12th October 2016 – E. Lucas

“Robert is the best instructor I have ever experienced in 43 years of being a heating engineer.”
11th August 2016 – M. Hawley

“Very good course – would highly recommend to other engineers.”
1st August 2016 – A. Rushbrooke

“Really good training centre and Steve was very knowledgeable.” 
22nd June 2016 – N. McCrory

“I would like to say thank you to Grant UK’s Training Academy for the week I spent with you doing my OFTEC training. I found the training very interesting and informative, and the information that was given to us was fantastic. I really felt the staff covered a lot, with no time wasting changing the subject but also answering any off topic questions in full. I felt that the staff had a wealth of information and experience and were a credit to Grant- I would recommend Grant UK training to anyone.”
20th June 2016 – J. Lucas

“Training facilities are very good and Steve, our trainer, was friendly and helpful.”
8th June 2016 – J. Parfitt

“Very good training – Grant are very responsive and helpful, not just about sales.”
7th June 2016 – C. Elsegood

“Excellent course – Steve our instructor was great at explaining every question that was asked.” 
23rd May 2016 – J. Davin

“I have now been to Grant UK Training Academy four times – good quality every time, very interesting and very worthwhile.”
4th May 2016 – C. Sym

training-comment-2“Many thanks to Steve our instructor – very friendly and helpful.”
28th April 2016 – L. Skeats

“Great experience with well explained training. Great training facilities.”
27th April 2016 – P. Ballinger

“Excellent and interesting course, full of useful information and a great instructor – a real pleasure. I will recommend to others.”
21st April 2016 – N. Halloran

“I was really pleased with the training provided by Grant UK over the last three days through Steve and very impressed with how thorough he was on the subjects we covered. I would not hesitate in the future to attend your Training Academy.”
17th March 2016 – S. Rock

“I enjoy coming to the Grant UK Training Academy; the atmosphere with tutors is nice and relaxed.”
22nd February 2016 – S. Johnson

“Good detail, very knowledgeable instructors – very good course, impressive!”
3rd February 2016 – S. Winter

“I will definitely return for other courses.”
2nd February 2016 – M. Nunn

“A well delivered course: helpful trainers with information and a friendliness that made the course enjoyable and made one feel comfortable to any questions.”
27th January 2016 – L. Braby

training-comment-3“Many thanks for the three day course last week; it was extremely enjoyable and informative.”
16th December 2015 – W. Byron

“Professional presentation with emphasis on enhancing knowledge – friendly location and staff.”
14th December 2015 – S. Clayton-Armstrong

“The Grant Training Academy is set up with training the student in mind with stations for individual use. Very good instruction as the instructors obviously have experience of the tools and portray examples clearly – Andy and Steve were excellent.” 
30th November 2015 – M. Sanchey

“Thank you for Grant UK’s continual support in helping me and my business to improve, expand and develop for the future. Quality, service and knowledge is our priority so it is nice to see a manufacturer with the same integrity. The staff are approachable and friendly, and Andy is an excellent instructor.”
15th October 2015 – A. Sharp

“Our instructor, Steve, was very informative and covered all aspects we needed to know in a way that was easy. The course was relaxed and I have enjoyed it. Steve has a very easy manner and made us feel relaxed which helps digest everything.”
21st September 2015 – S. Smith

training-comment-4“I enjoyed the course, the instructors were great and explained things well, and gave us time with their explanations. I was completely happy with my experience and came away from the course full-filled.”
14th September 2015 – A. Clark

“Good course – I will be coming back to do more courses in the near future.” 
2nd September 2015 – M. Brittain

“The training throughout was very clear and precise. All the staff were helpful and supportive whilst maintaining a very professional approach. I shall recommend this training centre to my peers – thanks to all.” 
3rd August 2015 – C. Sessions

“All of the course was of interest – could not have done any better, 10/10!”
6th July 2015 – A. Jones

“Brilliant course and brilliant instructor who was very good at explaining how the [biomass] system works.”
2nd June 2015 – R. Hosking

“Wood pellet boilers are a new product for our company but we feel confident going forward with it. The instructor was very competent and knew the product well.”
16th May 2015 – S. Austin

“I thought the standard of the practical appliance rigs (eg. fitting solar panels on a roof) was the best I’ve seen. The instructors were very good too.”
7th April 2015 – C. Buist

“Really enjoyed my day here at Grant. Hopefully this is my first of further visits to Devizes to continue expanding my knowledge of the oil boiler industry and Grant products- heartfelt gratitude to Grant for putting on and providing the training”
12th March 2015 – A. Swatton

“Great facilities, nice tutors and a good network for talking with other installers in the UK.”
4th December 2014 – D. Humm

“A good course at an excellent facility”
10th March 2014 – S Parker

“Extremely useful course, very well presented, thank you”
6th December 2013 – R Barnard


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