Our centres

Armada has dedicated training centres in Bromsgrove (close to Birmingham), Bristol, Reading, Milton Keynes and Sheffield.

All centres offer state-of-the-art, air-conditioned training facilities. A computer running the relevant licensed software is made available to each delegate to practice the techniques taught.

Birmingham / Bromsgrove training centres

We have two training centres in Bromsgrove. If you’re attending a course here, we’ll confirm which centre it’s being held at in your joining instructions. Please call us if you need to know before then.

Our Bromsgrove centres are easily accessible from the M5 (J4 or J5) and M42 (J1) motorways. Both centres offer:

  • Free car parking and corporate rates for accommodation.
  • Free-of-charge taxi service from and back to Birmingham City Centre for all scheduled courses.

Holiday Inn centre

  • Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove B61 9AB
  • Permanent training facility in 4* hotel.
  • Bromsgrove train station: 2 miles. Birmingham airport: 25 miles.
  • Tel: 01527 834783.

Saxon Business Park centre

  • 6 West Court, Saxon Business Park, Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove B60 4AD
  • Bromsgrove train station: 3 miles. Birmingham airport: 25 miles.
  • Tel: 01527 834787.

Covid-19 information

Please wear a face mask before entering our centres.

When you arrive, please sanitise your hands and use the NHS COVID-19 app on your mobile phone to scan the QR code in our room as part of the NHS testing and contact tracing programme. If you don’t have access to the app, we’ll take a note of your mobile phone number instead. 

At the Holiday Inn centre, you don’t need to report to the hotel reception. If you walk past the reception and continue straight on to the corridor in front of you, our room is second on your right. One of our team will be waiting there to meet you. At the back of the training room, there’s a refreshment area offering tea, coffee, chilled water and biscuits. We ask that only one person at a time be present in this area.

Please wear a mask at all times when moving around the general areas in our centres and our training room. You don’t need to wear a mask whilst sitting down at your desk.

For further details, see Covid-19 measures.

 

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Bristol training centre

  • Hartwell House, 55-61 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6AD.
  • City centre location.
  • 200 yards south of Bristol Bridge (opposite Friska).
  • 5-6 minute walk from Temple Meads train station.
  • 1½ miles from M32.
  • Bristol Airport: 8 miles.
  • Tel: 0117 3637951.

Bristol Course Co-ordinator Dom Tumilty will welcome you when you arrive.

Covid-19 information

Please wear a face mask before entering our building.

As you walk through the entrance, you’ll see our training room on the right-hand right. You do not need to report to the building’s reception desk – you can come directly to our room. Please observe the one-way system in operation in the reception area.

As you enter our room, you’ll be met by one of our team who will be wearing a face mask.

Please sanitise your hands. If you use the NHS COVID-19 app, please scan the QR code in our room as part of the NHS testing and contact tracing programme.

Please continue to wear a face covering at all times when moving around our training room and the building’s general areas. You don’t need to wear a mask whilst sitting down at your desk.

At the back of the training room, there’s a refreshment area offering tea, coffee, chilled water and biscuits. We ask that only one person at a time be present in this area.

For further details, see Covid-19 measures.

 

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Milton Keynes training centre

  • Gloucester House, 399 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2AH
  • Town centre location.
  • 10 minute drive from M1 J14.
  • Parking available in front of building and adjoining roads. Standard tariff 50p per hour.
  • Short walk from Milton Keynes Central train and bus stations. Train from London Euston: 35 minutes.
  • London Luton airport: 25 miles.
  • Tel: 01908 597084.

Covid-19 information

The front entrance to the building is currently closed due to Covid-19 restrictions. Please make your way to the rear of the building (off North Sixth Street, through the rear car park), and call the reception on 01908 303600. The receptionist will then come to meet you. (Full details are provided on signs on the front and back entrances if you don’t have this information to hand.)

Please wear a face mask before entering our building.

As you enter the building, please sanitise your hands. If you use the NHS COVID-19 app, please scan the QR code as part of the NHS testing and contact tracing programme.

The receptionist will then direct you to our training room. We’re on the second floor. Please be aware there’s a one-way system in operation on the stairs. (The stairs at the back of the building are to go up, and the stairs at the front of the building ar to go down.) There’s also a one-person-at-a-time rule in place for the lift.

Please continue to wear a mask at all times when moving around the centre’s general areas and our training room. You don’t need to wear a mask whilst sitting down at your desk.

At the back of the training room, there’s a refreshment area offering tea, coffee, chilled water and biscuits. We ask that only one person at a time be present in this area.

For further details, see Covid-19 measures.

 

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Reading training centre

  • 16 The Aquarium, King Street, Reading, RG1 2AN.
  • In the town centre, between Starbucks and The Botanist pub.
  • 5-minute walk from Reading main train station.
  • M4 J11 is 3 miles away, and London Heathrow airport is 28 miles.
  • Choice of car parks less than 5 minutes’ walk.
  • Heathrow airport: 28 miles.
  • Tel: 0118 3042798.

Covid-19 information

Please wear a face mask before entering our building.

Upon arrival, press number 16 on the door entry system. My colleague will answer and provide directions to our training room.

We’re on the second floor. You can either use the lift or the stairs. If using the lift, please ensure that only one person is in the lift at a time.

When you reach our training room, please sanitise your hands. If you use the NHS COVID-19 app, please scan the QR code as part of the NHS testing and contact tracing programme.

Please continue to wear a mask at all times when moving around the building’s general areas and our training room. You don’t need to wear a mask whilst sitting down at your desk.

In the training room, there’s a refreshment area offering tea, coffee, chilled water and biscuits. We ask that only one person at a time be present in this area.

For further details, see Covid-19 measures.

 

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Sheffield training centre

  • Electric Works, Sheffield Digital Campus, Sheffield, S1 2BJ
  • City centre location.
  • Next to the train station and Sheffield Interchange (bus/coach/tram).
  • 6 miles from M1 J33.
  • Discounted car parking.
  • Corporate rates for local accommodation.
  • Doncaster Sheffield (formerly Robin Hood) airport: 25 miles.
  • Tel: 0114 349 2645.

Sheffield Course Co-ordinator Elliot J Huntley will welcome you when you arrive.

Covid-19 information

Please wear a face mask before entering the Electric Works building.

Upon entry, please report to reception and sanitise your hands. The receptionist will sign you in to the building, and ask you to use the NHS COVID-19 app on your mobile phone to scan the QR code in our room as part of the NHS testing and contact tracing programme. If you don’t have access to the app, they’ll take a note of your mobile phone number instead. 

One of our team will then come down to reception to take you up to our training room.

Please wear a mask at all times when moving around the general areas in the building and our training room. You don’t need to wear a mask whilst sitting down at your desk.

At the back of the training room, there’s a refreshment area offering tea, coffee, chilled water and biscuits. We ask that only one person at a time be present in this area.

For further details, see Covid-19 measures.

 

Read more Local accommodation

It's business as usual during lockdown. All centres remain open for in-class courses. See Training during lockdown.