Since 2017, Hart Learning & Development have been working with Howe Engineering to provide industry-standard vocational qualifications in the motor trade. Together, Hart Learning & Development and Howe Engineering work to provide a safe environment for apprentices to develop their skills and have introduced mental health support strategies to promote a healthy work/life balance.


What Howe Engineering say about their experience of working with Hart Learning & Development:

“Howe Engineering have worked with Hart Learning & Development for many years. They have helped guide and equip our apprentices with the skills and knowledge they need to achieve a high standard of understanding of vehicle mechanics. Hart Learning & Development have given our apprentices the knowledge to achieve the required qualifications, allowing them to progress in their careers.

“The success of our apprenticeship programme is due to Hart Learning & Development’s ability to work alongside us, supporting our business and supporting our employees. We highly value the apprenticeship programme and would highly recommend Hart Learning & Development.”


About Howe Engineering’s work with Hart Learning & Development:

Howe Engineering is an independent family-run vehicle service, repair, and MOT garage based in Buntingford, Hertfordshire. Hart Learning & Development have been working with Howe Engineering since 2017 to provide industry standard vocational qualifications in the motor trade as a pathway to a career as a fully-qualified MOT technician.


The focus in the collaboration is to ensure apprentices learn expected behaviours within the environment to facilitate a safe and robust service to their customers. Line managers work closely with Hart Learning & Development’s onsite assessment team to provide an environment that is conducive to a good learning experience whilst also supporting the company to prepare their workforce to deliver services in line with company values and expectations.


Apprentices are able to work in a safe environment to build their skills, with individualised support tailored to each apprentice to help them manage their learning at a pace suited to them. Hart Learning & Development and Howe Engineering have also recognised the need for mental health support. As a result, support strategies are implemented within the programmes to enable apprentices to effectively manage mental health issues in the workplace to promote a healthy work/life balance.

To find out more about the Apprenticeship courses offered by Hart L&D and for further detail on how we source the best candidates, please contact us on hello@hartld.co.uk.