About Next Generation Training

Next Generation Training is a quality training provider of affordable accredited qualifications specialising in sector training for security, hospitality and warehousing in Scotland.

Approved by several awarding bodies and with over 20 years’ experience in the training industry, we have links with many employers in each of these sectors and work with businesses looking to upskill existing staff as well as supporting recruitment. Employability training is included in some packages where participants need help with softer skills to secure and sustain employment.

Next Generation Training is an equal opportunities and Living Wage employer with the Disability Confident standard. We are ISO 9001:2015 approved and a registered member of the Scottish Business Pledge. All these kitemarks are in line with our mission as a provider of ‘Training you can trust.’

Meet the Owners

Kirsty Briggs

Prior to setting up Next Generation Training and becoming Director of RPL, Kirsty Briggs MCIPD spent 15 years as COO and Head of HR at a multi-national training company specialising in employability and sector skills. She has over 10 years’ experience in the achievement and sustainment of the ISO 9001, Investors in People and OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001 occupational health and safety standards.

Add to this, the fact that Kirsty has worked with a variety of stakeholders, including Skills Development Scotland and the Department of Work and Pensions, as well as the Scottish Qualifications Authority and other awarding bodies such as BIIAB and REHIS and you start to see the power this lady could bring to your business table.

Kirsty is qualified in employment law, human resources, management, ISO 9001 lead auditing, H&S and safeguarding and benefits from MCIPD Chartered Member status.  To say that she is highly driven and focused on your success is an understatement.

Connect with Kirsty to get access to her knowledge and her extensive team.

Eddie Briggs

Eddie Briggs is a qualified and experienced sector trainer specialising in security, personal licensing, Health and Safety and First Aid.

Eddie has been delivering sector training for the last 10 years across Scotland and the North of England and is approved by several awarding bodies including REHIS, Highfield and BIIAB.