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Orchard Training and Education Limited

Hallmark House, 100 New Cleveland Street, Hull, HU8 7HE

Contact: Claire Drant

Telephone: 01482 253200

Fax: 01482 253200

Website: www.dkmg.co.uk


About us

DKM are an innovative construction trainer based in Grimsby & Hull and offer a service dedicated to the ongoing development of our learners.

We offer a learning environment where our students are encouraged to grow and develop their own personal goals in a structured process. Our training staff are young, dynamic and look to develop their own teaching styles which keep our learners actively involved in the learning process.

We make sure we keep our course start times flexible, so we are not restricted to term time learning.

Our prospectus holds a full list of current courses or you can log onto www.dkmg.co.uk or follow us at @dkmtraining or our Facebook Group

  • What Makes Us Different

    Why choose a construction apprenticeship with DKM?

    DKM has a great purpose built training centre right in the middle of Hull, as well as a 12,000 square foot premises in Grimsby. Both with separate workshops for our, joinery, plastering, bricklaying and painting/decorating departments. 

    At DKM we only do construction, you won’t find apprenticeships in random courses that will not give you a foothold in the job market. By choosing DKM you will be provided with a great start to your career in construction. All of our tutors are time served tradesman, direct from the workplace so will give you a vital insight into the construction world direct from their experience, not from a manual, guide or book.

    We treat all of our students as peers from day 1, we also think image plays an important part in portraying a professional image and positive look so we provide workwear gear including polo shirts for all of our students from your first day with us. We will make sure from that first day forwards, you will feel part of a small successful unit, not part of a huge faceless college. The directors of the training company are also part of our tutor team so we all have one focussed goal, to make your progress into the workplace as quick and successful as possible.

    Finally we limit our class sizes so you’re not part of a massive group that leaves individual development time restricted, our classes are never more than a group of 10:1 (some colleges can run class sizes as many as 30:1)


  • Learner Support

    Assigned mentor to see you through the entirity of your course

    Pastoral Care

    Student Support Services

    Based in Hull & Grimsby

  • Applying for Courses

    Apply online via logon or contact our Hull/Grimsby offices for an application form, or email to shewson@dkmg.co.uk

  • Additional Information

    DKM offer an alternative & flexible learning & working environment. The majority of the courses we offer are hands-on and delivered in our purpose built construction workshops.

    We are an award winning organisation that delivers high quality services using the best staff. We make a real difference to businesses and people and we are respected for the quality of our training, development and learning outcomes.

    Our ethos at DKM centres around two main values:

    • Offering another chance to people who have traditionally struggled to access mainstream learning and employment
    • Offering a unique, practically driven learning process

    Our aim is to develop sustainable careers in the construction sector for people who have previously failed to access mainstream learning. 

    We train clients in the following trade areas: General Construction, Joinery, Plastering, Dry Lining and Bricklaying. Our staff assist clients with a range of issues, such as; finding appropriate childcare, confidence building activities, C.V. writing, arranging work placements, assistance with travel arrangements and support with literacy and numeracy issues.

  • Activities

    We provide a number of different ongoing projects, all of which are focussed on complimenting the courses we deliver.

  • Features

    DKM has a number of free practical courses aimed at school leavers and people aged 16-18, who are just starting their careers. We offer training in a variety of courses, flexible start dates and experienced staff. DKM has developed a reputation of providing quality, work-based learning for young people.  Training focuses on workshop based ‘real world’ learning delivered by tutors that are time served tradespeople - and vastly experienced!

    Training at DKM particularly suits people who prefer hands on learning and developing practical skills.

How to find us

Our Hull training centre is centrally located in Hull City Centre and is easily accessible on all forms of transport. We have ample car parking space on site which is free of charge.

Our Grimsby centre is situated on the Great Grimsby Business Park.

  • By Car

    If you are travelling by car and have a SatNav, enter the postcode HU8 7HE for Hull, or DN37 9PH for Grimsby.

  • By Bus

    There are frequent Stagecoach service passing by our Hull training centre every day. You will need to get either the 30 or the 32.

    For Grimsby simply jump on the number one bus for Europarc and its 2 mins walk from there.

  • By Rail

    The nearest rail station is Hull Paragon. We are approximately 10 minutes away by foot.

    Great Coates station for Grimsby, 10 minute walk from station.