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The Restore Trust is a not-for-profit company that has been formed to provide skills, training and jobs to ex-offenders and the unemployed.

We accept referrals from a range of agencies such as Job Centre Plus and Avon and Somerset Probation Trust to provide bespoke training packages, which help our clients overcome obstacles to employment.

Our overriding aim is always to provide skills, qualifications and confidence, going the extra mile to help people from a wide range of ages, abilities and backgrounds.

Locations we operate in

Bristol - 0117 942 7000

4 - 6 Longmead Avenue, Bristol, BS7 8QB

Services we Provide


The Restore Trust is building a reputation for providing bespoke, industry-led training to ex-offenders and members of the long-term unemployed.

The construction-based course provides employability-related support but also an embedded Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) qualification, mandatory for those wishing to work in construction.

What we do

Courses that we currently provide

Employability / Teamwork

  • Discussion on current achievements and next steps/future goals
  • Skills needed for job seeking
  • Sources of information for job vacancies
  • Different methods of applying for job vacancies
  • Completing application forms
  • Effective CV creation
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Health and Safety at work
  • Behaviour and roles in a workforce
  • Team working

IT / Construction

  • Employability related learning
  • CV creation and interview techniques
  • Health and Safety at work
  • Tools training (information and demonstration on how to use hand and power tools safely)
  • Full CSCS card provision including mock tests

Hospitality / Catering

  • Good customer service practice
  • Effective methods of communication
  • Dealing with complaints
  • Kitchen utensils and equipment training
  • Preparing food and drink

Customer Service / Retail

  • Customer service skills
  • Communication skills
  • Preparation for work – recognising achievements and goals
  • Application form completion
  • CV creation
  • Interview techniques
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • Behaviour in the workplace
  • Team working

On completion of one of these courses, all learners will receive an NOCN certificate at the relevant Level. If they are completing the IT/Construction course this will also include full funding for the CSCS test and CSCS Card.

Where we do it

The Restore Trust courses can be accessed in Bristol and Somerset. To find out more call the teams.

How to access

Referrals can be made direct to The Restore Trust by telephone or via email. The information that we would require is:

Phone: 0117 942 7000

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