NorPro Training

Inspiring people to want to learn

Important Message:


 Announcement :


  1. In the first instance DO NOT attend Norpro Training and report your absence to your individual school

  2.  If siblings or household members develop symptoms contact your individual school immediately for advice

  3. If symptoms occur during the day report to a member of staff who will take you to our self-isolation room until arrangements can be made for you to be collected or you are sent home

  4. If a student in your bubble shows symptoms, the area will be temporarily shut down for a deep clean before reopening shortly after to allow learning to continue

  5. Self-isolating students are advised to book an NHS COVID-19 test and self-isolate until the results return

  6. Negative results will need to be forwarded via text message to Brian Weatherston on 07977094740 before your return can be authorised

  7. Positive results will result in all students and staff from a specific class entering a 14-day isolation period


We offer a wide range of motor mechanic courses for students at our main site, located in North Prospect on Ham Drive. We are proud to provide advance mechanical equipment and multiple classrooms to ensure a quality learning experience.


We offer a wide range of educational courses in marine engineering and construction at our second site at Blagdons Boatyard. With well equipped workshops and classrooms we can ensure students will have an enriched learning experience.

What We Do

At Norpro Training we believe that every individual has the ability to learn regardless of circumstance and disadvantage. The mission of Norpro Training is to promote its charitable purposes by providing up to date technically advanced educational services that allow all individuals to experience learning success and become life-long learners and contributing members of their community.

What We Offer

We offer courses in motor mechanic and marine engineering. We have courses for both pre 16 year olds and advance courses. We also offer the community Vehicle Servicing, we can provide both an interim service and a full service.

Motor Mechanics Courses

We offer courses for Pre 16, Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3.

Marine Engineering Courses

We offer courses for Pre 16, Level 1 to 3.

Vehicle Servicing

We offer the public Vehicle servicing,

Commercial Work

Interim Service from £30 plus parts

Full Service £75 plus parts

Our Aims

Mison statement/goals

“To advance the education and training of the persons aged between 14 – 24 years, accross the city of Plymouth.”

” To provide a garage workshop and other facilities to advance the interest of social welfare with the object of improving conditions of life in the wards of Ham and Trelawny.”
“To enhance and promote employment opportunities, work experience opportunities, and training and education including training skills relevant to securing employment for local residents within the area of benefit.”
“To assist in the relief of the effects of social and economic depravation and social exclusion in the area of benefit.”
“To promote such other charitable purposes as further the objects of the company. “

What people say about us…

“Thanks for best year and half at college” Alex Kennedy  – former student.
“Hi, would like to say a big thank you to Brian and his team for a fantastic two weeks of carpentry”.  Anthony Lee – former student – carpentry course.
“I have just finished the carpentry course, and enjoyed every minute of it.  Massive thank you for the opportunity”. Danno Matthew Key – former student – carpentry course.
“Had my car serviced yesterday, one very happy customer!  I highly recommend this facility”. Jackie Gilchrist – customer.