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Mitre Proud to be Derby County Football Club’s Stadium Safety Partner

Left to right – Rammie, Jennie Bowmer, MD Mitre Group, Nigel Wood, Safety & Operations Manager, Derby County Football Club, Danny Maxwell, Programme manager, Mitre Group.

Mitre Group are delighted to announce they are Derby County Football Club’s Stadium Safety Partner for the 2017/18 season.

Mitre Group, who are based in Derbyshire, are a leading training provider delivering accredited and bespoke training programmes to support apprenticeships, workforce development and community education.  With a specialism as sports, stadia and safety training experts, their relationship with the Rams is to provide training, qualifications and support for all of the club’s stewards on a matchday at Pride Park Stadium. 

They also work with many other football club’s to deliver a range of training programmes across the sector from Apprenticeships to Senior Management and Leadership, Customer Service and Equality & Diversity to Coach Education in the Community Trusts and developing Scholars at the training ground. 

Nigel Wood, Derby’s Safety and Operations Manager, said: “We’ve had an excellent working relationship with Mitre Group for many years. They provide an excellent level of service to the club, particularly with the training that is on offer to our stewards in order to ensure they have the highest possible qualifications to fulfil their role on a matchday. He continued “Mitre have a very good reputation within their industry and we’re thrilled to have them on board as our Stadium Safety Partner.”

Jennie Bowmer, Mitre’s Managing Director, said “We have had a great partnership with the Club for almost ten years and are delighted to continue our work together to ensure club staff receive the highest standard of training “she continued “We work with some of the most forward thinking, innovative and professional clubs in football and Derby County are certainly that and more. They genuinely care and invest in all their staff at all levels to ensure they have relevant training for each of their roles and that they have the skills required to carry out those roles to the highest possible standards”.

About Mitre Group: We are a leading training provider delivering accredited and bespoke training programmes to support workforce development and community education.

We work with many of the country’s leading organisations to deliver a range of programmes including Apprenticeships, Staff Development courses and Pre-Employment programmes.

Specialist topics include Coach Education, Sports Development, Youth Work, Stadia Safety, Management and Leadership, Customer Service, Manufacturing, Textiles Operations, Employability Skills, Health and Safety, First Aid and Counter Terrorism training.

We are also experts in consultancy projects including bespoke Programme and Qualification Design and Development, Organisation Training Needs Analyses and Specialist Training Consultation.

As a recognised provider by the Government’s Education and Skills Funding Agency, we are registered on their Register of Training Organisations (ROTO) and Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (ROATP) and able to access funding for many of our programmes. To date, we have supported over 4,000 organisations and 20,000 individuals in this way. Where programmes do not attract funding we are able to offer competitive rates and have designed and implemented bespoke development programmes for some of the country’s leading organisations.

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