• Improving collaboration between employers and education providers
  • Evaluation of projects and programmes and sharing of learning  
  • Responding to skill shortages and increasing NEET rates in North Staffordshire and beyond
  • Preparing young people for their entry into employment and aligning industry expectations
  • Raising awareness of employment opportunities in the energy and retrofit sector
  • Reducing unemployment by upskilling and reskilling
  • Reducing fuel poverty through more efficient homes

In August 2022 the Federation of Small Businesses found that 80% of small firms faced difficulties recruiting applicants with suitable skills in the previous 12 months. In November 2022 over 20% of construction businesses said they were experiencing worker shortages. FSB 2022

Spark Contracts

Spark Contracts will complete works to improve property energy performance both directly and via established supply chains.   

  • Decarbonisation – reducing the use of greenhouse gasses
  • Installation of sustainable energy equipment
  • Property improvements to improve living standards 
  • Damp and mould treatments
  • Enablement works inc. scaffolding, roofing and access.  

Climate Change

Our climate is breaking down. Rising seas and extreme weather events are costing lives and putting tens of millions of people around the world at risk. And younger generations are being robbed of their future on a healthy, liveable planet. But climate change also presents an opportunity to change the way we live so we improve things for us and the planet. Greenpeace 2023 https://www.greenpeace.org.uk/challenges/climate-change/


The Spark Group works collaboratively with clients, partners agencies and employers to provide a broad range of education and contracting services.


The Spark Group is dedicated to creating life changing opportunities, particularly for young people and improving the lives and aspirations of our customers.

spark is very special. According to Search Institute, “Sparks are the interests or passions that light a fire in a person’s life. These sparks express who a person is and how they want to engage with the world around them. Sparks bring joy and hope.”

The team at Spark Learning will help you to discover your SPARK.


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Sir Oliver Lodge, the celebrated scientist, was born on June 12th 1851 in Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent. 

He was knighted and made a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1902.


Sir Oliver Lodge invented the electric spark ignition (the Lodge Igniter) for the internal combustion engine. Two of his sons developed his ideas and founded the Lodge Plug Company. Oliver Lodge is better known for his pioneering work in radio and was the first man to transmit a message by wireless.