Lite Ltd

Lite Ltd delivers specialist  training including Apprenticeships for the animal care industry with two Beacon Status centres in St Helens and Stockport.

A learner-focussed and highly effective provider, Lite has been classed as outstanding by both Ofsted and the Adult Learning Inspectorate in their last four inspections.


Apprenticeships, Advanced Apprenticeships and Programme Led Apprenticeships, Key Skills, Functional Skills, A1 Awards

Specialist sectors

Animal Care, Veterinary Nursing, Horse Care – Equine Studies, Animal Nursing Assistant, Customer Service & A1 Awards

Strengths, achievements and expertise

  • registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as a Veterinary Nursing Assessment Centre (VNAC)  with ABC as an examination centre for the Animal Nursing Assistant qualification  and  City & Guilds for the delivery of  Animal Care, Equine studies, Customer service, Key skills and A1 Awards.
  • awarded Beacon Status at both St Helens and Stockport sites
  • classed as a Grade 1 Outstanding provider by Ofsted. Features identified as outstanding by Ofsted include off-the-job training for veterinary nurses; learning partnerships with employers; individual and personal support for learners; teamwork; success rates
  • facilities include a fully functional on-site laboratory, extensive range of animal care equipment, access to live animals for practice, state of the art classroom equipment including SMART board and CPS system, PCs with latest software, and learner library
  • offers online training
  • small classes and friendly atmosphere
  • highly effective learner-staff communication systems
  • five Lite Ltd learners have won the City and Guilds Medal of Excellence. One of these was presented with her medal by HRH Prince Phillip Duke of Edinburgh in recognition of her outstanding progress and excellent portfolio for her Animal Care NVQ level 2.

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150 to 200 learners
150 employers


Lite Ltd
3A Church St
St Helens
Merseyside WA10 1BA

Lite Stockport Ltd
23 Fletcher St
Stockport SK1 1DY


St Helens 01744 24062
Stockport 0161 480 4801