About UK Rural Skills

UK Rural Skills (UKRS) raise rural training standards by offering quality assured, accredited courses through our training provider membership scheme.

UK Rural Skills (UKRS) is a not for profit company whose main purpose is to enrich rural communities by providing an accreditation and certification service through high quality, professionally delivered training, by our friendly, engaging members.

We operate as a membership organisation for providers of UKRS to access quality assured training. Our members are experienced in delivering training to rural communities across agriculture/horticulture/forestry industries throughout the UK.

Our mission is to enrich rural communities through:

  • raising standards
  • increasing efficiencies
  • putting safety first
  • boosting productivity
  • empowering individuals
  • developing businesses
  • growing the rural economy

UKRS/AITT course standards

UKRS is also an approved member of the Association of Industrial Truck Trainers (AITT). All AITT accredited courses are available to UKRS members.

We also have a bank of UKRS course standards that members can access and deliver to their trainees.

You can use UKRS logo on any learning materials and we’ll include your logo on the certificates we award to your learners. We are happy for you to market your training courses by referring to UKRS accreditation.