Training Opportunities

Training Opportunities

The Salvation Army has been a part of the Hadleigh community since 1890. For 122 years, Hadleigh Farm, and later Hadleigh Training Centre, has been a place where The Salvation Army has trained, helped and educated men and women who have experienced difficult times, enabling them to further themselves both personally and professionally.

Hadleigh Training Centre has been providing training opportunities since 1990 for adults with additional support needs. There are currently approximately 160 trainees who attend the training centre, following personalised pathways to meet a range of outcomes.

All training is designed to maximise progression opportunities, whether this be in particular vocational skills, or transferable life skills such as motivation, self-esteem and confidence.


Trainee Services

The Trainee Services department is where your journey starts at Hadleigh Training Centre to establish whether the training we offer is the suitable path for you.

If you are interested in attending Hadleigh Training Centre, or have just heard about us and would like to know more, speak to Trainee Services; they will be happy to discuss options, answer any questions or arrange a visit.

Trainee Services support and guide each trainee through every stage of their journey at Hadleigh Training Centre identifying suitable training pathways and maximising progression opportunities for every trainee.

At Hadleigh Training Centre, every trainee who comes to us has a life they aspire to lead. Our role is to equip trainees with the skills they need to succeed in whatever they want to do.


Contact Details

Phone: 01702 426260

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Hadleigh Training Centre

Castle Lane, Benfleet


Phone: 01702 426260


Did you know...

William Booth chose the Hadleigh Farm location as it was within reasonable distance of London where the City Colony was based and had access to water and a railway. Just as importantly, the clay soil made it ideal for market gardening and crops requiring a heavier soil, perfect for the various disciplines taught at the Country Colony.