Send an
All Enquiries
01233 467997


Experienced Training, Assessment And Consultancy Professionals 

Invest in your people to achieve business excellence. Innov8 are a company of experienced training and assessment professionals that deliver high quality construction industry courses and consultancy for corporate and public sector clients throughout the UK.

Innov8 Training was founded by Neil Buckley and is based in Ashford, Kent. Neil and Director Chris Hudson have brought a dynamic and innovative edge to the world of construction training and development. After progressive careers and many years experience in construction and both in the military service training and assessment they have pooled their combined talents to form this exciting, forward thinking company.


Their approach is engaging and refreshing and you only need to be in their presence for a short while to witness how highly motivated they are by the results of their work and to feel the passion they both have for their business and the commitment they share for continuous improvement and personal development.

Innov8 deliver a comprehensive range of over 65 CPCS & NPORS fully accredited training courses that span the most common needs within the construction industry for Plant Training, Management and Supervisory Training, NVQ Qualifications and Health and Safety Training and Consultancy.


Director - Neil Buckley




Neil is a Trainer, Assessor and Quality Assurance Manager with a background in Construction Plant and Civil Engineering. Since leaving the Royal Engineers, Neil continues to work as an Assessor and Internal Quality Assurance manager for QCF qualifications. He is a Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) Tester and National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS) Instructor/Examiner.

Neil’s experience of working with and leading operatives on projects in a range of environments has enabled him to deliver training courses which have been tailored to meet the needs of each client. 
‘I discovered at an early age that the harder I worked the more successful I became and the more I learnt the more I could achieve. I have developed a near obsession for learning and personal development that has motivated me to start my own company so that i in turn can help others discover their full potential. This is the biggest reward I could ask for.
‘I understand that people can be the most valuable asset a company has and a structured programme of training and personal development can improve performance, help retain good staff and attract new people into your organisation’.



Training Director - Chris Hudson




Chris is an experienced effective trainer, assessor and coach with a background in the construction industry, management and health and safety sectors. He has successfully achieved his Diploma in teaching in the lifelong learning sector (DTLLS) as well with being a qualified NVQ assessor and CPCS Tester. Chris believes in the potential of the individual and is committed to the personal development of competence and confidence to see them progress. He takes a creative and innovative approach to his work and believes in tailored learning and integration to meet individual needs.


Construction Plant Training Construction Plant Training Construction Plant
Management / Supervisor Training Management / Supervisor Training Management / Supervisor
NVQs - National Vocational Qualifications NVQs - National Vocational Qualifications NVQs - National
Vocational Qualifications
Health and Safety Training & Consultancy Health and Safety Training & Consultancy Health and Safety Training
& Consultancy

Stay Safe - Online NVQ Portfolio

Even though as a country, many of us are on lockdown and isolation, we at Innov8 Training can continue with delivering NVQ qualifications using our electronic portfolio and distance learning....  more



Innov8 deliver "In House" training for Veolia UK

Innov8 have been delivering In House training for Veolia UK at their Dover Depot ... more