Calibre Group
A unique one stop training and interim support provider to the UK's Automotive Sector since 2005
Company Motto

​​Calibre Group was established in 2005 under the name ‘Finance Cover’ initially specialising in the supply of Interim Business Managers to the UK's automotive sector.

In the 15 years since, we have developed our own IMI Accredited Training Academy offering training and Levy Funded Apprenticeships for Automotive Sales Executives, Service Advisors & Motor Finance Specialists. ​​

Our Assessment division delivers excellence when you want to recruit for longevity in any role and our Refresher training is fantastic for anyone who just needs a boost.

We support companies with flexible and modular business solutions, so they can pick and choose what they need whenever they need it. There are no hefty retainers or other complicated deals, we offer a simple way of doing business, whether you are working with us to cover 1 week in your business or a massive talent programme project over a number of years.
Our key services​

Bringing out the best in existing staff.

When the business faces tough times, this becomes even more important

Business Managers
Service Advisors
Sales Manager
Head of Business
Super Host

'Never be

Step up into Leadership

Giving new managers the tools to do the job rather than hoping they work it out.

Saves time, money and energy

When you want to recruit for longevity and stop the wrong people getting into your business

Saving time, money & effort
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Developing new talent for the future with robust structured programmes
Our agility as a company allows us to respond quickly to customer and market requirements, turning around projects in a hurry when needed. ​​​​​

You can choose to use our full-service or any of its individual components in isolation, depending on the requirements of your business. 

For many customers who are short on time, our turnkey approach means they can leave us to get on with projects whilst they focus on their business of the day.​
Over the years, we are proud to have worked with some of the world’s most famous luxury brands including Santander, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Audi, Bentley, Mercedes among others. 

Our ethos is “Top Notch or Don’t Bother” and this spirit remains fundamental to our approach in our activities and behaviours. Clients expect it from us, in turn we expect if from our team.
Our Head Office is in London with our team spread all over the UK to service our nationwide Client base. 

​Calibre Group is the trading style for Finance Cover & Training Limited and National Dealer Academy Limited which are privately owned businesses.​​​​​

For the last fifteen years Finance Cover & Training Limited has been providing high quality personnel and training services to global brands in the prestige and luxury Automotive sector. In those years the company has grown and evolved, driven by demand from customers for a range of business solutions.
We have worked closely with our clients to trial our new services across a range of industries and have tested them for robustness and results, ensuring they meet the needs of our customer base before taking them to market. The National Dealer Academy being the jewel in our crown.
Our personal touch, passion and ability to deliver large-scale solutions efficiently, are still the cornerstones of our operation and our top level team of industry experts are dedicated to driving your business forward.
We have been hugely privileged to work with our loyal customers and look forward to growing our relationships in the years ahead.
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“Sabina and her team consistently exceed expecatations and deliver a truly outstanding training programme!”​​​

Stephen Otley
Managing Director, Guy Salmon Land Rover Stockport
“Utilising the Academy training programme has enabled us to recruit for the right attitude knowing we can identify and develop the candidate into a professional confident and knowledgeable asset to our team.”

Adam Heffer
Dealer Principal, Group 1 BMW
“This unique approach to Sales Training can only be a benefit to the UK Retail Motor Industry and the IMI is happy to support this initiative and looks forward to seeing the future success stories of its graduates.”​​​
Steve Nash BA (Hons) FIMI
Chief Executive Officer of The Institute of the Motor Industry
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