Absolute Training offer Apprenticeships in animal care and animal welfare, as well as running Leadership and Management courses for the care sector and other employers. Find out about the fascinating backstory behind this niche training company.
Head towards the South Coast and just before you hit Bournemouth you’ll arrive at Ferndown, a bustling town that is home for one of Swatpro’s busiest training providers. Our latest training provider spotlight is on Quest Vocational Training!
“We’ve found our apprentices generally want to stay with us and they have made a significant impact to the business. I have to say I’ve been very impressed.”
In the first in a continuing series, we get to meet Swatpro partners and learn about their training ethos. Channel Training was founded in 2012 by two qualified teachers, Jim Whittaker and Darren Sherwood.
Learn all about Swatpro Academy in our Spot light feature. Swatpro Academy, one of the South-West’s leading training providers in the catering and hospitality sector, is based in Exeter.
In a move welcomed by businesses and training organisations alike, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has reduced the amount non-levy paying organisations have to pay towards the cost of Apprenticeships. Learn what this can mean for businesses.
Watchers of TV's MasterChef may recognise Pedro from his appearance as a contestant in the 2017 series. Although he did not win the contest, he says: "It was fun. A great thing to do, and all part of the learning process for me. Definitely a step forward
Taking the strain out of training and building on shared expertise has been key to the success of Swatpro partners and this is certainly exemplified in White Horse Training with their significant success with a new business-led Apprenticeship approach.
Swatpro partners have been at the forefront of introducing the new Apprenticeship Standards training in their respective fields. North Bristol NHS Trust’s Simone John has been at the very start of this new employer friendly approach to apprenticeships, a
Swatpro meets the next generation of apprentices at the largest Apprenticeship Expo in the South West. Swatpro will be talking to employers on how its training partners’ bespoke, down-to-earth and industry focused approach to training can help them.