About Babcock Training

With a rich history of service excellence, Babcock is a trusted name across the training and apprenticeships market. We have an enviable track record in delivering intelligent and compelling workforce development solutions and are one of the UK’s largest and most reputable training providers.

Our solutions range from bespoke, employer-led apprenticeship programmes to pioneering digital simulations and we work closely with all of our customers to reflect their organisational needs. Supporting both private and public sector businesses, a customer focused solution is at the heart of who we are, consistently putting the employer brand at the forefront of programme design.

As one of the UK’s largest apprenticeship providers, we offer apprenticeships at multiple levels in engineering with particular expertise in the rail, automotive, nuclear and energy industries as well as the British Army and Emergency Services. We also deliver apprenticeships across retail, hospitality, active leisure, adult care, automotive, business, customer service, early years care and warehousing sectors.

Having delivered apprenticeships for over 20 years we have developed an enviable reputation across the marketplace, delivering high quality solutions for employers and apprentices alike.

With over 1000 workforce development professionals across the UK, we are able to draw upon embedded capability and expertise to underpin our strategic ambitions. Our approach is based on a number of commitments and benefits:

Innovative employer-led apprenticeships

As an award-winning provider of employer-led workforce development solutions, we deliver innovative apprenticeships that meet the needs of large and small employers alike.

UK-wide solutions

We hold apprenticeship funding contracts across the UK and support employers in every devolved nation. Our established infrastructure and economies of scale enable us to deliver high quality, responsive teaching and learning in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Wherever your location, our cost-effective recruitment, retention and reward solutions can make a positive impact on productivity and performance.

Delivering comprehensive skills development

Our combination of vocational, technical, interpersonal and employability skills training ensures the development of competent and professional employees. We blend comprehensive face-to-face delivery with market leading digital learning solutions to maximise apprenticeship engagement and success.

Delivering outstanding quality provision

Our extensive quality and improvement activities drive performance and deliver substantial benefits to individuals and employers. We embed continuous improvement processes into everything we do, reflecting current industry requirements and meet employer and learner needs alike. Our apprenticeship programmes are underpinned by a range of national accreditations and kite marks, ensuring a robust approach to quality, standards and consistency.

Employer relationship management

Strong employer relationships are key to the success of our programmes. Our well established account management structures allow us to work closely with employers, maximising performance, ensuring transparent reporting and providing ongoing feedback to your management teams.  

Supporting employers to recruit top talent

We have significant expertise, capacity and capability to manage apprenticeship recruitment – whether recruitment is for a single vacancy or national cohort recruitment. By managing the attraction and selection processes on employers’ behalf, we help attract the very best new apprentices whilst saving employers time and money.