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We’re proud of our Welsh roots and passionate about making a positive impact on communities and industries – it’s our mission to support Welsh businesses.

As a business based in Wales, you could access free training for your staff. We can help them to develop existing or build new skills which your employees can then inject into your business. And if you’re recruiting new staff, which can be time-consuming and expensive, we can even support you with their recruitment at no cost.

As one of only ten Welsh Government contracted training providers, we are able to offer free, fully-funded training and help with the recruitment of new staff. We’re passionate about supporting Welsh companies and helping you access the funding available.

Many of our courses are available to anyone over the age of 16 and are offered across a range of industries, from business, health and social care, and childcare, to animal care, hairdressing, and energy management.

Why is staff development important?

For businesses to grow, there needs to be new ways of working and new skills and ideas injected into the business. By developing your staff, they will learn new skills that they can use in their job, helping to boost the company. For companies struggling with staff retention, offering employees training and development makes them feel valued and helps with motivation.

We are here to support and grow your business. As our qualifications are fully-funded, there is no cost to you as the business, or the employee. Our fully-funded courses are a fantastic way to upskill your current staff with the latest skills and training or help with recruiting new staff to fill vacancies.


Why choose Educ8 Training?

As a prime contract holder, we are one of ten chosen apprenticeship providers that have a contract to deliver learning through Welsh Government funding.

Educ8 Training has a reputation for high quality employer and learner feedback. 100% of employers rate Educ8 as ‘Good to Excellent’ and 100% of employers would recommend Educ8 as a training provider to other companies. And 100% of employers agree that apprenticeships have helped in developing their staff. Our accolades include Investors in People (IIP) Platinum accreditation and we’ve been recognised as the ‘#1 Best Organisation To Work For in Education and Training’. We also made the ‘Top 5 Best Mid-Sized Companies To Work For in the UK’.

Employers we work with are a name and not a number. We care about your business and work with you, taking time to understand your business needs. Our dedicated team of account managers carry out a skills analysis to identify the gaps in your business. Our bespoke qualifications, which are a mix of mandatory and optional units, tailor the training to the job role and your business. Our 2022 learner and employer survey found that 100% of employers reported that Educ8 met or exceeded their organisational needs.

Your staff and business are in safe hands with Educ8. Our quality teaching and tailored qualifications are the reason so many businesses already work with us. Your staff will be taught by our qualified and experienced subject experts. We even support learners through essential skills in maths and English.

Well-connected in the business world, we are members of the Institute of Directors and partner with colleges, other training providers, Careers Wales and Welsh Government.

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Educ8 Training – Top 5 large company to work for in the UK 

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