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Why choose to work with us?


Established in 2004 and with over 18 years’ experience we have emerged as Wales’ leading training provider of Apprenticeships and Work Based Learning qualifications. 

Located in Caerphilly, we are one of ten Welsh Government prime contractors that are funded to deliver apprenticeships and work based learning qualifications across a wide range of sectors throughout Wales.  

Having gained a strong and reliable reputation for quality employer and learner feedback we have become a popular choice for many employers and learners alike.   

In 2021, we were awarded the Princess Royal Award for celebrating impact and rewarding excellence and are proud to have been listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies To Work For, for the last 6 years. We have also been named Best Education and Training Company to Work for in the UK 2022.  

The results of our 2022 Learner and Employer survey speak for themselves with 94% of our learners rating Educ8 Training as Good to Excellent as their training provider. 97% of our learners would recommend Educ8 Training to others and 100% of our employers would rate Educ8 Training as Good to Excellent as their training provider.  

Helping you succeed

Why employers work with us

We are the Best Education and Training provider to Work For in the UK, as well as in the Top 5 Mid-Sized Company to Work for in the UK (Best Companies 2022).  

With our dedicated team of Account Managers who care about your business and our quality provision and tailored qualifications you’re in safe hands.  

We are well connected with businesses and partnerships across Wales and hold memberships with professional bodies.      

Our team are on your side to help your business grow by up-skilling your current staff and recruiting new staff into the business.   


Why learners study with us 

Our learner led qualifications can be tailored to the individual’s job role allowing them to gain both new and relevant skills with practical experience. All learners benefit from flexible learning with online learning support giving you greater control and flexibility over your learning schedule.  

Each learner is assigned their own Trainer Coach with sector knowledge and industry experience. Learners benefit from regular catch ups with their TC’s who are able to offer tailored support every step of the way.  On completion of the qualification learners will gain an accredited qualification and get to celebrate at our annual Gradu8 ceremony.  

Working for the future of Wales

Our mission is to make a positive impact on the social and economic future of our communities through developing, empowering and inspiring individuals to achieve their true potential. 

We are committed to improving the lives and skills of the people and businesses in our communities. We are passionate about helping people achieve what they never thought possible and we strive to make South Wales a better place to live and do business. 

We offer qualifications in a range of areas, from childcare, management, health and social care to customer service and digital marketing.  

Having recently acquired a number of specialist companies over the years, including ISA Training, Haddon Training and most recently, Aspire 2Be, the Group is able to offer an even wider range of education and training opportunities across the hair and beauty, animal and equine and IT sectors.  

“I am so passionate about apprenticeships because they make such a difference to people’s lives. It’s brilliant to see people qualify and go on to achieve so much more in their career.”

Rhian Lewis, Learning & Development Business Partner, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board.

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