Our sectors

We have a long heritage in supporting many of the UK’s service based sectors, delivering responsive apprenticeship solutions since 1993. Whether you’re delivering support to care users in the social care sector, or meeting the needs of consumers in a fast paced retail environment, we have the expertise to deliver a high quality, bespoke apprenticeship solution.

Our portfolio of apprenticeships provides an intelligent response to meeting workforce development needs, underpinned by Babcock’s reputation for service excellence. All of our trainers are sector specific, combining high levels of occupational experience with the right teaching skills. Our programmes offer the latest innovations in apprenticeship delivery and meet the ever changing development needs of a modern workforce.

Active Leisure

Our active leisure team provide a range of apprenticeships to support this dynamic and diverse sector. These apprenticeships include bespoke programmes for class trainers, personal trainers, physical activity coaches, alongside career pathways into leisure centre and gym management.

Our team is passionate about the sector, working with a diverse range of employers to develop the next generation of active leisure professionals.

Business Skills

Every organisation recognises the need for highly skilled leaders and managers. Our leadership apprenticeships include the benefit of Institute for Leadership & Management qualifications, giving apprentices access to cutting edge resources.

Together with the need for skilled leaders, a requirement for highly performing central functions has never been greater. Our customer care and business administration apprenticeships provide a fantastic opportunity to develop these important skills. However your business is organised, our business skills trainers have the know-how to develop confident administrative and customer service teams.

Early Years

The early years sector is critical to nurturing our future generations. The sector is growing, and needs to continually develop highly committed and skilled professionals. Working with children involves a range of personal and professional skills, using creativity and imagination to support the development of pre-school children.

Our early years trainers are passionate about the early years foundation stage, delivering apprenticeships that develop childcare professionals skills’ across the seven areas of foundation stage education. Whatever the setting, our responsive and flexible solutions offer extensive development opportunities with robust safeguarding processes and standards.

Hospitality

The hospitality sector is diverse, encompassing a wide range of job roles and professions. Our hospitality team reflect this diversity, ensuring we can support every area of the sector. From small café’s to international hotel chains, we can offer the right delivery model to meet your needs. Our hospitality solutions reflect our 25 year track record within the sector, providing programmes that develop talented and passionate hospitality professionals.

Whatever part of the sector you operate in, our apprenticeships can have a real impact on your business. Whether it’s developing the next generation of talented chefs, or ensuring your customer service standards set you apart from the competition, we can help realise your ambitions.

Retail

Retailers are seeing some of the biggest changes in consumer spending seen in a generation. Our expertise includes support for some of the UK’s biggest names, from the high street to multinational supermarkets. Our delivery models reflect the fast paced and diverse nature of the sector, helping our customers to stay ahead of the competition.

Our retail team demonstrates this breadth of expertise and our trainers are passionate about the exciting opportunities the sector presents. Whatever your retail ambitions, we have an apprenticeship solution to meet your needs.

Social Care

With an ageing population the importance of the adult social care sector has never been greater. Like our employer partners, we are passionate about promoting the benefits of this immensely rewarding career path.

Delivering adult social care apprenticeships from level 2 to level 5, we offer exciting opportunities to developing the workforce at every level. Our delivery models are underpinned by a commitment to service user care and a suite of safeguarding processes.

Click here to see our wide ranging apprenticeship programmes.