Awards and Accreditations
In January 2018 our sister company Ginger Nut Media was proudly awarded National Highly Commended Small Employer of the Year 2017 for there continued dedication to developing young people through the apprenticeship scheme. But more importantly, are proud to play a part in enabling young people to achieve their potenital; creating a highly skilled, creative and flexible workforce capable of keeping them at the forefront of the digital marketing sector.
Daryl (Daryl Miller HR Project Manager) from Colchester Borough Council said “it has been a privilege to accompany ‘gingernut’ to the National Apprenticeship Awards. They are an excellent training provider and have been really supportive in getting CBCs apprenticeship programme launched in 2017/18.”
We along with Ginger Nut Media plan on continuing and growing the apprenticeship scheme not only within the digital marketing sector, but all sectors across the network.
Ginger Nut Training is proud to be awarded the Matrix Standard. This quality assurance standard assesses and measures the services we provide which support individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals. The standard consists of four elements that fit around your organisation’s business themes. These four elements are:
Element 1 – Leadership and Management
Element 2 – Resource
Element 3 – Service Delivery
Element 4 – Continuous Quality Improvement
For more information please visit the Matrix website here.
In November 2014 our sister company Ginger Nut Media were rewarded with the Virgin Trains Award for Newcomer SME of the Year and is recognised as one of the nation’s top apprenticeship employers of the year. To find out more about this success please do have a look here.
We are pleased to say that Ginger Nut Training have joined Tech Partnership’s mission to ensure that the UK’s digital economy has the skills for growth. The objectives of this mission are:
- Inspire young people, particularly females, to pursue technology-related education and careers
- Create courses and qualifications which are valued by both IT employers and academics
- Support educators with industry-designed teaching resources and professional development
Ginger Nut Training is proud to have achieved recognition from Investors in People. This signifies that Ginger Nut Training get the best out of people through its people management program and the staff get high reward from working at Ginger Nut Training. Organisations that demonstrate the Investors in People Standard gain an accreditation through an in-depth and unbiased assessment to determine performance.
For the second year in a row our sister company Ginger Nut Media has been listed within the Top 100 Employer List for Apprenticeships – we are very proud to have kept this accolade.
Essex county council are great partners of both our sister company Ginger Nut Media and Ginger Nut Training. We have received lots of support, funding and help from the council over the years and we would recommend all businesses contact their local council for local support and funding. For more information on the help they can provide we would recommend, if you are based in Essex, you have a look at their site and information here.
Ginger Nut Training are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office. These are the UK’s independent body set up to uphold information rights. with regards to the 1998 Data Protection Act and laws that have impacted the Data Protection Act since it was introduced.
Ginger Nut Training are proud members of Youth Employment UK, who share our mission of ensuring that young people’s voices are heard by government and other businesses. We hope to share our passion and vision with like-minded companies and it is a privilege to be a part of an organisation with such passionate devotion to youth development.
In 2014 our sister company Ginger Nut Media were placed in the The City & Guilds Top 100 Apprenticeships Employers. We are very proud to be within this list alongside names such as ITV, Santander and Ford. Our aim is to provide the best opportunities for our apprentices across a wide range of work areas.
In 2015 our sister company Ginger Nut Media was awarded the All About School Leavers Best Level of Support Award. We have also been listed as the 17th Top Employer for School & College Leavers 2015-16 and were up against companies such as National Grid, Visa Europe, Virgin Media and Jaguar Land Rover.
Ginger Nut Training are proud members of the AELP and their knowledge and resources has been instrumental in helping us launch Ginger Nut Training.
Ginger Nut Training are on the Skills Funding Agency’s register of training organisations. We are strong advocates for hiring apprentices and hold events promote apprenticeships and how invaluable they are.
With help of these opportunities, Ginger Nut Training is dedicated to help work towards the mission of:
- Improve employment opportunities in the European Union
- Help raise standards of living help people to get better skills and better job prospects
- Help equip the workforce with the skills needed by business in a competitive global economy
Ginger Nut Training are a proud approved centre of Pearson, who are one of our qualification awarding bodies. We offer a variety of their Edexcel qualifications, which are some of the top qualifications in the country and provide us with an opportunity to enable all learners to reach their full potential by working towards an Edexcel qualification through their apprenticeships.
Our sister company Ginger Nut Media are a strategic partner of the Future Apprenticeships Support Programme. This is funded by the Education and Training Foundation and will help managers, teachers, trainers, leaders and those involved in governance with the following:
1. Delivering the new apprenticeship standards – through support for curriculum development and teaching, learning and assessment strategies.
2. Supporting employer engagement – two-way street relationships between employers and providers.
3. Supporting leaders and those involved in governance to grow apprenticeships.
Find out more here
We are a proud member of The 5% Club, a campaign focused on creating momentum behind the recruitment of apprentices and graduates into the UK workforce. By joining the club, we have committed to the aim of ensuring that 5% of our UK workforce are apprentices, graduates or sponsored students on structured programmes within the next five years. To find out more information about The 5% Club and how to become a member, please visit here or get in touch by emailing here Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn as well.
NSA’s vision, and that of the employers they work with, is to create a qualified and transferable workforce, with every individual recognised and valued for the skills they have, and encouraged and enabled to develop the skills they want and need. We are absolutely dedicated to working with the NSA to ensure we are offering the best courses possible.
At the 2015 Regional National Apprenticeship Awards we were highly commended in the small employer category
Ginger Nut Training are proud to be a member of the Norfolk Council Apprenticeship Scheme DPS, enabling more employers in the county to access the high quality training they require as well as supporting potential apprentices, building their skills and knowledge whilst training with us.
Ginger Nut Training are proud to be a member of the Suffolk Council Apprenticeship Scheme DPS, enabling more employers in the county to access the high quality training they require as well as supporting potential apprentices, building their skills and knowledge whilst training with us.
In October 2017 our sister company Ginger Nut Media were rewarded with the Regional Award for Small Employer of the Year and are recognised as one of the nation’s top apprenticeship employers of the year. To find out more about this success please do have a look here.