Ofsted Award escalla Apprenticeships Good to Outstanding


escalla apprenticeships has been recognised as a good provider, after a successful visit from Ofsted.

Following our most recent inspection, Ofsted has recognised escalla Apprenticeships* as a Good provider overall.

Added to this, we were also recognised as an Outstanding provider for apprentice personal development, behaviour and welfare.

Achieving these fantastic results shows our continued commitment to developing our services and to offering the best learning experiences possible – something we’ve been doing for the last 25 years!

How we achieved our Ofsted Good Provider status...


Apprenticeships | GOOD PROVIDER
Personal development, behaviour and welfare | OUTSTANDING PROVIDER
Outcomes for learners | GOOD PROVIDER
Effectiveness of leadership and management | GOOD PROVIDER
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment | GOOD PROVIDER

According to the report...

Our apprentices:

  • Make exceptional progress in improving their English, Maths and ICT skills.
  • Gain good technical and vocational skills through the wide variety of classroom and workplace activities.
  • Make extremely good progress in their job roles.
  • Become much more confident, are highly motivated, enjoy their learning and take great pride in their work.
  • Undertake useful citizenship projects.
  • Would recommend escalla to their friends (95%).

Our staff:

  • Deliver expert, high-quality off-the job training that engages apprentices very effectively.
  • Work very well with workplace managers to plan on and off-the-job training opportunities.
  • Use effective assessment and clear feedback to identify where our apprentices under-perform to improve their skills and knowledge.
  • Promote equality and diversity.

Read our full Ofsted report

Currently, 86% of escalla apprentices go on to full-time employment. But we’re not finished there. We’re always working to further develop young people and invest in their futures – including through our brand-new level 4 qualifications in Software Development and Networking.

If you’d like to find out more about our Ofsted report, our level 4 apprenticeships, or if you have any other questions for us, we’d love to hear from you.

*trading as Training Synergy