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Babington Group

Founded in 1974, Babington provides high-quality training across a growing number of sectors, from accounting to hairdressing. At Babington, our mission statement is “to inspire everyone to realise their full potential by providing training and opportunities to improve quality of life, and thereby create a better future.” Babington has a unique collaborative culture in which the senior team instils an open, honest and people orientated ethos to encourage a real sense of belonging. This creates a common sense of purpose around developing the future careers of young adults across the UK. Babington’s people are central to the success of all of our services and products. This is achieved through the group’s people orientated culture, which seeks to promote development, innovation and best practice. As part of the group’s focus on developing its own people, Babington introduced an advanced talent management programme, which has been integrated into the business plan. The aim of this is to aid the identification of staff with the right skill sets and to nurture internal talent with a view to filling key management and leadership positions in the future.


Blue Sky Assessing & Consultancy Ltd

Blue Sky Assessing & Consultancy Ltd is a flexible work-based Apprenticeship training provider based in the heart of Suffolk/ East Anglia.

Here at Blue Sky we believe in continuous improvement and development. Our values drive the core of the business inspiring aspirations of future talent. We’re experts in our field, delivering creative training sessions for future employees or existing staff to help businesses flourish in a changing economy. Blue Sky takes the time to understand training requirements and succession planning, delivering knowledge and skills which embed company behaviours. 

We wish to support the businesses we are in partnership with. We are not restricted by set intake dates, and are flexible in our working to meet businesses needs for a great learning experience.

Our inspirational team can assist learners to achieve the below approved REACO qualifications:

• Level 2 Certificate in Recruitment Resourcing

• Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Recruitment Resourcing

Blue Sky Assessing & Consultancy Ltd is listed on the RoATP and can also deliver the qualifications as part of the Level 2 Recruitment Resourcer Apprenticeship Standard. 


01728 685497


Create Skills Ltd

As a leading training provider Create Skills have a proven track record of delivering bespoke and accredited qualifications to companies and individuals nationwide.


Approved qualifications:

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Recruitment Resourcing (QCF) 

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Recruitment Resourcing  

Unit 8 Enterprise Court, Farfield Park, Manvers, Rotherham, S63 5DB 

01709 468011

DFPF Limited - People 1st

People 1st is an award winning employment and learning organisation which offers a range of government funded training, employment support initiatives and corporate training solutions across Northern Ireland.  We are a major contract holder for the Department for Employment & Learning (DEL), offering a range of occupational training and qualifications.  We have office locations in Belfast, Lisburn, Banbridge and Newry. 


Approved qualifications:

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Recruitment 

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment (QCF) 

Suite 1, Ormeau House, 91-97 Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 1SH

Impact Futures

Impact Futures has been successfully delivering apprenticeships and vocational qualifications across the UK since 1995, and achievement rates were rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted 2018.


Our emphasis is on engaging our learners with their training every step of the way, whilst providing constant one-to-one tutor support and continuous updates for employers. This strategy combined with our Frequent Individualised Teaching (FIT™) ethos has proved phenomenally successful with both our learners and employers. Our sector professionals and experienced I.T. team built the award-winning online learning programme, the Laser® in order to deliver the highest standard of teaching and learning to learners anywhere in the UK and internationally. All our staff firmly believe in the importance of life-long learning. We work with learners and apprentices of all ages, abilities and backgrounds, and hope to inspire them to take control of their own learning experience. We pride ourselves on providing more than just a qualification to each of our learners, and instead increase their confidence, self-esteem and ambition.


Impact Futures training and apprenticeships are Matrix accredited, and we receive funding from both the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and European Social Fund (ESF).


Academy House, Langley Quay





01753 596004 

Key Group

The Key Group, a national OFSTED GOOD Provider has been delivering Government Funded and Commercial Training Solutions across England for over 50 years – from Keyboard Training in the 1960’s through to Apprenticeship Standards today including via the Apprenticeship Levy.


We, annually, place c.1,000 unemployed young people (from the NEET Group) in a new permanent job with an office based Apprenticeship – Business Admin, Customer Service, IT, Resourcer, Recruiter.

+ another 2,000 employed staff upskilled in their workplace – in addition to the above, Team Leader, Manager.

+ another 5,000 people trained on Personal Development, IT or Project Management courses.


Key Training share more about the apprenticeship levy and the recruitment industry here


3 E-Centre

Easthampstead Road



RG12 1NF


01344 830100 


With offices in Sidcup, Romford, Canterbury and Sandwich, MiddletonMurray is an award winning training and recruitment provider for London and the South East, with a focus on getting NEETs into jobs; 99.6% of MiddletonMurray-managed apprentices secure full-time employment upon graduation.


MiddletonMurray educates young people - through careers advice at schools, colleges and universities - on their options and provides a vocational alternative to traditional education via its Apprenticeship scheme which leads to real jobs and careers. 


MiddletonMurray places upwards of 50 people per month including apprentices and professionals and are Patrons of Charlton Athletic Community Trust’s ‘Give Youth a Chance’ initiative.


Approved qualifications:

Level 3 Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Recruitment

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment (QCF)  


124 Station Road

Sidcup, Kent

DA15 7AB

020 8300 6109

Recruitment Juice

Proud to be voted Training Provider of the Year 2017 and 2018 (Recruitment International) due to our commitment to excellence and focus on engaging training that changes behaviours and improves performance.  Exclusively focussed on the recruitment sector, delivering innovative learning solutions for 11 years.


100% of learners and employers would recommend our services (2018 Education & Skills Funding Agency Survey)

-3,000+ learners

-National coverage

-World’s leading online learning provider to the Recruitment Sector

-Blended learning including, 1on1 training, coaching, online learning, mobile learning, social learning, Workshops, Webinars

-Free access to the entire Recruitment Juice library for all learners on programme

-100% of coaches & mentors are Recruitment industry experts

-Focus on making recruiters great, not just ticking boxes



-Training Provider of the Year 2017 & 2018 – Recruitment International

-UK Customer Experience Awards Finalist 2017

-Global Recruiter Best Innovation Finalist 2016

-Learn X – Best Learning Partnership Finalist 2014

-New York Film Festival Finalist – Professional Education


Approved qualifications:

Recruitment Resourcer Development Programme

Level 2 Certificate in Recruitment Resourcing  (CertRR) and,

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment Resourcing

Recruitment Consultant Development Programme

Level 3 Certificate in Recruitment Practice (CertRP) and,

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment

Please contact our MD Matt Trott -  


3 River Road

Reading, Berks



08700 677567

Runway Training

Runway Training are specialist training and apprenticeship provider based in Kent, offering a flexible approach to your staff development. With a highly skilled team of assessors and trainers possessing a wealth of industry knowledge and using a unique blend of paper based and e-learning, we aim to cater for each and every individual. The Runway Training team are passionate about supporting learners of all levels and ability to reach their potential. The team collectively have years of experience in supporting learners achieve their goals. Our focus is to provide a learner centred provision that utilises technology and promotes inclusivity.


Approved qualifications:

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Recruitment Resourcing

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Recruitment Resourcing

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment Practice

Level 3 Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Recruitment Practice


Runway Training, 190 High Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1BE

Telephone: 01732 402 402

Solvo Vir

Tailored qualifications from recruitment industry experts. Solvo Vir is an innovative training provider delivering sector-specific recruitment training and apprenticeships to organisations and individuals across the UK.


We act as a launch pad for skills projects, delivering accredited training that captures the imagination of both learners and employers. 

We can provide funded leadership courses for directors and managers, recruitment qualifications for your recruiter and resources and a range of business administration courses for your back office and payroll.  


All of our programmes are planned and run by professional recruiters, making each course practical, up-to-date and engaging. Carefully-planned content addresses skills shortages in the recruitment sector, helping employers improve business performance and stay ahead of the game.

From sourcing funding right through to arranging certification, we take care of every detail.


Approved qualifications: 

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Recruitment Resourcing 

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Recruitment Resourcing 

Level 3 Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Recruitment Practice

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment Practice 


Trinity House

114 Northenden Rd

Sale, Manchester

M33 3HD


0330 053 9140

Square Mile Leadership

Square Mile Leadership, the London-focused, ‘Professionals Network’ arm of Catalyst Learning and Development, has been delivering personal development training since 1995 and works in sectors ranging from finance and hospitality, to education and healthcare. We train, coach and support individuals and teams to achieve their full potential through the practice and application of newly gained knowledge to increase skills and positively change behaviour. We believe Developing People Matter™, they have a growth mind-set and are attracted to organisations that are committed to investing in the personal development of their people. 



Square Mile Leadership is an RECAO Delivery Centre and Main Line Provider of the new apprenticeship standards. We currently support Recruitment Consultant Level 3. Using only specialist consultants in our Recruitment Consultant delivery team, SML workshops are designed to encourage learners to think and reflect on how their learning is applied in their specific role, with a focus on changing behaviours for improved results. No matter the size of the organisation, we support everyone individually through their unique ‘learner journey’. SML Coaches are highly experienced, and up-to-date with the latest standards. SML fully understands the process and legalities required, as well as the level of commitment needed from learners to achieve their best results. We pride ourselves on the quality of our delivery and learner support, and combined with OneFile E-portfolio, uphold the highest level of professionalism and transparency throughout each Apprenticeship.The SML Professionals Network helps both learners and their organisation make the most of the levy with a flexible choice of workshops, additional forums and celebration events.


Nick Horan

0207 436 3636  

0771 428 8858

Total People

Total People are one of the largest suppliers of work-based learning in the North West of England. Based in Middlewich, our reach is ever expanding with over a dozen offices and training centres across Cheshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Lancashire and Derbyshire.


As a company, we reinvest all surplus revenue straight back into improving our training initiatives. At our last Oftsed inspection we were graded ‘Good’, placing us in the top 15% of training providers in the entire country.


Total People currently support 1,800 employers and 4,500 learners and is organised into occupationally specific areas, including Recruitment. Each area has competent and qualified Training Advisers with a wealth of knowledge and experience in their particular field and who are on hand to inspire, encourage and support learners to achieve their potential.


Approved qualifications:

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Recruitment Resourcing

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Recruitment Resourcing (QCF)

Level 2 Certificate in Recruitment Resourcing (QCF)

Advanced Apprenticeship in Recruitment

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment (QCF)

Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Recruitment Practice (QCF)

Higher Apprenticeship in Recruitment

Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment (QCF)

Level 4 Diploma in Recruitment Management (QCF)


Group House

Kind Street

Middlewich, Cheshire

CW10 9LZ


01606 734000

Yeovil College

Inspiring and leading our community through providing learning solutions and pathways for successful progression

Accredited Centres:

  • GI Group Recruitment Ltd
  • Impellam Group
  • IRP Centre
  • Meridian Business Support Ltd
  • Orion Engineering Services Ltd
  • Pertemps Network Group
  • Randstad UK Holdings Ltd
  • Royal Air Force Recruiting & Selection
  • Royal Naval Centre of Recruiting
  • Rullion Group
  • Staffline Serocor Holdings Ltd (Part of Advanced Resource Managers Ltd)
  • Servoca Plc

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