Absolute an integral provider partner of Swatpro

Absolute are an integral provider partner of Swatpro, which is a not-for-profit partnership of training providers supporting employers and learners.

Leading expertise in the delivery of learning and skills, delivering cost-effective, high-quality, flexible skills solutions that meet the needs of the modern workplace and deliver high return on investment.

South West Association of Training Providers Ltd (Swatpro) was formed in 2011 as a partnership of employers and training providers to provide an effective, not for profit, efficient and cost-effective training provider partnership supporting employers and learners.

The company has a unique pedigree as it is a not for profit company limited by guarantee with its membership being established providers approved on the Education and Skills Funding Agency Register of Training Organisations and Register of Apprenticeship Training Organisations with a history of delivering high quality learning and skills offering apprenticeships to levy and non-levy paying employers across the following sectors:

  • Accountancy
  • Animal Care and Welfare
  • Business Administration
  • Clinical Health (hospitals)
  • Construction
  • Customer Service
  • Digital (Cyber Security & Network Infrastructure)
  • Early Years Education
  • Engineering
  • Forklift Engineering
  • Health & Social Care
  • Hospitality and Catering
  • Information Technology
  • Leadership & Management
  • Outdoors, Leisure and Events
  • Retail

Leading on expertise in the delivery of apprenticeship standards for both levy and non-levy businesses, delivering cost-effective, high-quality, flexible skills solutions that meet the needs of the modern workplace and deliver high return on investment.

Success is achieved by working in partnership with our employers and our professional dedicated team.

Quality of Service and Provision

Ofsted Rating GOOD

  • Overall effectiveness Good
  • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good
  • Quality of teaching, learning and assessmentGood
  • Personal development, behaviour and welfare Outstanding
  • Outcomes for learners Outstanding
  • Apprenticeships Good

Customer Satisfaction Rates 2017 – 18

Employer

90.00%

Learner

92.60%

Apprenticeship Achievement Rates 2017 – 18

National Target

62%

Swatpro Overall Achievement

78.28%

The following graph shows the achievement rates by sector that Swatpro and its partners achieved in 2017-18, with every sector area preforming above the National Target:

Swatpro partners pride themselves on their flexible, customer-friendly approach, so we always look to take the burden off you and deal with red tape and box-ticking requirements – so employers can get on with running their business.

Experience has told us that a good training partner is a good listener, so why not get in touch with us today to discuss your training needs. We have the skill to give you the skills you want.