“Workplace learning is no longer about simply improving performance and productivity: it’s about attracting and retaining the best employees for your organisation and making those already within the organisation feel valued.”
“I’ve gained a wealth of knowledge about working in a business and developed a host of new skills but I mainly feel I’ve grown as a person. I feel more confident in myself and I feel confident I made the right choice to kickstart my journey in the workplace.”
“It’s really nice to see the suggestions that I make being implemented, and seeing improvements based on that. I didn’t think that I would be the sort of person interested in insurance but I can’t stop talking about it!”
“Since completing my apprenticeship with ACL, I have been offered plenty of opportunities to further my development. I have completed 2 further qualifications within the promotional merchandise industry…”
Claire is a Learning & Organisational Development Officer for Basildon Council, who have been recruiting and upskilling their employees with ACL for the past 8 years. We asked her some questions about why she would recommend the ACL Apprenticeships programme to other local authorities and businesses.
Leon joined the ACL Commercial team in October 2020 as a Business Administration Apprentice and has been supporting the Business Development team to engage with businesses, learners, and organisations to promote ACL opportunities. We recently caught up with Leon to see the progress he has continued to make in his career journey.
Through ACL Apprenticeships, Jane was able to upskill her own staff and create “future leaders”. The Apprenticeship programme has had a positive impact on her business – her staff have grown and developed with her business.
We asked Michelle some questions about why she would recommend ACL Apprenticeships and how it has impacted her business.
“To anyone that is thinking of taking an ACL course, I would say: absolutely do it. I’ve loved everyone I’ve taken and I’d recommend each of them.”
“He overcame so many barriers during his learning journey and rather than allow them to be an obstacle he took them as an opportunity for personal growth.”