As your local provider of quality vocational skills and workplace training, you don’t have to look far and wide to take your workforce to that next level.

National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) enable experienced members of staff to gain a qualification that recognises competence in a certain job role.

For employers, NVQs make a statement to customers about the expertise within their business, demonstrating that your team work to nationally recognised occupational standards. It could also support applications for ISO standards and accreditations, such as Investors in People or Environmental Management Certification.

For employees, NVQs enhance skills and confidence in their abilities and ultimately performance, potentially allowing them to access higher levelled job roles within the organisation.

We currently offer NVQs in the following areas:

  • Business Admin
  • Business Improvement Techniques
  • Childcare
  • Customer Service
  • Engineering
  • Health and Social Care
  • Health and Social Care – Leadership and Management
  • Horticulture
  • IT
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Team Leading


Our Business Development Team are available by appointment to visit organisations of all sizes, from sole traders to SMEs and large blue chip companies.

For more information about the services that we can provide, call our Employer Services team on 01235 216216 or email us: employer.training@abingdon-witney.ac.uk.