New Year, New Start, New Focus for 2021

New Year New Start New Focus
Posted by: Marketing

New beginnings are just around the corner. From work experience led apprenticeships to free online courses, our range of training solutions can help you develop professional, valuable skills ready for 2021.

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Whether you want to enhance your employment opportunities, build on your existing skills or support your employees to move roles for the new year, Babington’s range of free continuous professional development programmes supports adults (over the age of 19) to flourish professionally. 

As well as having a portfolio of National Free Online Learning Courses such as Data Security and Customer Service Skills, we also have partnerships that enable us to offer a range of fully-funded courses for those within devolved areas. 

Our partnership with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) means that we are able to offer Free Online Training Programmes for the West Midlands, coving subjects such as Leadership and Management and Digital Marketing.

Covering qualifications such as Business Improvement and Business Administration, we can provide Free Online Qualifications to those within Greater Manchester because of our partnership with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).

If you’re considering a career change or job progression for the new year, these programmes help you build the knowledge needed to be able to reach your professional goals, no matter what your current role is! With a nationally recognised qualification behind you, 2021 could be the year you get that well-deserved promotion or new role! 

Or maybe you’re an employer looking to invest in your employee’s professional skills whilst maintaining productivity in 2021? With courses such as Lean Management and Team Leading, Babington can help you future proof your business through an in-depth training needs analysis and talent pipeline strategy. Our team will not only help you understand the online education options available to your business but support your long term succession plans.

Looking to improve your chances of employment? These adult skills courses also have career preparation topics embedded within them, supporting learners to develop the skills that employers look for, across a range of sectors.

With every new year comes a chance for a new start. Now could be the perfect time for you to start focusing on building your dream career and Babington are here to help you find that focus through an apprenticeship.

If you know what profession you want to excel in, apprenticeships are a great way to get your foot within the industry early, helping you to meet connections and understand the sector ready for a full-time position.

Maybe you haven’t yet decided where your skills lie, but your new years’ resolution is to earn money and learn on the job? Our dedicated team will help you find the right apprenticeship course for you before arranging interviews with industry-specific employers that suit your interests and future plans!

Read more benefits to doing an apprenticeship with us, here.

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Apprenticeships aren’t just for school leavers to build transferable skills and gain valuable work experience, they are also utilised in business talent development strategies for both existing and new recruits

Focus on developing talent in your organisation this year! From Accountancy to Project Management, our extensive range of apprenticeships ensure that your workforce has the practical skills and qualifications your organisation needs to thrive. 


No matter what your development plans are this year, Babington’s tailored learning solutions provide participants with the skills, qualifications and behaviours required to reach your 2021 goals.

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