Case Studies

Devon and Somerset businesses to benefit from £2.5m skills training pot

Adopstar, based in Cullompton, is an advertising operations company with over 17 years’ experience in the online advertising industry. Adopstar are committed to supporting staff development as they see this as an integral part in growing the business, and have benefited from fully funded training through the Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) programme.

Lizzie Pickering

I am delighted to have received an Apprentice of the Year award, for completing these qualifications. I have enjoyed spending time at ETS, meeting other new learners and working with the staff who are a credit to their organisation.

Lara Drake

In this time she has grown in to a very strong and capable young woman who has excelled in a hospital environment and is not afraid to take on new and difficult tasks. I admire her caring, professionalism and strength of character that she has demonstrated.

Harrier LLC

‘We feel that the standard of our operators has improved along with their confidence..’

Minster Veterinary Surgery

The benefits for Minster Vets supporting and encouraging apprenticeships have been an increase in staff moral and the overall way the practice team(s) run and communicate. Therefore allowing us to provide a more efficient and reliable service.

 Age UK (Aid Call)

The NVQ training has had a huge impact encouraging the personal development of individuals, increasing confidence, efficiency and understanding of their role for many who may otherwise not have thought they would be capable of gaining a qualification.

NHS Devon

The fantastic success rates are a reflection of the dedicatd staff; the support offered by HR and internal staff across the trust, and careful progress monitoring ETS.

Sticky Fingers Day Care Nursery

The whole experience was made so easy and everyone was made to feel so relaxed due to the friendly and professional assessors and admin team that we would happily recommend ETS to any other business.

Saddles and Paddles

Saddles and Paddles make the most of leadership and management training available through Heart of the South West Apprenticeship Service  


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