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Wincanton training scheme rated ‘good’ in Ofsted report

Wincanton, the largest British logistics business has had its training scheme rated ‘good’ in an Ofsted report this week.

Press releases | 12 July 2016

Safety briefing in warehouse

The positive outcome of the Ofsted report adds to Wincanton’s recent hat-trick of wins at the HR Excellence Awards as part of a wider effort of transformation for the company, during which the business is focusing on the retention and attraction of key talent and skills.

Wincanton provides a training scheme to its employees whereby participants can receive a vocational qualification, funded by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA), in warehousing and transportation. The programme has been designed to encourage drivers to increase their skills and knowledge around health, safety and working practises to not only encourage progression within Wincanton, but to support the success of the business overall.

The company was rated ‘good’ across all Ofsted’s categories which include; effectiveness of leadership and management, quality of teaching, learning and assessment, personal development, behaviour and welfare and outcomes for learners.

Adrian Coleman, CEO of Wincanton said:

“We are thrilled to have been rated ‘good’ by Ofsted for our training scheme. Our employees are our greatest asset which is why we have encouraged the participation in this training scheme to help not only with their own personal development but their professional development within Wincanton as well.”

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills. It inspects and regulates services that provide education and skills for learners of all ages. The regulatory body rates organisations by four grades; grade one: outstanding, grade two: good, grade three: requires improvement and grade four: inadequate.


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