Providing Opportunities and Progression Routes

Learner to Staff Success!

“We have been learners on our Employability Programme, we are now Lead Tutors”.

"Years later, I am still with Aspire and have progressed massively in my career, I have gained two qualifications in teaching and assessing: Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocational Achievement and Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training and have managed to progress within the company to becoming a Lead Tutor allowing me to pass on my knowledge and experience and support other tutors within the business”. 

Aaron Wade-Young, Lead Tutor

"Aspire have put me through numerous qualifications since coming back and I have progressed from shadowing Tutors on courses, to leading my own courses and most recently in becoming one of the Lead Tutors at Aspire in just 2 years".

Mark Blackburn, Lead Tutor


Find out more here: Aspire Staff Success

Pathway to Employment

Rebecca is P.E. Curriculum Lead at St Francis RC Primary School, Gorton, Manchester

“Aspire advertised, shortlisted and pre-screen interviewed a number of Apprentice candidates before sending 6 finalists to us for a formal interview. We were that blown away by their enthusiasm and drive, we decided to employ 4 even though we had initially only planned to employ 2!”

Meaningful Development

At Aspire we regularly hold internal training to all staff members to make sure everyone is up-to-date with the current agenda. 

“I enjoyed the discussions and presentations a lot as we were able to share best practice with colleagues”

Aspire Employability Tutor, January 2019


“My e-learning Quality course is now completed, I really liked it especially having a quiz at the end of each module”

Aspire Internal Quality Assurer, May 2019

Earn While You Learn

David is PE Teaching Assistant Apprentice at St. Francis RC Primary School in Gorton, Manchester

David started as an apprenticeship at St Francis RC Primary.

As well as assisting the delivery of PE, David leads after school clubs and activities. Once a month, Aspire Tutors visit David to deliver the Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification.

“Aspire has provided me with the opportunity to get paid experience working in a school whilst also achieving a qualification that will set me up for a career in education”.

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Get in Contact

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