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Ginger Nut

About Us

In early 2011 we were born as an ambitious media company Ginger Nut Media

From here we grew to win brands like The Times, The Economist, RSPB and many more.

Working out of a spare room we moved into our first office with three directors.

We wanted to expand. Having met with our local MP at launch and been the happy recipients of free government business training and advice.

We hired five apprentices!

Many people in the industry thought we were mad, except Essex County Council and the National Apprenticeship Service. We had a huge amount of help along the way and were joined by five great apprentices.

We doubled our productivity within six months and went on to win many awards including Best New SME at the National Apprenticeship AwardsAll About School Leavers Best level of support, and were listed as a Top 100 apprenticeship employer three times. 

During this growth we continued to get more involved in apprenticeship stakeholder groups and assisted both the AELP and the ESFA through different networks. We were humbled to even chair an ambassador network full of massive employers who had hired thousands of apprentices.

After hiring near on 30 apprentices ourselves…

We decided, in 2014 that we wanted to take the next steps on the apprenticeship journey and launched our independent training provider, Ginger Nut Training.

Here we used the experience of managing apprentices within our business and our knowledge on stakeholder groups and consultants to build a provider that was different. We wanted to build a provider focused on customer service, the needs of employers and the desires of apprentices.

Fast forward now to 2021 - Ginger Nut Media is still going strong and Ginger Nut Training are registered with City and Guilds, BCS, APM, ILM, Highfields, and are training over 200 apprentices at some of the largest companies in the country!

Why Work For Us

We are an award-winning company passionate about developing people.

We offer a range of benefits to our employees, with special focus on mental health & well-being, and charity work.

At Ginger Nut Media, we specialise in email marketing, lead generation, consumer and business data and design we have run campaigns for brands including Visa, Vodafone, EE, Renault, RBS, RSPB, Superdry, TalkTalk and many more.  

We work with the major agency groups, direct with major brands and deliver smaller campaigns for SMEs on both one-off campaigns and longer-term annual bookings.

At Ginger Nut Training, we have been delivering apprenticeships since 2015, are rated Good in all areas by Ofsted (last visited October 2020), are accredited by Matrix and have an employer satisfaction rating of 98% (with 25% of employers rating us as excellent!), we are reviewed at 5* on Google and 85% of reviewers rate us as excellent on Trust Pilot. 

You can find more information about our story and why we do what we do here 

We work with the likes of Amex, Houses of Parliament, The Tate and Wellcome Trust.

You can see a few of our clients here.

 

Apprenticeships

 

You can keep an eye on our current in-house vacancies https://uk.indeed.com/cmp/Ginger-Nut-Training

 Please find a full list of our current courses here: https://gingernuttraining.co.uk/courses/

Alternatively contact us at: https://gingernuttraining.co.uk/contact-us/

We deliver apprenticeship training across all of England. Our courses are for both existing and new staff and they include opportunities for marketing, business administration, management, software development, IT support, data analysis, cyber security, customer services, learning and development and lots more!

We use a blended learning method, combining one-on-one teaching with group sessions, online learning, and both live and pre-recorded webinars. All our training has been adapted for remote delivery throughout COVID, using the best resources available, and has been a huge success

 

Marketing

·         Digital Marketer Level 3 

·         Event Assistant Level 3

·         Junior Content Producer Level 3   

·         Marketing Assistant Level 3

·         Marketing Executive Level 4

 

Business

·         Business Administrator Level 3

·         Customer Services Practitioner Level 2

·         Customer Services Specialist Level 3

 

IT & Digital

·         Digital Support Technician Level 3

·         Infrastructure Technician Level 3

·         Network Engineer Level 4 

·         Cyber Security Technologist Level 4

·         Cyber Security Technician Level 3

·         Software Development Technician Level 3

·         Software Developer Level 4

·         Data Technician Level 3

·         Data Analyst Level 4

 

Learning & Development

·         Learning and Development Practitioner Level 3

·         Learning and Development Consultant Level 5

 

Leadership & Management

·         Associate Project Manager Level 4

·         Team Leader Level 3

·         Operations Department Manager Level 5

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