EMA Training receive Ofsted ‘Good’ rating with ‘Outstanding’ for Personal Development

EMA Training's Senior Leadership Team standing outside EMA's high-tech Digital Hub in Derby City Centre

The results of EMA Training’s Ofsted report were announced today the results following their recent Ofsted inspection which graded their overall effectiveness as ‘Good’. The East Midlands-based Training provider was graded ‘Outstanding’ in the area of personal development placing them in the top 8% of training providers for personal development.


The report, published today states apprentices enjoy their studies and highly value the skills, and behaviours that they gain. They access high-quality, modern facilities while they study. Apprentices comment that the environment at EMA is respectful and supportive.

Chief Executive Officer, Tracey Mosley said: “Our mission is to provide high-quality learning and personal development opportunities for our learners. Gaining ‘outstanding’ in Personal Development demonstrates our commitment to our learners outside of the classroom further equipping our learners with the knowledge and skills to further their careers and be outstanding citizens. Thank you to our stakeholders and esteemed East Midlands businesses who continue to demonstrate their commitment to supporting our apprentices, directly impacting their learning and career opportunities.”

EMA Training's Senior Leadership Team. Matt (left), Tracey (middle) and James (right) standing in front of the new Digital Training Hub in Derby City Centre

EMA Training’s Senior Leadership Team. Matt (left), Tracey (middle) and James (right)

Inspectors stated EMA’s staff build positive and productive relationships with apprentices. Trainers provide high-quality support with time management and professional communication so that apprentices integrate successfully into their new workplaces. They grow in confidence to quickly become active team members. Apprentices communicate well with external customers and confidently deliver presentations in high-pressure situations.

Tracey praised staff for their exceptional service and said: “I am extremely fortunate to have an amazing, talented and committed team who genuinely care about the success of our students/learners and EMA Training. This recognition is greatly deserved by all”.

The inspection team was assisted by the chief executive, as nominee. Inspectors took account of the provider’s most recent self-assessment report and development plans, and the previous inspection report. The inspection was carried out using the further education and skills inspection handbook and took into account all relevant provision at the provider. Inspectors collected a wide range of evidence to inform judgements, including visiting learning sessions, scrutinising learners’ work, seeking the views of learners, staff and other stakeholders, and examining the provider’s documentation and records.

Read the full report here.


Posted by: FlorenceComasky
Posted on: 21.09.2022
Posted in: News
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