An award-winning training provider

We are proud to share with you some of our wonderful accreditations and awards.


Ofsted Good Logo

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills, which inspects services providing education and skills for learners of all ages. Ofsted have awarded us a ‘Good’ grade for our training provision. This recognises the high quality education that we offer to our learners.


The matrix standard is the international quality standard for organisations that deliver information, advice and/or guidance (IAG). We are matrix accredited which confirms our high standard of IAG delivery and support to our learners.


Cyber Essentials is a United Kingdom government information assurance scheme that is operated by the National Cyber Security Centre. Certification confirms that we have Cyber Essentials technical controls in place.


City & Guilds is a global awarding body that provides accredited qualifications that are not only industry recognised but also recognised across the world. We are proud to offer City & Guild qualifications in our specialist sectors.


1st4Sport is an awarding organisation that develop and award vocational and occupational qualifications for the active leisure and learning industry. We are pleased to be a recognised centre.


The BHS is the largest and most influential equestrian charity in the UK .  Their world-leading BHS pathways offer a series of progressive training and qualifications in both horse knowledge, care and riding.  We are pleased to offer these qualifications as part of our Welsh curriculum.


The National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) is a membership organisation of over 100 organisations involved in the delivery of learning in the workplace. It is a Wales-wide representative body for all those organisations or individuals involved in the training industry and we are proud to be a member of the federation.


The apprenticeship programmes we run in Wales are led by the Welsh Government and are supported by the European Social Fund.




The European Social Fund co-funds apprenticeships with the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) in England and the Welsh Government in Wales where there are no levy funds used (levy funds apply to large employers with an annual paybill of £3 million or more). The ESF is Europe’s main instrument for supporting jobs, helping people get better jobs and ensuring fairer job opportunities for all EU citizens.



SME 2022 Southern Enterprise Awards Logo with Year PNG



The Southern Enterprise Awards 2022 demonstrates our valued contribution within the equine industry and recognises the incredible dedication our employers, learners and staff within such a diverse sector. We have been named Best Nationwide Equine Training Provider 2022.


Corporate Vision Award 2022


The Corporate Vision Education & Training Awards aim to recognise institutions, organisations and agencies who make the education of our societies their priority.  In 2022 we are thrilled to have won the UK Equine Apprenticeship Provider of the Year category, for the 3rd year running.


The FE Week and AELP AAC Apprenticeship Awards are a celebration of excellence in apprenticeship delivery in the UK and provide an opportunity to give the recognition employers and providers deserve. In 2019 we were delighted to be crowned the national winners of the Apprenticeship Provider of the Year in the Agricultural, Environmental and Animal Care category.


LuxLife pet products and service awards 2023

The LuxLife Pet Products & Services awards recognise excellence in pet care and are widely inclusive, involving all areas of the pet industry: large or small, exotic or domestic. They celebrate the people who help to care for pets and nurture their health and wellbeing, and in 2023 we were proud to win the category of Animal Care and Dog Grooming Training Provider of the Year.

Over the years we have won several other awards including, Wiltshire Business of the year for two years running and TES, to name but a few. If you’d like to find out more about working with Haddon Training, just contact our friendly team.