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About Us

Training specialists for logistics, food safety and health & safety

The Academy is a division of The Henderson Group, supplying training and learning opportunities across Northern Ireland.

We have now grown to be one of the largest providers of logistics and other compliance related training in Northern Ireland.  We offer comprehensive solutions that support both businesses and individuals working towards  new skills and refreshing previous certifications.

We are committed to delivering industry-leading training solutions that drive success. Whether you want to gain professional accreditation for career progression or upskill your team to enable business growth, we can help you achieve your ambition through our tailored training solutions.

Current Reach

The Academy currently provides over 300 retail and logistics businesses with bespoke development and compliance training. We also serve the needs of many individuals who are seeking to upskill or reskill to enhance their career opportunities.

We strongly believe that professional and business growth is achieved through investment in people and as one of the largest training providers in Northern Ireland, we are committed to upholding this standard of training excellence.

Driver and Forklift Training

The Academy is the largest provider of driver training in Northern Ireland, specialising in CPC, LGV and PCV licence entitlement. We also provide a comprehensive range of forklift training, including reach, counterbalance and telescopic.

We support individuals who are just entering the industry, those seeking to upskill their licence entitlement and those who require refresher courses in order to maintain their certification/licence.

Whatever stage you’re at in your career, we can support you with industry-leading driver and forklift training to help you achieve your potential.

Our Ambition

Our ambition is to Make Learning Meaningful and ensure the best outcome for the individual learner and for the business. We want to demonstrate a clear return on investment so are results focussed.

Learning Materials

As part of our commitment to training excellence, The Academy has developed a range of bespoke learning materials to assist your understanding, including access to e-learning platforms and course-specific materials – we ensure that you have the resources needed to successfully complete your training course.

Course Instructors

The standard of our training is only made possible by the talent of our course instructors. They are committed to supporting students’ success, ensuring that they receive the necessary feedback and guidance to develop their skills and understanding.

Training Solutions

In order to ensure that we provide the best level of service, we provide flexible training solutions that meet your needs. Whether you need access to our training facilities or need us to come to your location, we can develop a training solution that is simple and effective.

Our History

Since John Henderson first set up his stall as a market trader over 130 years ago, the Henderson Group has undergone unprecedented growth, and are now one of the largest employers serving communities across Northern Ireland.
The Academy provides training and learning solutions on behalf of the Group and supports individuals and businesses throughout Northern Ireland. Our ambition is to help people realise their potential by making learning meaningful.

Get in touch

Contact The Academy today and discover how NI’s leading training provider can help you. As development and compliance training specialists, we can offer industry advice and guidance to help achieve your ambition.
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Submit Your Query

Submit your query to us by filling in the contact form. We cater to both individuals and businesses seeking Development and Compliance training in Northern Ireland.

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