We are an award-winning business

Achievement for us means supporting and encouraging our learners to succeed in their Apprenticeship and careers. We work hard every day to deliver the teaching and learning that builds confidence and long-lasting careers, and we know that every Paragon Skills colleague plays an important role in this achievement.

We are very grateful and proud of the awards we receive that recognise the hard work and talent of our amazing Paragon Skills team, as well as the industry accreditations that provide evidence of our commitment to being an industry leader in our field.

Our Awards

At Paragon Skills, we always strive for excellence – and the awards we have won are recognition of this from the industry! Here is some detail of the awards we’ve won recently.

Rate My Apprenticeship Top 50 Training Providers

RMA Top Provider 23/24

Number 1 Training Provider 2023/24

Number 1 Training Provider 2022/23

Number 3 Training Provider 2021/22

Number 1 Training Provider 2020/21

FE Week & AAC Awards

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Apprenticeship Provider of the Year 2023

Outstanding Contribution to Apprenticeships 2022/23 – Ian Bamford, COO

Care Services Apprenticeship Provider of the Year – 2021/22

Legal, Finance & Accounting Apprenticeship Provider of the Year – 2020/21

Learning Excellence Awards

Learning Excellence Awards


Health, Medical, Pharma & Social Care Sector

Tomorrow’s Care Awards

Tomorrow's Care Awards 2023

Tomorrow’s Care Awards 2023 – 1st place winner

Care Sector Supplier Awards

Care Sector Supplier Awards Winner

Recruitment, Training, Retention & Motivation – Winner 2022

CSSA Finalist 2023

Recruitment, Training, Retention & Motivation – Finalist 2023

Awards take place on the 17 November 2023

The Skills Awards

English Teacher of the Year – 2020/21

Our Health Heroes

Apprentice of the Year – Care

Silver & Bronze awarded to Paragon Skills’ learners

Shortlisted as a finalist in…

CPD Awards 2023

Finalist – Provider of the Year

Winners announced 24 November 2023


Hampshire Business Awards 2023

Finalist in the Commitment to Education, Training and Skills Award

Awards take place on 30th November 2023

EducationInvestor Awards 2023

Finalist – Further Education / Vocational Education Provider of the Year

LaingBuisson Awards 2022

Excellence in training finalist

Leaders in Care Awards 2022

Business Services Finalist

Our Accreditations

Paragon Skills apprentices and partners benefit from our 30 years experience and accreditations we have, that certify our commitment to outstanding skills training and development.

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We are rated as ‘excellent’