ACADEMY HUBS

How this works, who should apply, and how

Who can apply?

Further and higher education institutions can apply to become a Retrofit Academy Hub, serving specific demand in areas of the UK. This is achieved through a Training Partnership License available at County or Local Authority level.


Who is it for?

The Training Partnership License is designed for educational establishments with capability to offer qualifications from Level 2 to Level 5. To be considered, you must meet minimum standards and work with us as we try to equip you with the capability to train retrofitters to our own high standards.

Qualifications you can offer

The Training Partnership License will enable you to offer the following regulated qualifications:


  • Qualification 1
  • Qualification 1
  • Qualification 1
  • Qualification 1
  • Qualification 1

Retrofit’s growing hub network

By becoming a Retrofit Academy Hub you will join our ever-growing network of Hubs around the country.  See details here of how we work with Exeter College, East Sussex College Group and Essex Adult Community Learning.

Only one License is available in each county or local authority area, meaning that you will be the only provider in your local area. The Retrofit Academy’s growing reputation, increasing marketing capabilities and our partnerships with national employers and key social landlords will help drive demand.

Training partnership benefits

There are many benefits to the Training Partnership License, including: 

  • Access to all learning and teaching resources
  • Comprehensive Train the Trainer programme for two members of staff
  • 10 teaching days from a member of Retrofit Academy teaching staff
  • Learner enrolment onto our bespoke LMS (giving you the flexibility of teaching methods) 
  • Learner and tutor technical support from the Academy’s Technical and Quality teams 
  • External Quality Advisor oversight and Quality Assurance support
  • TRA will take ownership of marking learners’ assessments 
  • Leads generated via The Academy’s national marketing programme
  • A toolkit of resources to help you to engage the local market
  • Learners (excluding Level 2) will receive full Retrofit Academy  membership for 12 months

Apply today

To apply for a Training Partnership License, you need to complete a straightforward application form in the first instance.

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