Kainos has been handpicked as one of the illustrious winners in the first year of the City & Guild Group’s Princess Royal Training Awards. The awards, developed in conjunction with employers, learning and development experts and the Group’s President, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, recognise innovative skills development in British business. The creative, relevant and high-impact training courses crafted at Kainos stood out as examples of best practice, distinguishing the team as “innovative leaders and forward thinkers”. Kainos has been handpicked as one of the illustrious winners in the first year of the City & Guild Group’s Princess Royal Training Awards.
Businesses ranging from prestigious car manufacturers and animal charities, through to healthcare organisations are among the winners. The successful organisations have all been chosen for their pioneering skills development, all channelled towards productivity and business success – qualities that are proving critical in today’s competitive market.
Kainos prides itself on being an employee-centric company, constantly seeking out ways to refresh its approach for engaging with staff. The MAP Training Academy, shorthand for ‘Master, Accomplish, Progress’, encompasses all kinds of training opportunities, from presentation skills to in-depth technical courses, and intensive management and leadership development. MAP empowers the talented Kainos team to continuously learn and excel with specific projects and business goals in mind. Employees at all levels, from trainees to managers, benefit from tailor-made courses, mentoring and career coaching from the very first day they start.
The career springboard offered by the eight-week Trainee Development Programme is one such example of how employees are at the heart of what Kainos does. The course, crafted by Kainos mentors and external trainers, is designed to support trainees on the first step of their career, and to integrate them into the team. The combination of technical training and a hands-on practical project is a proven formula for putting learning into practice and welcoming the next generation of Kainos talent.
Colette Kidd, Head of People and Talent Development at Kainos commented: “The Princess Royal Training Award provides priceless validation for Kainos’ focus on learning. We are committed to enabling our outstanding team to achieve their goals and go above and beyond expectations for our clients. We are delighted to hear that our philosophy is seen as an example of best practice across British business and will use it as added motivation to invest in talent for the future.”
Find out more about our award-winning Trainee Development Programme.