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Solent Business Academy

Office G8 Gatcombe House

Copnor Road

Portsmouth PO3 5EJ

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Solent Business Academy Ltd. Registered office: Office G8 Gatcombe House, Copnor Road, Portsmouth PO3 5EJ. Registered in England & Wales. Company registration no. 09587999.

Our team of professional and experienced trainers design, tailor and deliver training and needs analysis programmes to your company’s specification.

We have access to hundreds of courses both accredited and commercial, as well as a vast database of trainers from a wide range of business sectors to give you a highly skilled workforce.

Our workshops, distance and e-learning tools mean that we can find the training style most suited to your needs.

AAT online or distance learning is a superb, flexible way for you or a member of your staff to obtain key skills in accountancy. 

We have a proven track record in providing and structuring the right accountancy programmes in order to give you confidence that your company’s finances are being properly looked after. Whatever stage you are at with your financial expertise we can provide useful courses to further improve this area to help you maintain and grow your business. 

Courses cover short qualifications in manual bookkeeping through to full accountancy qualifications.  We also offer courses in specialist areas such as Taxation and ethics. 

Training can take place online or through distant learning to get practical skills, knowledge and qualifications to help maintain and grow your business.

“AAT is a leading qualification and professional body for vocational accountants.”

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People are the life-blood of a company. It makes sound business sense to invest in your existing and future employees and train them to your company’s brand values. A way to achieve this is through the apprenticeship scheme.

We work with you to identify the type of apprentice that will benefit your business. Our recruitment division ensures you only see the top candidates and our complimentary e-learning suite ensures your apprentice not only receives an accredited qualification but also commercial training. See our Apprenticeships page for more information.

With so many companies looking to secure tenders, win grants or secure contracts; a  company needs to stand out to achieve success. Solent Business Academy is one of the UK’s leading experts in this field and with 50% of our fee being paid only if we achieve results, you can rest assured that your success is our top priority.

We have a core team of experienced bid writers and business specialists to help you achieve your goals.

We have a team of experienced bid writers and business specialists to draw upon who specialize in the four distinct areas of bid writing: research, writing, bid managing and evaluation.

Some of the common features seen in our service delivery include:

Your sales force drives your business and with up to 90% of sales training programmes failing to have any long-term impact we understand the importance of investing in top quality training packages with measurable long-term results.  

Our extensive Sales experience and knowledge of the psychology of selling allows us to create bespoke training packages that will not only train staff but also change their mindset, behaviour and approach to selling entirely.  

With over 94% of companies investing in sales training, why not ensure that you make the right investment with Solent Business Academy.

Our Executive Coaching and Consultancy service is a robust and proven process that offers bespoke, supportive delivery to our clients.  We deliver individual, team and organizational development services working in partnership to improve performance, confidence and focus.

We have an established track record of impressive coaching leaders, directors and high potential senior executives in a wide variety of sectors.

Our coaches create enduring, strong and confidence-building working partnerships that are underpinned by sound coaching principles and well-validated techniques.

Keen to develop your workforce’s skills? Want to invest in training but don’t have the time or resource to do so?

Solent Business Academy, in partnership with Skillgate, can implement an effective e-learning training and development system to suit your budget and timeframe. This convenient method of up-skilling enables you and your staff to learn more efficiently, faster and with flexibility.

Just because you are a small business doesn’t mean your staff should have small skill sets.

For a free trial and more information on how e-learning can fit with your business; arrange a complimentary consultation today.

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If you’re looking to improve your business, add to your personal skills or expand your business our team of experts and partnership companies are here to assist and guide you, as and when time and budget allows.

We are skilled in identifying areas requiring support or improvement and delivering the correct scope of services to resolve the issues within these areas.

Upon interview and evaluation we will develop a structured framework based on the aims, objectives and targets required. Whether it be training, e-learning, coaching, recruitment or crisis management we have the right people and resources to fit the bill. Our thorough understanding of the sectors our clients work within also ensures what we set out to do is achieved.

We are here to help you grow, prosper and improve. Call us now for an evaluation and report.

“Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.” - henry ford


Our finance experts can help you to:

In addition, businesses can access Leadership and Management training that will help to reassure lenders and investors of the management team's ability.

We will work with you to find the most suitable type of finance for your business and can help you to access finance providers across the entire funding landscape.

These include: