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About LEAD Education

LEAD Education is a national training provider offering bespoke and engaging education programmes ranging from entry level to Level 3 qualifications.

Our education and training programmes provide amazing opportunities for learners of all ages, abilities and backgrounds throughout the UK. Studying at LEAD Education will provide all learners with the skills, knowledge and experience to ensure they enter further or higher education, join high level apprenticeship schemes or gain employment after completing their studies and achieving their qualifications with us.

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Our industry specialists in sport, outdoor leadership and performing arts will provide a unique and true vocational learning experience. We achieve this by working in partnership with professional outdoor sports centres and high-level performing arts schools and conservatoires across the UK where our learners are based.

At LEAD Education we cater for learners with SEMH (including those with educational health and care plans) and home educated learners through our specialised LEAP programmes and Forest Schools. We also provide developmental work experience and training placements for school children requiring an alternative education provision.

We support adult learners (19+) with their maths & English including employability skills. Adult learners may also be eligible for one of our specialist vocational education programmes. Our adult LEAP programme for example will also support learners get back into work through training, work experience and qualification achievement.

Whichever route or career pathway our LEAD Education learners choose, we guarantee that the future generation of talent receive the best possible training which is up to date with the requirements of employers and education establishments. All LEAD Education programmes are designed to meet individual needs which aim to inspire, engage and challenge all our learners.

Click the links below or visit our courses page for more information on our LEAD Education programmes.

  • LEAD Outdoor Education – BTEC Level 3 Sport & Outdoor Activities programme
  • LEAD Academy – BTEC Level 3 Performing Arts Dance & Musical Theatre programme
  • LEAD Education Forest School – Level 1-3 Forest School programmes (children’s forest school activities/courses, holiday clubs and adult Bushcraft courses).
  • LEAP Programme – Entry Level – Level 3 programmes for children & adult learners incorporating sport, coaching, outdoor education, maths/English and employability skills.

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“We believe that everyone can make progress and achieve. Our aim is to facilitate this through our high-quality education courses, developmental leadership skills and bespoke adventurous activities.”
Steve Mann, LEAD Education Director