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Eastleigh College and Twinings launch training academy

After working together to deliver high-quality work-based training for over several years, Eastleigh College and premium tea brand Twinings have expanded into apprenticeship training and launched TEA – the Twinings Eastleigh Academy.

The new 'TEA' training academy is designed to produce the next generation of highly skilled team members who will help shape the business's future, and keep Twinings as the number one tea manufacturer in the UK. It also aims to develop current staff into experts within their field.

Learners will be trained at Eastleigh College on a day-release basis, with access to all of our industry-leading facilities. The academy will also develop to encompass work-specific training opportunities for existing staff at Twinings.

The activity falls in line with the Government’s agenda to develop skilled workforces through 3 million new Apprenticeship starts by 2020. As one of the largest providers of work-based training in the UK and with over 50 years’ experience, Eastleigh College is proven to deliver exceptional training for businesses like Twinings, and operates several long-standing partnerships with employers in the region.

To find out more about our employer partnerships or how we can help with Apprenticeship Training, please call 023 8091 1195 or email