We’re here to support our community

We are in unprecedented times. The Heathrow Employment & Skills Academy are here to continue to maintain a high level of service with our partners, stakeholders and customers. Our teams are hard at work making sure we continue to deliver our services, where possible, to the highest standards; despite the challenges we are all facing….

Heathrow Signs the Care Leaver Covenant

Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy was formed in 2004 to support our communities into employment opportunities at Heathrow. The Academy has continued its work widening in its reach to other sectors and to date has supported over 5800 people into employment.  In 2017 an independent Skills Taskforce was set up chaired by the Rt. Hon….

Heathrow Shared Apprenticeship Scheme

Heathrow Airport has recently launched a fantastic Shared Apprenticeship Scheme, partnering with K10 Apprenticeships and delivered by the Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy. The Shared Apprenticeship Scheme brings together some of Heathrow’s major construction companies to offer local people the chance to contribute on exciting Heathrow projects, whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification. The apprentice…

Celebrating Our Peoples’ Journey – 2018 Video

We are very proud to present our 2018 video. This year, our video celebrates the journey of 5 individuals from very different backgrounds through our Community, Recruitment and Apprenticeship services.

The Academy at Parliament

At the beginning of March, Karis, an Academy team member who has completed one Apprenticeship and is undertaking her second, spoke at the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Apprenticeships, about how beneficial completing an Apprenticeship had been for both her confidence and career. The purpose of the APPG is to provide a forum for…

2017 Graduation and Awards Ceremony

Thursday 2 November saw our eleventh (yes, eleventh!) annual Academy Graduation and Awards Ceremony. What began as a comparatively small event in 2004 welcomed record numbers of graduates and guests in 2017, including more than 130 Apprenticeship graduates. Hosted by John Holland-Kaye, Heathrow CEO, and Paula Stannett, Chief People Officer…