Following our recent Export Action Plan showcase at GTR UK, we spoke to each of our competition finalists about their plans for export success.
Company name: Kiwi Education
Representative: Aaron Shaw
What does your company do at the moment and what’s next?
Vocational training in the UK – apprenticeships, short courses and diplomas. Looking to expand our short course offerings to the international market.
How are the exports going?
Our current focus is market research.
How has the Export Action Plan helped with your exports?
It’s given us exposure and helped us with planning.
How have you found the experience of the final today?
Good – very informative.
What tips would you give to other new exporters?
- Make plans
- Keep to the plans
- Do the research!
About Kiwi Education
Kiwi Education – unique, diverse, and award-winning training provider, offering a wide variety of vocational qualifications across the UK and internationally. We aim to deliver a fully responsive bespoke service in order to meet the needs of the business we work with. We make learning motivating, rewarding and fun; promoting the vision of “a world where everyone has achieved their full potential”.
We provide development opportunities to our learners that help them to create a better future for themselves and their organisations. Working with a range of UK government agencies, colleges, and national awarding organisations to deliver the best qualifications for the learner, ranging from NVQ’s to Apprenticeships.
To date, we have worked with over 2000 employers, to develop over 5000 staff. Being highly flexible, our assessors go direct to businesses, providing on-site delivery of courses, ensuring a professional yet mobile learning experience. Employers can feel secure and benefit from having well-trained staff. With Kiwi offering a wide range of services, that takes the strain off personally managing further development and training.
One of our more versatile products; VRQ short courses, a range of online vocational courses that are designed for professional development in specific areas of industry (such as Data Protection / GDPR in IT). Students have access to a VLE, where they can complete assessments and ultimately, receive an accredited UK qualification in that specific area. These courses have been immensely popular within the UK, and we have worked with overseas students from Sweden, Nigeria, and Japan; who have also completed these courses.
With our continued successes in the UK, we are now looking to the international horizon: seeking new markets, to bring our VRQ courses to new places- giving learners around the world the chance to access world-class English Education programs.