Accreditation, Policies & Ofsted (we're GOOD)


At YMCA Training we develop gold standard services tailored to benefit our partners, staff and learners. We build and maintain strong, productive relationships and offer ongoing support, striving for excellence at every stage of the training.

Our recent Ofsted graded us as a "Good" provider. You can read the report yourself on the Ofsted website and see the areas of outstanding our staff, learners and partners have achieved Ofsted report

Ofsted quotes

"The very large majority of learners and apprentices of all ages enjoy their learning and work, develop good attitudes and behaviour, and take pride in their progress and achievements"."Apprentices are enthusiastic and highly motivated. They are keen to learn new skills and knowledge and apply these in their work, recognising that this will improve their career progression prospects"."The culture of the organisation is inclusive and tolerant. The well-designed curriculum prepares learners well for living in a diverse society".PoliciesWe believe in being fair. To help to manage this we invest time in reviewing and improving our policies and practices. You can find a list of useful information below. We recognise that some of our policies can be by nature lengthy so if you have any questions then please contact us.Finance and performance

Subcontractor Policies
2014-15 (Teaching year) subcontractor policy please click here to download.
2015-16 (Teaching year) subcontractor policy 
please click here to download.
2016-17 (Teaching year) subcontractor policy please click here to download.
2017-18 (Teaching year) subcontractor policy please click here to download.

2018-19 (Teaching year) subcontractor policy please click here to download.

Subcontractor Payments
2015-16 (Teaching year) our subcontractor payments please click here to download.
2016-17 (Teaching year) our subcontractor payments please click here to download.

To make an expression of interest in working with us please click here to download.

Annual reports and accounts

To find our more about Central YMCA and to see our registered accounts, click here

Charging and remissions policies

This is part of our diversity, equality and inclusion policy click here

Safeguarding an being fair

Providing a safe and fair environment is at the core of who we are at the core or our articles, mission and vision. Our policies are reguarly reviwed and developed.and impotantly acted upon by everyone  working or voluneering at Central YMCA.


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Child Protection

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Gender pay

we are proud of our open for all approach and this can be seen in our gender pay review click here to download

Behaviour policy

Central YMAC behaviour policy click here to download


Equality objectives

This is part of our diversity, equality and inclusion policy click here


We are respectful in what we do, how we store and look after your data 

Cookies Policy click here 

Privacy policy click here 

Accessibility details

 We aim to make our information easily available by using the following simple principles:

  • We aim to keep our language straigtforward 
  • We use text descriptors on images to they can be read
  • We test our pages on multiple devices to help keep them accessible 
  • Our servers are monitored and adjusted to keep them fast and responsive 
  • We have clear contact information should anyone encouter a problem
  • Our phone lines minimise automation to get you to a person fast
  • We want to be better


Requests for copies please contact us and we will help you

About us

To find out about us and our values, ethos, mission and vision by click here

Trustees’ information

We are supported by amazing volunteers across our organisation, to find out about our trustees click here




To help us ensure we are following good practive we embrace the following standards


Matrix Standard

Investors in People Standard

Achieving the matrix standard confirms that we effectively deliver information, advice and guidance to support individuals in their choice of career, learning, work, and life goals.

Our Investors in People Standard demonstrates our commitment to excellence and best practice, and to ensuring the success of all our staff and learners across our programmes.

Quality Management System Standard (ISO 9001)

National Training Awards 2009

We're accredited with ISO 9001, the internationally recognised Quality Management System Standard.