Our Feedback and Reports

Both learners and employers regularly give positive feedback about our services. In 2021-22, 97% of learners praised the quality of teaching and would recommend ATL to others.

ATL learners recognise how our training develops employability skills. 98.5% feel their job skills have been improved by their training and experience at ATL. Learners enjoy training here, with 98.7% appreciating the way targets for progress and achievement are set and the support they receive throughout their training.

One of our goals is to help our learners develop as strong members of the local community. 97% of learners for whom this holistic approach has been beneficial say their experience has helped raise awareness  of tolerance and respect, understanding risks, raising concerns and knowing their opinions matter. 97% of learners give high praise to ATL’s support, advice and guidance services, recognising a growth in their self-confidence and understanding of their rights and responsibilities.

This has been validated year-on-year since February 2013, when ATL gained full accreditation in the MATRIX standard, a national benchmark which recognises that our pastoral care and careers guidance have a positive impact on learners’ ambitions, achievement and progression. The Quality Team update and renew this standard through an annual continuous improvement cycle and a full re-accreditation assessment every three years.

ATL also works closely with JobCentre Plus and holds the ‘Disability Confident’ standard. In 2020-21, over 44% of our learners declared a learning difficulty or disability and 83.3% of these learners were successfully supported to achieve their qualifications.

Latest updates 

Ofsted Reports

Ofsted Report 2020

Ofsted Report 2016

Ofsted Report 2011