Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Learning provider
  • Year established:
    1985
  • Website:
    http://QA.COM
  • Contact
    • 4th Floor, 80 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6HL

About QA Ltd

QA are the UK’s leading learning organisation, providing training, consultancy, apprenticeships and postgraduate degrees on a range of technical, business and leadership subjects.

Founded in 1985 by three former Intel employees, Mike Cheeseman, Jim Watt and Howard Kornstein, London company QA have 23 UK training centres, including their Apprenticeships and Consulting Academies, coupled with a range of online learning options. William Macpherson is the current Chief Executive Officer, overseeing thousands of employees.

QA are one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. Headquartered in London, QA Group have four divisions: QA Learning, QA Apprenticeships, QA Consulting and QA Higher Education.

QA have won dozens of awards, most recently as one of the Top 20 IT training companies by Training Industry, the EC Council Circle of Excellence Award and being named a finalist in the Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards.


What is it like to work for QA Ltd

My Manager
My Manager
Each manager is given an induction guide prior to new starters joining with a list of introductory activites to help ease them into the department and organisation.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
QA's portfolio of training is vast and staff receive at least 3 days of training per year on any of the courses available. Employees can opt to give one of the three days to a friend or family member if they do not use their allowance.
My Team
My Team
QA's 'Town Halls' are a well-received activity from employees where the Executive team travel across different sites to deliver company updates, talk to staff and respond to questions or comments.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym
    Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    16

  • Staff:

    1822

  • Staff Turnover:

    2%

  • Average Age:

    32

  • Male : Female:

    58% / 42%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    63%

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