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Learning & Development


In line with the company values outlined in the Blakemore Way, A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd is committed “to maximising staff potential and their contribution to the company’s success".

A.F. Blakemore is an ILM-accredited centre and delivers a wide range of bespoke internal courses in addition to sourcing external programmes to meet the needs of the business.

The core objectives of the business are to:

  • Work alongside senior management teams to address existing training needs and help achieve future business objectives.

  • Help identify and develop potential across the business and utilise this to support operational excellence & succession planning.

  • Shape the Blakemore culture and promote cultural innovation across the business based upon the principles of the Blakemore Way and Leading the Blakemore Way.

  • Evaluate and measure the success of learning & development programmes to help inform and improve future activity.

  • Effectively communicate training across the business to allow all colleagues to have a clear knowledge of future learning & development opportunities and to celebrate success.

Click here for an overview of learning & development opportunities