Developing your people in a way that works for you

BBE Training are experts in delivering scheduled open-courses along with online and blended learning solutions, we deliver our diverse portfolio of accredited and non-accredited training to businesses and individuals all over the UK via our national network of training centres.

Our aim is that we keep our respective focuses on our core skills, whilst also combining to provide an effective and complete training solution, which is trusted by customers nationwide.

This proven and innovative approach to training is widely acknowledged as setting new standards within the industry. The Citrus Group is widely recognised as the market leader in Health & safety training and has expanded its portfolio in recent years to include Management and other qualifications such as Education and Training along with AAT accredited Accounting Qualifications to offer a one-stop shop for our customers.

Our job is to ensure that we develop individuals to become confident employees through to producing competent, professional and confident supervisors and managers. Our highly respected accredited and non-accredited coaching and management courses are delivered by industry experts with an excellent pedigree working with some of the UK’s most highly respected brands.

How do we do it?

There are many ways to describe what we do. Some call it learning and development, others call it talent development. Whatever you want to call it we keep it simple.

Whilst understanding that an off-the-peg solution is not always the right one, many of our customers find in-company” or “dedicated” training programmes work ideal. This cost-effective delivery method gives the customer the ability to choose their preferred course delivery date and location. We work together to identify training needs and develop an appropriate solution.

Alternatively, we can deliver a mix of blended training using our online resources along with some classroom interaction or simply deliver a course online utilising our online learning resources from our purpose-built learning platform.

Nationally Accredited learning that suits you

BBE Training bring you professional and accredited and non- accredited training courses and qualifications. Our courses are accredited by the industry awarding organisations such as; CMI, AAT, Pearson and TQUK.

Both the private and public sectors like to take advantage of our flexible ‘roll on roll off’ study programmes- with years of experience in delivering classroom, in-house, online and distance learning qualifications all over the UK, we are not fixed to academic terms and therefore BBE Training can offer a course start date any day of the year.

Why choose BBE Training?

  • Personal support for everyone
  • Flexible options or all
  • Professional and accredited
  • Real people with real experience
  • Professional learning management systems with excellent online learning resources supported by the Chartered Institute of Management (CMI) available to all our delegates on management or coaching courses. Our online management learning zone is available to everyone even if you are not studying an accredited CMI qualification, therefore, enhancing the learning experience for all of our customers and giving you the full benefits and experience of ‘Chartered Management Institute’ training resources without the added membership fees.

Our courses include the following:

  • Education and training courses
  • Leadership and management courses
  • AAT Accounting Qualifications
  • General Vocational qualifications
  • Sage Qualifications

Examples of our non-accredited training:

Following an initial discussion with you to establish exactly what it is you want to achieve, we then develop a range of tailored learning ideas to help get the best out of your people. This can include traditional classroom-based events, one to one coaching, team-building events and a mix of blended learning. Essentially we are professionals in:

  • training
  • coaching
  • facilitation
  • team building

Here are some examples of events we have recently delivered:

Coaching Skills for Managers
A one day workshop for managers on how to coach and develop their talent. Highly interactive and great fun.

The New Team Leader
A highly participate three-day event that introduced a range of management and team leading skills to new managers in the creative sector.

The Strategic Leader
A one day workshop looking at the importance of strategy and the manager’s role in identifying and implementing the strategy.

Leading Change
A one or two-day session helping managers understand that change can be planned and managed effectively. A great interactive event.

Train the Trainer
A two-day event covering learning styles, group training and one to one coaching. Huge fun and incredibly beneficial to the organisation we worked with.

Motivation and Delegation
A one day workshop in understanding the art of motivation and how to effectively delegate for improved performance.

Can we help you?

Regardless of the size of your organisation, we can help you. Our team are experts in identifying training needs through our consultative approach.

We get results by getting to know our clients and understanding their training needs. Let us provide you with help to train your future talent and rising stars for development or simply help you devise and implement a training plan that works for you and your colleagues.

If you would like to discuss how we can help develop your people, contact a member of the team at

  • Do I have to attend a classroom to study with BBE Training?

    No – our courses are designed to be flexible.

    The majority of our courses can be delivered as distance learning with online resources and full tutor support from a dedicated tutor, or in house either at your premises or at one of our many Centre’s across the UK as a combination of distance learning and classroom delivery or simply just as a classroom delivery. 

    Simply put we can be extremely flexible to suit you.

  • Can I pay in installments?


    We offer sensible and flexible payment plan on all our courses to help you spread the cost of getting qualified.

  • Is my qualification accredited?

    If you are studying one of our Award Certificate of Diploma qualifications then you can relax knowing that you will receive a qualification recognised by Ofqual as part of the RCF (Regulated Qualification Framework) the UK government department for education industry standards.

  • How much support will I get from my tutor?

    You are allocated a dedicated tutor for the duration of your course.

    This has the benefit of you forming a relationship with your tutor who will understand your individual support needs and tailor your support accordingly.

  • When can I start my course?

    If you are studying a distance learning or online course, we operate a roll on roll off delivery method enabling you to start your course any time you wish.

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Meet the BBE management team. As a professional training provider we are supported by a passionate and dedicated team at our Head Office in Irthlingborough managing a nationally based delivery team of tutors, assessors and moderators supporting learners wherever they live

Need help? Call our team on 03332 07 66 33 or email us at

  • Sophie Wills BBE Training

    Sophie Wills

    Sophie has used her 5 years with BBE to develop our Student Support service into the fantastic support network that it is today. With customer service at the forefront of her role, she ensures our learners are fully supported throughout their time with BBE from registration to certification.

  • Hayley Rose BBE Training

    Hayley Rose

    Hayley Rose (Rosie) enjoys managing the finances as our Citrus Group Assistant Finance Manager. Having been a key member of BBE since 2016, she is the link between our Finance and Operational departments ensuring effective communication between all parties involved.

  • Phil Eddy BBE Training

    Phil Eddy

    Being the process driven founding member of the team, Phil ensures the smooth running of the company through consistently striving to promote professionalism and excellence. Playing a key part of the driving force for the business to expand and evolve as a training provider who cares about the learner’s journey and education.

  • Clare Elliot BBE Training

    Clare Elliott

    As the Lead Internal Verifier and Quality Manager for BBE, Clare oversees the quality assurance across our entire portfolio, whilst also ensuring the delivery specifications are adhered to throughout our qualifications. Clare has over 20 years’ experience in training across a variety of industries with 8 years of those at BBE Training.