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About Us

The Source Academy is a leading provider of training, development and conferencing facilities for the local community and businesses in the Sheffield City Region, including Sheffield, Barnsley and Rotherham.

The Source training and development centre was set up by British Land in partnership with Sheffield City council in 2003 and since then has built a national reputation as a specialist in retail and customer service training.

An approved skills academy for the delivery of apprenticeships nationwide, The Source is working with employers to create the best apprenticeship opportunities for everyone and celebrates success rates that consistently exceed that of national averages.

The Source Skills Academy plays a central part in providing training for inward investors into the region.

Profits are reinvested for long-term development, to create a self-sustaining organisation.

It contributes to regional, social and economic regeneration strategies, connecting disadvantaged communities to new economic opportunities, supporting local businesses in their training needs and encouraging inward investment in the sub-region.

Our Vision

Creating Opportunities, Exceeding Expectations for all our customers, so that through education and development, people secure, retain and progress in employment, which will have a positive impact on individuals and the local economy.

Our Mission

To be an ‘Outstanding’ provider of education and training which meets the needs of young people and adults by providing them with the skills to improve their economic futures and those of the businesses in which they work.


Excellence – from good to outstanding
One Team – working together to be the best
Integrity - doing the right thing right
Insightful – building customer loyalty
Diversity – celebrating unity through diversity 

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