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Strategic partnership is a first for Hafod and college

Hafod has announced a key partnership with Cardiff and Vale College (CAVC), which aims to ensure their employees have access to a wide range of training and courses.

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The partnership is a first between the college and a housing, support and care provider and forms part of Hafod’s commitment to career development.

Hafod employ over 1,200 staff across a wide range of roles and prides itself on having a skilled and dedicated workforce. Supporting colleagues to be the best they can be ensures Hafod delivers the best customer service and fulfils the organisation’s mission of Making Lives Better.

The agreement, signed by Jas Bains, Hafod Chief Executive and Kay Martin, Principal of CAVC, establishes three key initiatives including:


  • The Hafod Leadership Development Programme and in particular, their Learn to Lead and current first line managers programmes.
  • Apprenticeships
  • Health & social care qualifications

Hafod is an ambitious and evolving organisation, committed to growth and innovation. Jas Bains, Hafod Chief Executive, said:

“We are committed to providing a great place to work and developing our staff andwe’re really excited about our partnership with Cardiff and Vale College.

“It will help provide high quality learning opportunities for our colleagues to ensure we have the right skills to deliver our vision and first class services for our customers.”

Kay Martin, Principal of Cardiff and Vale College, said:

“We are delighted to be working with Hafod – a company that is embracing training as a positive force for its workforce and their future skills requirements as they progress through their careers.

“At CAVC we believe strongly in unlocking people’s potential through developing skills and knowledge, and Hafod’s commitment to Making Lives Better fits perfectly with our mission to work with and for the communities and economy of the region.”