Welcome to ARK Academy

ARK has established an excellent reputation for providing innovative training and personal development solutions tailored to meet the needs of our clients

We are committed to supporting organisations, especially during these unprecedented times.

Colleagues are facing challenges in terms of their health, work and home life, These include juggling childcare, caring for vulnerable family members, enforced isolation and remote working, all of which might impact on their mental health and wellbeing.

It’s important we continue to equip organisations, leaders and their people to cope better with relentless change and promote personal wellbeing.

Effective Manager Programme


Hybrid Training

We have developed a range of support solutions which will enable your people and your business to continue to thrive in these turbulent times, to find out more about the range of hybrid training and workshops available download our brochure or contact us to discuss your specific requirements.

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Equip your DLO operatives to constantly deliver a great service

90-minute training session will equip your operatives to identify their own areas of growth and a sense of ownership for how they can improve their service to customers.

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What makes our training different?

Our training programmes are designed to be engaging, challenging, creative and fun. Our non-traditional learning techniques make delegates think differently about how to approach work and leave delegates motivated, energised and inspired.

Our trainers are highly knowledgeable in their specific area of expertise and have a strong track record of delivering bespoke training solutions.

Alongside our learning and development programmes, we offer 1-2-1, coaching and mentoring at all levels. Discreet, personal and highly effective – our coaches will explore issues and aspirations, support goal setting and nurture performance.

Upcoming Events

DATE: 19th January 2022

The recent report of the Housing Ombudsman on damp and mould makes for grim reading. Together with the White Paper, rising complaints and disrepair cases, housing providers need to act now to protect residents and avoid yet another ‘bad news’ story.

This FREE two-hour seminar focuses on helping to shift thinking from reacting to preventing problems. You will hear expert insights from the Housing Ombudsman, Devonshires Solicitors and senior ARK consultants.

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DATE: 26th January 2022 to 4th February 2022

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is for anyone who would like to support colleagues facing mental health issues and improve understanding and attitudes towards mental health in the workplace. The course is a blend of 4 live online training sessions (which range from 1.45 – 2.5 hours) and self-learning activities, spread across 2 weeks.

This course is designed to teach how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions and provide help on a first aid basis. It also provides people with the tools to support their own mental health and their colleagues.

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DATE: 21st February 2022 to 25th February 2022

Tragic fires in the recent past have shown how Tall Buildings can pose real challenges to firefighters and those charged with evacuating occupants. Competent fire safety management is the key to fire prevention.

Developed to compliment membership of the Tall Buildings Fire Safety Network (TBFSN), the Tall Building Fire Safety Management Training Course is packed with useful tools and techniques for those tasked with management.

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DATE: 24th February 2022

Energy, not time management, is the currency of wellbeing and performance.

How can I manage my energy levels, so I’m not so exhausted? Why do I have the afternoon dip? How can I feel more in control of my emotions? I want to have more energy left to be with my family? Why do I feel so apathetic? We’ll answer these questions and more in this masterclass.

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DATE: 21st March 2022

Housing customers have rights that have been strengthened recently by recent legislative changes and case law. This course will outline the expectations of regulators and the courts in relation to disrepair and help you to understand effective approaches to reducing risk and impact while sharing learnings and good practice across the sector.

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DATE: 27th April 2022 to 6th May 2022

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is for anyone who would like to support colleagues facing mental health issues and improve understanding and attitudes towards mental health in the workplace. The course is a blend of 4 live online training sessions (which range from 1.45 – 2.5 hours) and self-learning activities, spread across 2 weeks.

This course is designed to teach how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions and provide help on a first aid basis. It also provides people with the tools to support their own mental health and their colleagues.

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