QA, the UK's leading digital education and skills provider, has today announced the publication of its annual report for financial year 2018. It shows that 2018 has been the 10th successive record year for the business with ongoing investment, a relentless focus on quality and dedication to customer service fuelling continued, long-term and steady growth.

CEO William Macpherson said:

"We have had a great year at QA, we delivered more education, to more people and we did it better than ever before. Publishing this annual report has been an opportunity to reflect on those successes and focus minds on the years ahead."
"Our marketplace is growing, with Brexit looming and a UK productivity issue to tackle, education and skills has never been more important to British businesses and our economy. This is why our dedication to providing the best return on investment for our learners (and those who pay for them to learn) has seen us grow and continue to succeed in this space – and why it will remain a key focus for us in the years to come."

Key highlights in the report show that:

  • QA delivered learning to over 285,000 people last year
  • QA served over 5,000 businesses last year
  • QA's revenues have grown by 16.5% to £253.3m
  • QA's EBITDA has grown by 23.8% to £61.4m

Notes to Editors

QA is one of the UK's leading IT and business skills providers, specialising in training, consultancy, apprenticeships and post graduate degrees on a range of technical and leadership subjects. With 22 UK-wide training centres – from state-of-the-art Apprenticeships and Consulting Academies, to University campuses and flexible online learning provision, QA offers an unparalleled portfolio of learning solutions to both private and public sector organisations.