Experience Behind Us

Here at Stirling Ackroyd we are passionate about the development of our people.  Our Learning and Development mission is “To implent and promote a learning and development culture within Stirling Ackroyd by putting our People’s Development First”


We run a number of in house bespoke programs to support our peoples continuous development.  These include:

Stirling Ackroyd Performance Academy Induction program

Designed to ensure everyone regardless of the role here at Stirling Ackroyd feels fully supported from their first day all the way through their probation period.  To ensure that they achieve the required competency levels to be successful we support everyone with role specific:

  • blended e-learning,
  • Induction webinars with subject matter experts
  • Instructional videos for key systems

Apprenticeship courses

We offer a range of accredited course which are fully funded and run by our apprenticeship partner and offer colleagues the opportunity to learn on the job and gain a recognised qualification from industry leading organisations. The subjects offered cover a wide range but include:

  • Level 3 Housing and Property Management
  • Professional skills such as HR, Marketing, IT, Accountancy and Management etc

Continuous in-role development

Designed for anyone within Stirling Ackroyd Group. The content and courses are based on performance review feedback, specific team requests or development plans, including:

  • Communication skills, overcoming objections, customer service, performance management and effective 121’s
  • Hybrid working
  • Microsoft Office skills for Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Live Coaching Days

Regular live coaching which include role specific feedback for all of our front line colleagues to help them improve their agency skills from viewings to market appraisals. This ensures that they deliver the best customer experience.

Empowered to Progress

A mentorship scheme which matches senior leaders from around the business with more junior colleagues who want to benefit from the guidance and experience they can offer.

Our Future Leaders Program

Which we have built to help identify and support our talented people so they are ready for their next role within Stirling Ackroyd Group and are set up for success.

Leadership Enhancement Program

Designed to develop our leaders core capabilities through 121 coaching, and become even more effective leaders.  The program covers a wide range of leadership capabilities including:

  • Delegation
  • Time and change management
  • Self-awareness
  • Coaching for performance

Continuous Performance Coaching

We ensure that every colleague receives regular 121 meetings with their line manager so they can understand how they are performing, receive recognition, discuss development areas and ensure their continued well being.

These are further supported by twice yearly Performance Development Reviews in which the previous 6 months performance is reviewed, next 6 months objectives are agreed and a personal development plan is put in place.

You can be assured that here at Stirling Ackroyd your development is our first priority to ensure you become everything you can be and Passionate about Property.


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