Training and skills development

Training and development are at the heart of business model

Improving Quality of Life is Sodexo’s key commitment. This ambition cannot become a reality without the engagement of the Group’s 420,000 employees worldwide as each of them ensures the quality of services for clients and consumers. Thus, as the 19th largest employer in the world, the development of its employees is a number one priority for Sodexo.

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A world of opportunities

Throughout their career, whatever their position and level of responsibility, Sodexo employees benefit from strong development opportunities:

  • In-house induction programs for all new hires to help them discover Sodexo’s services and operational standards
  • Individual and collective training within the framework of the locally defined annual plans
  • Personalized development support: mentoring for managers, tutoring for new hires, “buddy system” between experts and beginners
  • Programs that lead to recognized qualifications such as training programs to become site manager

Consistent training leads to strong engagement

85% of our employees prefer working for Sodexo over the competition.

​Among our training programs

Facilities Management: Flexible training for a complex world

Whatever their level of expertise, all new employees receive specialized training when they join Sodexo’s North American Facilities Management teams.

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GREAT! training for our frontline employees

GREAT! provides all Sodexo UK sites with a complete kit of materials to support on-site training and provide learning opportunities for frontline employees while keeping their skills and knowledge up to date.

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A professional step up with a Certified Training course

Sodexo has established in France several training programs that lead to a recognized certification.

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Health & Safety training in Australia

On Remote Sites, safety is key. We train our employees to help them make the safest choices at work.

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With activities across 80 countries and more than 100 families of jobs, we offer a vast array of opportunities for everybody whatever their background.