We’ve supported thousands of young people who want to kick-start their careers, and adults who want to raise their skill level throughout their working life and achieve their full potential.
We are a not-for-profit company - this means we focus on getting better at what we do and invest all of our energy and resources into improving the quality of our training and your learning experience.
We offer a huge range of apprenticeships, traineeships and courses for people throughout their working lives. As well as practically based training, we also offer a wide range of classroom-based courses designed to cater for all levels and all ages. Our apprenticeships are designed with progression in mind so you can move on to advanced apprenticeships and higher apprenticeships and, in some occupations, on to higher education.
All of our Access to Higher Education Diplomas are accredited by Ascentis.
Our HR programmes are accredited by CIPD.
As part of The Growth Company, we are committed to guarding our organisation against cyber-attacks and demonstrating the importance of cyber security through achieving the Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials PLUS certifications.
As part of The Growth Company, we were awarded the Investors in People Gold accreditation for our efforts in actively making our workplace better for our employees
ISO 9001 in quality management
ISO 14001 in envrionmental management
ISO 27001 in information security
We are Ofsted Grade 2: Good, meaning that the quality of our training and the dedicated support we give to our learners has been officially recognised by Ofsted.
As part of The Growth Company, our organisation was awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark in 2021. The Social Enterprise Gold Mark is a prestigious accolade, which demonstrates our organisation has been through a rigorous external assessment process to achieve a recognised social enterprise quality standard.
We are an Academic Centre of the University of Bolton and deliver various Higher Education programmes that are awarded by the University of Bolton.