For Business

We understand business, and the value of a happy, productive workforce. We will work collaboratively with you to really understand your business, and establish your staff development requirements and gaps. Whether it is apprenticeships, traineeships or courses, we can provide the relevant tailored solutions for you.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for employers with an apprentice
In-line with government advice all our GC Education and Skills face-to-face learning and assessments have been suspended from Friday 20 March until furthernotice. Further information is available on the GC Education and Skills website.
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Why choose us?

Full training solution

We can help you to recruit and train across a wide range of job roles and skills. Our broad vocational portfolio and comprehensive training means that you can benefit from a full training solution which evolves with your business.

Flexible delivery

We can support your business training needs, when and where you need it. We can deliver training in the workplace or within one of our training centres with start dates throughout the year.

Account managed service

Your dedicated Account Manager will ensure you receive consistent quality of service for all your apprenticeship, traineeship and staff training requirements.

Extensive talent pool

As one of the biggest training providers in Greater Manchester, we give you access to the best apprentice candidates in the region. Our established links with schools and colleges mean we can select the best talent for your company.


Discover more about the wide range of apprenticeships we have available, information about costs and how we support you every step of the way

Business training

We offer a wealth of business training courses for organisations looking to upskill their staff - from short courses to longer qualification programmes and tailored, bespoke training geared around your specific needs.

Pre-recruitment training

We’ll work with you to develop a customised training programme that meets your need, whether you’re recruiting for multiple roles or hard-to-fill vacancies. Gain access to a motivated, enthusiastic pool of candidates with accredited industry qualifications in fields relevant to your needs.

Work experience placements

Providing a professional work placement for a young person has countless benefits. Not only can you enable the development of a young person and help them to kick-start their career your business will benefit too.

Contact us

For more information about Business Training at the Growth Company Education & Skills, please contact us on 0161 233 2656, or email