The Skills Company

The Growth Company Education & Skills, formerly The Skills Company, is one of the largest providers of work based learning for young people and adults in the North West. Since 2000, 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.

We are highly rated by Ofsted so we're a safe pair of hands to help you gain employment, achieve your qualification and progress in your career.

We are located in the heart of Manchester with a network of modern, quality training facilities across the region.

As part of the wider Growth Company, an agile agency, dedicated to economic development, inward investment, skills, employment and enterprise.

Our position within The Growth Company allows us to access a range of services for our learners and employers, so we are able to identify your needs and help refer you to a particular area within the group.