Our colleges are very active within the professional service industry across a wide range of specialisms.

Provision is offered across admiration and business management, finance and accounting as well as banking and investment brokerage.

The wide range of services provided by our colleges means that they have excellent links with key employers who recognise the quality, skills and talent of the learners who graduate from our colleges.

Our graduates go on to great success in a number of key firms and are supported by excellent resources and teaching throughout the country.

The professional services sector is vitally important to the UK economy.

It employs over 7% of the UK workforce and produces nearly 12% of the UK's total economic output.

Professional services encompass a broad range of specialisms including: administration, consultancy, financial management and accountancy.

We work in partnership with some of the biggest players in the industry including EY, PA Consulting and Capita to understand the skills our learners need to succeed in this highly competitive industry.

Case Study

Olivia Eades

Accounting Apprentice

The Sheffield College

Case Study

Reema Begum

Professional Services case study

Derby College Group

Commercial Offerings

Through our network Collab Group is able to utilise the experience and expertise of its leaders to offer services to both public and private sector clients. We can provide large scale delivery of apprenticeships for employers as well as expert consultation services relating to skills and education, including advice and insight on the changes in apprenticeship funding and the impact of the levy. The strength of our member network ensures we can collectively produce meaningful solutions to a range of skills-related issues.