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Sodexo and Collab Group announce apprenticeship partnership.

The Collab Group is delighted to announce a new partnership with Sodexo to deliver apprenticeships across England. Sodexo provides on-site services encompass food, facilities management and workplace & technical management service. We are especially pleased to be making this announcement during National Apprenticeship Week as we celebrate the fantastic contribution that apprentices make to businesses across the country.

The partnership will see Collab Group colleges work together to provide a holistic apprenticeship and training service that will target both new entrants into the workforce and existing staff. Collab Group colleges will deliver apprenticeships across several key service areas including Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technicians, Electrical and Plumbing apprenticeships. The partnerships will enable Sodexo to access high-quality apprenticeship training, a consistent accreditation process and technical and specialist expertise across the Collab Group college network.

The partnership will see Collab Group work closely with Sodexo to attract new and diverse talent into their business. Collab Group colleges are expert at delivering high-quality training and apprenticeships that equip learners with the skills they need to succeed. This partnership will leverage Collab Group’s unique national delivery network to provide apprenticeship programmes that are flexible and responsive to Sodexo’s long-term skills needs.

We look forward to working in collaboration to create new and exciting opportunities for apprentices to gain new skills and enhance their career prospects.

Sue Davison, Head of Apprenticeships for Sodexo UK, said: “Empowering the next generation with the vital skills they need to help them into work is key to both their and business success, so I am thrilled Sodexo is enabling this through our new partnership with Collab Group.”

Ash Austin, Commercial Director at Collab Group said: "We are delighted to have established this partnership with Sodexo. Even at this time of great disruption of uncertainty, apprenticeships are a fantastic way for employers to develop their workforce. Collab Group colleges are well placed to work Sodexo to help them build skills for future success."

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