We are a collaborative organisation and have developed partnerships with a range of external organisations. Our partners are hugely important to us, and we leverage these relationships to collaborate on a variety of activities. Our partners provide us with access to new ideas and capabilities which help us to achieve our collective ambitions. We work with our partners around both commercial and education projects.

About our partners

Our partners help us and our members to achieve our strategic ambitions to transform the technical education system. We collaborate with organisations in higher education, the legal sector, labour market analysts, awarding organisations and more. By leveraging their collective insights and capabilities, we can add value to our clients and draw upon a deeper pool of expertise.

Our strategic partners


CTM is an innovative online marketplace to help organisations understand, manage, forecast and budget workforce competency and training.

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Emsi is the Collab Group's official partner for labour market information and analysis.

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Eversheds and Collab group work together on legal issues impacting further education.

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IEP - Institute of Employability Professionals - is the professional association for the employability profession.

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NCFE is a not-for-profit organisation and a leading provider of educational services.

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Unit-e is the Collab Group's official partner for Management Information

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