Workforce Development

Collab Group colleges provide education and training courses across a range of industry sectors. Through our college network, we can offer employers a truly national training and skills service that combines quality with flexibility. We can deliver bespoke programmes to suit your business needs, whether you are looking to attract new talent attraction or develop the skills of your existing workforce. We can work with you to maximise the use of your apprenticeship levy and equip your staff with the skills to fuel business growth.

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Developing your workforce

Collab Group specialises in providing training solutions to employers in critical sectors of the economy. Find out more about how we can help develop skills and capabilities in your business.

Engineering & Manufacturing

Engineer a Dynamic Workforce

The engineering and manufacturing sector is critically important to the UK economy and engineers are in extremely high demand. Every year 186,000 new engineers are required by UK plc. Read about the work that Collab Group colleges are doing to supply talent into this vital sector.

Construction & Homebuilding

Building a partnership for skills success

The construction industry contributes £103 billion to the UK economy each year. Collab Group colleges have state of the art construction facilities across multiple campuses nationwide. They work with both local and national employers to grow the industry and close the construction skills gap.

Digital & Technology

Designing a workforce for the digital age

The digital and tech sectors are experiencing a period of unprecedented growth. Collab Group colleges offer an extensive portfolio of digital and tech courses to give people the skills to enter into this exciting and fast-paced sector.

Retail & Hospitality

Customise your talent today

The retail and hospitality sector comprises a broad range of services including restaurants, hotels and tourism. The industry is highly mobile, and so there are great opportunities for employers to work with colleges to develop their future workforce.

Energy & Utilities


The energy and utilities sector is essential for everyday life as well as the economy. The industry faces both new opportunities and challenges brought on by the digital revolution, and changing expectations of its consumers. Collab Group provision is growing in this area and the arrival of new technologies like smart-metering means that a highly skilled workforce is necessary for the sector to meet the challenges that lie ahead.