NCG is one of the largest not-for-profit training providers in the UK. Its nationwide portfolio of businesses includes seven colleges and two training providers. They train over 133,000 learners every year, including more than 23,000 apprentices. It is well known for its Transport Academy which received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education in 2018.

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Further Education in 2020 a Prospectus for change

Collab Group has produced a series of policy recommendations that we think should inform the direction of future government spending within the further education sector.


Further Education in 2020: An Agenda for Change


Collab Group and the Skills Network are delighted to announce that the Peter Roberts Bursary is returning for a second year


Created at College Campaign

Today we are kicking off our #createdatcollege campaign. In this blog our Cheif Executive Ian Pretty provides an overview of the campaign.


Adult Education Budget and Devolution in England

Check out our latest paper on Adult Education Budget and Devolution in England


Employer Engagement Prospectus

This prospectus showcases the relationships that Collab Group colleges have created with employers.