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Access to a network of academic experts and sector specialists across the University of Bolton Group

Expert advice from business specialists, mentoring and networking opportunities

Toolkits, webinars and other resources

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Apprenticeships allow you to invest in your business’s future. By taking on an apprentice or by supporting existing members of staff through an apprenticeship, you could develop specialist skills for your business that allow you to keep ahead of new technologies and competitors.

Apprenticeships from L2 to L7

Training & CPD

We have a range of training a CPD courses and we will collaborate with you to develop bespoke training courses for your employees and management.

Bespoke training and CPD packages, developed to help your business grow.

Access to free, on-demand learning, online leadership and management resources

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Established centresand areas of expertise

Contract research/testing and research partnerships

Public and community engagement work

Consultancy, innovation and collaboration with specialist staff and students

Funding opportunities (including Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) and Innovation vouchers)

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Working with Rob and the team at the Centre of Advanced Manufacturing has been a wonderful experience. Their knowledge of the industry has allowed them to identify key challenges and position the centre with the required expertise and equipment to address these challenges through cutting edge research. This research will provide industry with the knowledge to adopt and exploit these advanced manufacturing techniques. In addition, the centre will give students hands-on experience with these advanced manufacturing and qualification processes and provide them with the skills required to advance in their own careers.

Jimmy Campbell

Chief Technology Officer | Plastometrex

Access to talent,
recruitment advice
and support

Our students and graduates can bring the latest skills and knowledge to your business through placements, student consultancy projects, full and part-time roles and seasonal jobs.

Working together, we can assist you to reach the right talent for your business and raise your company profile on campus.

As an employer, you can work with our dedicated Employer Engagement Consultants for access to student talent, recruitment advice and support.

Recruit a student or graduate for a part-time, casual or full-time role – including placement opportunities, internships, live briefs and graduate jobs

Attract the right candidate – we can support with advertising and shortlisting

Attend our careers fairs and employability events and promote your brand to our University community

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You can keep up-to-date with our activity on social media

Connect with us on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter! To see what our Student Employment Champions are up to, follow our Instagram account.

Our facilities and

Alongside our high-quality, Teaching Intensive approach to education the University has invested millions in state-of the-art equipment and facilities to meet the needs of businesses in a broad range of industries and sectors.

As part of the £13 million, state-of-the-art National Centre Motorsport Engineering, the brand-new Centre for Advanced Manufacturing (CfAM) will offer sector-leading equipment and capabilities list to partners. We’re excited about partnering with companies like Xact Metal to deliver increased accessibility for companies looking to maximise the benefit of additive manufacturing.

Powder analysis, characterisation and test of metallic and polymer powders

A composite space including large and small ovens, a hot press and an autoclave

An additive manufacturing capability including powder and wire polymers, powder bed fusion of a variety of metals across multiple platforms, and a binder system by Desktop Meta

A test lab including metallurgical preparation, microscopy, static and dynamic testing, and indentation plastometry alongside chemical and surface measurement and metrology

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The University of Bolton’s Institute of Medical Sciences is a new £40m skills training centre for clinical healthcare roles. The first development of its kind in Greater Manchester, it will transform the way people are trained and employed in the healthcare sector.

By working with us, you can gain access to our cutting edge technology and facilities, as well as the specialist knowledge and skills to help you grow your business, increase productivity and improve profitability.

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and start driving your
business forward?

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We have the answers to your questions, find all the advice and support in one place.

Part of the University of Bolton Group

Bolton college
Alliance learning
Anderton centre2
QQA Scheme Participant