ConnectED brings together the expertise of Bolton College, Alliance Learning and the University of Bolton to provide a one-stop-shop for apprenticeships, education and training.

Whether you're a local business looking for staff training and development, a school-leaver seeking an apprenticeship or an employee wishing to progress your career, ConnectED can help. View Brochure

Supportingbusinesses ConnectED will support your business by
· Completing a free training needs analysis to identify skills gaps that will enable your business to plan for progression and succession planning
· Recruit an apprentice or support your existing staff onto the Apprenticeship scheme
· Plan and design training programmes to meet your needs and the individuals Get ConnectED


Helpingapprentices ConnectED can help you gain an apprenticeship so you will be learning essential skills relevant to the job you're doing. An apprenticeship is a work-based training programme that combines on and off the job training, so you have a job and work towards qualifications at the same time. Get ConnectED

Developingemployees ConnectED helps employees to develop their career through an apprenticeship programme. We offer a range of courses designed to improve skills and lead to career progression at any level. Get ConnectED


Apprenticeship programmes

Bolton College

Bolton College provides vocational training and further education for school leavers, adults and employers. Our experienced tutors and professional network of support enables us to equip the workforce of the future with the building blocks for a rewarding career. We work with employers throughout the North West, delivering over 50 apprenticeship programmes across 20 industry areas.

Alliance Learning

Alliance Learning has been delivering apprenticeships for over 50 years. We are a not-for-profit organisation and a registered charity providing the highest-quality commercial training. Each year, we train over 600 apprentices on Level 2 to Level 5 qualifications, as well as helping over 6,000 individuals gain vital skills to take back to the workplace.

University of Bolton

The University of Bolton has over 190 years of teaching experience. An Ofsted Grade 2 provider, we were recently awarded a silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework. We deliver industry-focused apprenticeships, from Level 5 to Master's Level, developing the individual and providing a market advantage to your business.

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01204 903 940



Institute of Management
Greater Manchester,
Great Moor Street,
Bolton, BL1 1SW