Partner with us

Work with us to meet your workforce needs, improve your business productivity and innovation, and support economic growth both locally & nationally.

Benefit your business

We are highly experienced providers of apprenticeships, technical qualifications, and professional training. Whatever your size, we will work with you to fill your skills gaps, attract your next generation of talent, and diversify your workforce. We want to make a difference to prospects in our local communities, but we also work as a collaborative Network focused on supporting the growth productivity of national businesses across England.

Institutes of Technology and Employers: Working  together to build a pipeline of talent for the future

  • Increase the productivity of your current workforce

  • Attract your next generation of talent

  • Gain insights into sector innovations and local labour market trends

  • Access our state-of-the-art equipment and facilities

  • Network with local, like-minded employers who want to improve social mobility in your region

  • Get business development advice

Have an impact

By working with Institutes of Technology, you’ll be joining a group of like-minded employers, from national corporations to local SMEs, who want to develop their workforce. With employers at our core, you can choose to work with us in a multitude of ways to benefit your business.

  • Help shape our curriculum

  • Host a student visit to your business

  • Recruit your apprentices through us

  • Offer industry placements

  • Showcase your organisation at our events

  • Set live projects for our students to work on

  • Deliver industry talks & masterclasses

  • Promote your employment opportunities

What next?

Work with an Institute of Technology

Find your local IoT or an IoT that specialises in your sector.

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Work with the Network

Interested in how you can engage with us at a national Network level?

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Hear from our partners

The SCIoT shared many of our own values and focus areas, including a drive on diversity from a BAME and gender perspective. The partnership has created an open channel for students to use our colleagues for mentoring, career advice and an insight into the amazing world of Data in Sainsburys.

Simon Graves

Senior Data Management & Operational Governance Manager, Sainsburys

The South West IoT will align the delivery of very high-quality technical education and skills from a range of higher and further education providers in the region with significant benefits to learners and employers.

Charles Ewen

Director of Technology, Met Office

Nissan Motor Manufacturing UK is pleased to be a leading partner in an initiative which will not only help to provide higher level skills for manufacturing companies, but also to inspire people of all ages to invest in their own skills and knowledge.

Ian Green

Senior Controller/Section Manager, Nissan