Our partners

Through our award-winning programmes and specialist training teams – Activate Apprenticeships and Activate Business School work across 12 different sectors.

We are proud to work in partnership with a number of organisations to help meet our clients’ needs, including the following specialist partners.

ATG Training 

ATG Training logoATG Training was founded as Aylesbury Industrial Training Group in 1967 by a consortium of engineering companies as a Group Training Association. It is now part of Activate Learning, specialising in engineering and cycle technician programmes among a wide range of vocational training.

Banbury and Bicester College, City of Oxford College and Reading College

The three colleges in the Activate Learning group support 16,000 students in seven campuses across the Thames Valley. We are therefore able to provide a strong pipeline of qualified candidates for apprenticeships and help business clients offer work experience to young people on study programmes.

Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)

CITB supports the construction industry to access the products and services it needs. As CITB’s largest delivery partner in the Thames Valley, we support hundreds of apprentices for both large and small construction clients.




Collab Group of Colleges

As a member of the Collab Group of Colleges, we have access to the largest and highest quality network of colleges across the whole of the UK, with over 800,000 learners and 30,000 business clients. Specialist programmes include provision for energy, utilities, advanced manufacturing, construction, engineering and rail sectors.

Ignite Sport UK

Ignite Sport UK provides sports coaching and apprenticeships at football clubs and through schools. As a partnership, we support hundreds of young apprentices to develop their fitness, skills and qualifications.



Insights® Discovery

Insights® Discovery is a powerful psychometric profiling tool that opens up a world of development opportunities for individuals, teams and leaders. It uses a simple and accessible four-colour model to understand an individual’s unique preferences, based on the work of Swiss psychologist Carl Jung.


Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)

The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) is the UK’s largest management body, combining industry-leading qualifications and specialist member services. ILM is founded on the principle that skilled managers and leaders hold the key to creating productive workforces that deliver organisational and economic success. We are an approved ILM Centre, enabling us to deliver a wide range of accredited programmes in management and coaching.


JLD Driver Training

JLD logo (2)JLD Driver Training has been operating since 2009. In that time, the company has grown to be the provider of choice for a number of large national employers in the logistics sector, delivering over twenty qualifications and Matrix accredited.

As well as commercial and government funded training programmes, JLD delivers a range of logistics focused apprenticeship qualifications, supporting the government agenda to create more work opportunities for young people.

UTC Reading and UTC Oxfordshire

UTC Reading and UTC Oxfordshire are University Technical Colleges that deliver IT, science and engineering excellence for 14 to 19-year-olds. The aim is to educate and train the next generation of technicians, engineers and industrial innovators.

The vision is for its students to be inspired by the relevance and challenge of solving real-life industrial and community problems.


West Berkshire Training Consortium

West Berkshire Training Consortium (WBTC) has been training local residents since 1983. This level of experience means a lot to our businesses and learners.

We are contracted to the Skills Funding Agency and are rated as one of their strongest training providers.