Our Businesses

NCG’s nationwide portfolio of businesses includes five colleges and two training providers. They work with over 133,000 learners every year, including more than 23,000 apprentices. We operate in 61 locations across the UK and work with 20,000 external businesses.


NCG has five colleges across the UK, each with a strong local economic impact. Our colleges offer a wide variety of courses from basic skills to Masters degrees, working in partnership with employers and businesses to create employment opportunities for thousands of people every year. We are also an education partner of Ada, the national College for Digital Skills and have representation on the shadow governing body.

Training Providers

Offering a wide range of training programmes, from workforce development to supporting job seekers; apprenticeships to work place learning, they work with Government, employers and partners to help thousands of people every year start or develop a career.

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Intraining works across a broad spectrum of industry sectors, providing training and recruitment solutions for those seeking employees and employment opportunities.

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Rathbone Training is a British youth charity focussed on helping young people access the right training and skills to help them reach their goals – whether that is a job, further education, an apprenticeship or a work placement.
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Discovery School

NCG is also the lead sponsor of the Discovery School, an industry driven technical school for 14-19 years olds from Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham. Opened in 2014, NCG has invested £9million into the specialist school.

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NCG is a partner of Ada, the National College for Digital Skills and has representation on the shadow governing body.

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Collab Group

NCG is a part of Collab Group, a forward thinking membership organisation which represents 36 leading UK Colleges and College Groups.

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