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Welcome to The Growth Company (formerly The Skills Company)

Welcome to The Growth Company, the largest apprenticeship provider in Greater Manchester.


About us

The Growth Company, formerly The Skills Company, is the largest work-based learning provider in Greater Manchester. Every year we get thousands of young people a job. We typically have over 250 Apprenticeship vacancies and over 300 Pre-Apprenticeships programme opportunities at any one time.

Why we are the best

• We have a successful track record of over 25 years and work with over 2,500 employers including BNY Mellon, Torkington Engineers and Trafford Housing Trust.
• We champion our Apprentices: We aim to offer over 75% of our vacancies with a salary above the national minimum Apprenticeship wage.
• We can get you further faster: We are able to get you through your qualifications at a faster rate than many other colleges and training providers.
• Getting people jobs is what we do: We are all about getting people into work and enabling them to progress in a career they love.
• We are centrally located in Manchester city centre, as well as having training centres and links with colleges across Greater Manchester.

If you want to learn the skills, love the job and live the lifestyle, apply for one of our Apprenticeships today.


Facilities available

  • The  very best teaching
  • Industry experienced tutors and trainers who really want you to succeed
  • Bespoke programmes of support to keep you on track
  • Learn new skills that will prepare you for an exciting job.
  • Join a growing network of learners.

Our aim is to inspire all our learners to achieve their full potential and with our extensive range of Apprenticeships there are lots to help you reach career aspirations.

  • Accounts & Finance
  • Automotive
  • Business Administration
  • Childcare
  • Construction
  • Customer Service
  • Engineering
  • Hairdressing & Barbering
  • Health & Social Care
  • IT & Web Development
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Warehousing & Manufacturing

Apply online at or call on 0161 233 2656


How to apply

You can apply for courses at The Growth Company (formerly The Skills Company) through UCAS Progress. Add courses to your favourites to apply to this provider.

Last updated date: 14 February 2018
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