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Welcome to Rochdale Training Association


For over 45 years, Rochdale Training has produced some of the best Apprentices in the Greater Manchester area, many of whom are now in managerial positions and making a real impact to companies’ performance.

We work with all levels of learners and all sizes of companies throughout the North West. Rochdale Training’s mission is to provide a continuously improving range of lifelong learning, development & business support services to meet the needs of individuals and to contribute cost effectively to improving the performance of business.  

About us

We are accredited with all the major government training organisations including the Skills Funding Agency, and work with the best awarding bodies: City & Guilds, Institute of Learning & Management and EAL-EMTA Awards Ltd. Rochdale Training has been accredited to the Investor in People standard since 1999, achieving Gold status.

In addition to the core Apprenticeship training in Engineering and Business Administration,Rochdale Training now offers Apprenticeships in Building Maintenance, Warehousing, Plumbing, Performing Manufacturing Operations, Childcare, Health and Social Care and Electrical.

We are one of a few providers who offer Higher Level Apprenticeships (i.e. Levels 4 & 5) and Traineeships, as well as a wealth of business and Workforce development training in Health and Safety , Leadership and Management.

In essence, Rochdale Training specialises in customising training to individual company needs and welcomes enquiries from any company, large or small.

Facilities available

Engineering Workshop

Plumbing Workshop

Various IT Suites 

Learner success

Our currents success rate is currently 91.4% (well above the national average of 68.9%)

Engineering - 88.1%

Business & Management - 94.8%

Plumbing - 90.9%

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Rochdale Training Association directly.

Last updated date: 07 February 2018
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