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Innovative Alliance appoint Simon Conington as Board Chair

Adult Education and Training provider, Innovative Alliance (IA) has recently appointed Simon Conington as Chair of the Board. The post will see Simon ensure the Board is effective in its task of setting and overseeing the business’s direction and strategy.

Innovative Alliance have been awarded place on GMCA FPS to deliver their fully funded courses

Adult Education Training Provider, Innovative Alliance (@IATraining_Liv), has been awarded a place on Greater Manchester Combined Authorities (@greatermcr) Flexible Procurement System (FPS), which will see the training provider support the City Region’s integrated labour market eco-system ambitions.

Innovative Alliance announces the launch of Teaching Assistance Apprenticeships

Adult Education and Training provider, Innovative Alliance (@IATraining_Liv) has recently announced the launch of their Level 3 Teaching Assistance Apprenticeships.

Innovative Alliance secure contract with HMP Risley to deliver Barbering programme

National Adult Education Training Provider, @IATraining_Liv (IA) have secured a 12-month contract with HMP Risley to deliver a Barbering Academy within the prison. The programme will see the training provider work with up to 80 learners providing a range of knowledge-based and skills-based learning opportunities.

Innovative Alliance’s thrill after helping two thirds of learners secure positive outcomes

Adult Education Training Provider, Innovative Alliance (IA) are ecstatic after helping 2/3 of their learners land positive outcomes amidst the rapidly changing UK job market.

Carl secures warehousing job after completing free course at Innovative Alliance

Carl Mason was searching for a job with the help of his local Job Centre Plus (JCP), when he was made aware of the fully-funded training courses at Adult Education training provider, Innovative Alliance (@IATraining_Liv).

Mr Crisp lands job at Walker’s Crisp Factory thanks to Innovative Alliance

Over the past several years David Crisp had trouble retaining full-time employment due to personal issues, having suffered through a period of uncertainty that resulted in financial hardship. David has always been passionate about the warehouse sector with a wealth of previous experience in the industry. Following on from being made redundant at his most recent role, David was in search for a position that offered stability and job security for himself and his family.

Innovative Alliance and The Andy Reid Standing Tall Foundation work together to provide essential resources for those seeking employment

Adult Education training provider Innovative Alliance (@IATraining_Liv) have become one of two beneficiaries to receive laptops from The Andy Reid Standing Tall Foundation, (@AndyReid2506) helping to close the #DigitalDivide and provide vital resources to people looking to undertake training to better their chances of finding employment.

Innovative Alliance barbering alumni give free haircuts to the homeless

Steve, Jake and Luke recently completed a fully-funded barbering course at Adult Education Training Provider, Innovative Alliance @IATraining_Liv (IA). The course, ran in partnership with @BarbersNo1, gives learners the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to start a career in Barbering. After completing the course, the trio were offered full-time employment at the much-loved Barbers.

Innovative Alliance works with national retailer to provide people in unemployment with training and job opportunities

Adult Education Training Provider Innovative Alliance (@IATraining_Liv) have recently teamed up with a national retailer to run a Sector Academy Work Programme (SWAP). The programme is designed to provide pre-employment training for people currently out of work with the view of moving into employment at the end of the programme.

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