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Collab Group announces partnership agreement with Babington Group

Collab Group is pleased to announce a new partnership agreement with Babington Group. The agreement is the first partnership of its kind between Collab Group and an independent training provider.

This partnership has been developed to jointly win and fulfil new business and showcase the activities of Collab Group colleges as they work in partnership with independent training provider Babington Group. It is a proactive partnership which will leverage the unique market positions held by both organisations.

This partnership provides a framework to collaborate and allows both organisations to leverage their considerable expertise to deliver high quality and impactful training to learners across the UK, and will drive forward the development of innovative and market leading skills solutions to meet the need of employers, and the wider UK economy.

Ian Pretty100x100Ian Pretty: Collab Group CEO:

“The partnership with Babington represents a great opportunity for us at Collab Group. This will be the first time that we have teamed up with an independent training provider and reflects our ambition to embrace new and exciting collaborative models. Babington Group is an established leader in providing high-quality apprenticeship provision and we look forward to working together to identify joint strategic and commercial opportunities. This partnership is a great opportunity to leverage our shared expertise to benefit both learners and our member colleges.”

Carole Carson100x100Carole Carson the CEO at Babington:

“We are extremely excited about this strategic partnership with the Collab Group; with all the changes around Government reforms and the introduction of the Levy, it is very refreshing that Independent Training Providers and Further Education Colleges are working collaboratively, delivering high quality, employer led training that will ultimately impact positively on the development of individuals, and support business and wider economic growth”.

About Collab Group: A membership organisation representing 36 of the largest colleges in the UK; this includes members in the devolved nations of Northern Ireland Scotland and Wales 

About Babington Group: A Work-Based Learning Training Provider, founded in 1974 that provide high quality training within Accounts, Business Administration, Customer Service, Providing Financial Services, Team Leading & Management

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