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Lincoln College Group joins Collab Group

Collab Group is proud to announce Lincoln College Group as its newest member.

LCG is an excellent fit for Collab Group with a strong employer and commercial focus. The college regularly works with around 1200 businesses and national organisations delivering 1,800 apprenticeships annually.

LCG has worked prominently with major defence companies; the college has piloted an Air & Defence Career College, working closely with the Royal Air Force, Thales, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman and AAR.

LCG has three local college campuses in Lincoln, Gainsborough and Newark delivering FE and skills up to Level 3 for around 6000 full and part-time students. The college delivers provision across a variety of industry sectors, including higher levels courses for around 500 students in collaboration with Lincoln University. LCG also reflects a strong specialist focus, particularly in Electrical, Mechanical, Digital and Construction Engineering offering provision from levels 1-6.  

The colleges strong commercial focus and responsiveness to employers makes them an ideal candidate for Collab Group membership. They have demonstrated a key strategic aim to collaborate with other colleges to achieve financial sustainability.

Collab Group is pleased to welcome Lincoln College Group into our national network of forward-thinking colleges.

Ian Pretty, Collab Group CEO, said:

“We are thrilled to welcome Lincoln College Group into the Collab Group. Their inclusion widens our geographic reach and strengthens our network of forward-thinking collaborative colleges. LCG has a strong commercial focus and will be a great and dynamic addition to our membership. We welcome Gary Headland, his senior leadership and all LCG students and staff to Collab Group

LCG CEO Gary Headland said:

 “We are delighted to be members of the Collab Group. One of our key strategic aims is, ‘collaboration for strength’ and by working together, colleges and business can remain relevant and competitive in an increasingly crowded market.

“We look forward to pursuing commercial opportunities with our fellow members, enabling further investment in education and training in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.

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