About MK College and the MK Skills Collaboration Service

MK College is the local education provider for a broad variety of qualifications, as well as employability skills and community training.

The MK Skills Collaboration Service provides a unique opportunity to deliver employer forums and workshops which are designed to drive employer participation and engagement. Businesses will be asked how they would like to grow and what skills are needed to achieve this growth?

By identifying the local skills shortages, we can provide clear advice and support to all corners of local business.

Working alongside SCIOT, MK:U, Open University and Cranfield University.

What are the Local Business Forums?

The forums aim to explore the unique situation facing each local organisation – and understand the vital skills required in MK, now and in the future.

Involvement by the local business community allows them to contribute to a curriculum – so that training providers can deliver the skills and knowledge that are ‘fit for purpose’.

Through discussion the forums will move from understanding current skills needs of employers, through to informing the development of future training requirements.

This exciting new approach will aid business growth and productivity and provide free training in Management and Leadership skills across all sectors.

Support to recruit locally

Making it easy for employers to find the right people. The free MK Skills Collaboration service will allow employers to tap into local talent.

Help to grow your business

Through workshops tailored to specific business needs and free events based on current challenges and innovation requirements.

Improved student-business relations

Future talent will bring innovation and inventiveness to local businesses and facilitate improved skills and best practices in the workplace.

Register your business interest in SkillsHub:MK

By registering you will be opting in to join our current Networks that span Leadership and Management and Digital capabilities.

By engaging in the Networks and our assessment we’ll support you in discovering what areas of skill growth and learning opportunities would make the biggest difference for your business.

MK Skills Collaboration – Related News & Events

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Networking & Buffet Lunch event sponsored by SkillsHub:MK at Milton Keynes College

Tuesday 19th July 2022. It was a pleasure to welcome Louise Wall, CEO Northampton and Milton Keynes Chambers, and her team from the Milton Keynes Chamber of Commerce last week. The event was an opportunity to present the SkillsHub:MK and its extensive portfolio of training opportunities to its members , as well as, to see the facilties offer

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MK College Group addressing the skills gap – fully funded learning opportunities through SkillsHub:MK

Milton Keynes businesses are set to benefit from a new initiative to deliver FREE courses that will help them rapidly upskill or recruit new employees. Launching today as part of a nationwide Government initiative MK College Group is leading a pioneering effort to plug the local skills gap and boost access to high-quality training options.

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Careys and Milton Keynes College launch groundworker apprenticeship

Construction company Careys and Milton Keynes College today officially launch a three-year partnership that offers a groundworker apprenticeship to local students. Delivery of the apprenticeship will be carried out from the Careys Milton Keynes office, which under the terms of the partnership has become a joint Careys and Milton Keynes College campus.  The college will

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