Our work is supported and helped by the following contributors. These great people and organisations help us to support you!



Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Greater Manchester is one of the country’s most successful city-regions. Home to more than 2.8 million people and with an economy bigger than that of Wales or Northern Ireland. Our vision is to make Greater Manchester one of the best places in the world to grow up, get on and grow old. We’re getting there through a combination of economic growth, and the reform of public services.

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority(GMCA) is made up of the ten Greater Manchester councils and Mayor, who work with other local services, businesses, communities and other partners to improve the city-region.


Not Going To Uni showcases the alternatives to the standard university route, to school and college leavers. Our company is built on supporting young people in finding future careers, and we believe in educating students on all educational routes, ensuring they have the knowledge to understand all options available to them. We work with a variety of Enterprise Employers, Training Providers, FE colleges, Gap Year Providers and SMEs, advertising their apprenticeship vacancies to our audience. We are on a mission to change the way that young people engage with brands and discover their future careers. We work closely with Schools, Colleges, Careers Advisers and our team of NGTU Ambassadors to drive awareness of the fantastic alternatives to university.

The Apprentice Voice

The Apprentice Voice (TAV) is an independent non-profit organisation that works with employers and apprentices to initiate positive change within the apprenticeship system.

WorldSkills UK

WorldSkills UK is an independent charity that work in partnership with employers, education and governments to raise standards in apprenticeships and technical education so more young people get the best start in work and life. They are part of WorldSkills, a global movement supported by over 80 member countries, which celebrates young people achieving world-class standards in the biennial ‘skills olympics’. As the only skills charity which can bring this global benchmarking back into the UK, they have the unique assets, resources and networks to help raise training standards and improve young people’s technical and soft skills-set and resilient mindset to ever higher standards.

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