Rochdale Training’s mission is to provide a continuously improving range of lifelong learning, development & business support services to meet the needs of individuals and to contribute cost effectively to improving the performance of business.

The company was formed as a charity in 1966 by the heads of leading local manufacturing employers primarily to manage and support the training of Apprentices. Over the last forty years the company has grown considerably and now provides training to companies throughout Lancashire & Greater Manchester.

We are accredited with all the major government training organisations including the Skills Funding Agency, and work with the best awarding bodies: City & Guilds, Institute of Learning & Management and EAL-EMTA Awards Ltd. Rochdale Training has been accredited to the Investor in People standard since 1999, achieving Gold status.

In addition to the core Apprenticeship training in Engineering and Business Administration,Rochdale Training now offers Apprenticeships in Building Maintenance, Warehousing, Plumbing, Performing Manufacturing Operations, Childcare, Health and Social Care and Electrical.

We are one of a few providers who offer Higher Level Apprenticeships (i.e. Levels 4 & 5) and Traineeships, as well as a wealth of business and Workforce development training in Health and Safety , Leadership and Management.

In essence, Rochdale Training specialises in customising training to individual company needs and welcomes enquiries from any company, large or small.