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Tarmac team up with Collab Group

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New partnership with group of leading colleges across the UK set to deliver company’s apprenticeship ambitions

TARMAC have announced a partnership with the Collab Group of colleges to develop and deliver an apprenticeship skills programme that will be used to set a benchmark for the wider construction industry.

Collab Group colleges specialize in delivering high-quality training and apprenticeships that equip learners with the skills they need to succeed, through a unique national delivery network.

Peter Kay, Tarmac’s head of learning and development, said: ‘We are extremely passionate about careers in construction and manufacturing, and believe that apprenticeships play a vital role in bringing new, talented people at all stages of their career into this exciting sector.

‘We’re very pleased to be working with Collab Group to share the varied career opportunities that Tarmac offer with a range of leading colleges across the UK.’

The partnership will see Collab Group colleges support Tarmac’s apprenticeship training needs across multiple service areas, including: housing, civil engineering, aggregates, logistics, aviation, water, energy, rail, commercial, education, defence, ports and utilities.

Ian Pretty, Collab Group’s chief executive officer, said: ‘Collab Group are delighted to announce this partnership with Tarmac. We look forward to collaborating to identify and deliver solutions to their complex workforce needs.

‘We are confident that by working in partnership, our colleges will provide Tarmac with a sustainable pipeline of highly skilled talent that will add considerable value to their business.

‘This is where Collab Group colleges are uniquely able to deliver an apprenticeship programme that has national reach, provides flexibility and has strong quality assurance.’

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