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Welcome to The Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network

Established in 2001, the Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network (GMLPN) is a network of over 115 members including, Independent Training Providers, FE Colleges, Community Voluntary Organisations, Universities and key suppliers and other stakeholders.

The Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network is one of the largest provider networks in the country.

GMLPN work alongside key partners including; Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Job Centre Plus, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Greater Manchester Colleges Group and Local Authorities to achieve an ever closer alignment between the needs of employers, individuals, communities and the suppliers of skills.

Take a look at our Annual Report for 2022/23

Our Members

GMLPN currently have over 100 members, the network is inclusive of a range of GM Training Providers including Independent Training Providers, FE Colleges, Universities and more

Our Projects

GMLPN deliver a range of projects that work to bring benefit to our members and the Greater Manchester skills system.

Provider Support Programme

GMLPN offer a range of training and capacity building activities to both member and non-member organisations, including workshops and consultancy
This year in particular has been the most turbulent and challenging for all, which we continue to work through. GMLPN have been supportive helping providers to connect, develop, share best practice and align national and regional skills priorities allowing providers to response and build a resilience not only as network but a sector.
Tracey Wood

Trafford College Group

The team at GMLPN have responded to the needs of local providers during these difficult times by delivering IAG and support sessions to help us meet the challenges we face. The team right the way through from top to bottom are always available to speak with and Fir Tree CIC feel part of a wider family as a member of GMLPN.
Martin Taylor

Fir Tree Fishery

Latest news

SCL Education Group join GMLPN Network

Established in 2001, the Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network (GMLPN) is a growing network of over 110 members including, Independent Training Providers, FE Colleges, Community Voluntary Organisations, Universities, key suppliers, and other stakeholders. GMLPN...

GMLPN welcome Barnardo’s to the Network

Established in 2001, the Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network (GMLPN) is a growing network of over 100 members including Independent Training Providers, FE Colleges, Community Voluntary Organisations, universities, key suppliers, and other stakeholders. GMLPN...

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