GMCA Devolved Adult Education Budget

PeoplePlus is currently seeking partners to support our Devolved Adult Education Budget (AEB) delivery within Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).

We are looking for ‘end-to-end’ delivery partners to join our supply chain from August 2020, particularly organisations:

  • That can demonstrate local infrastructure and readiness to deliver in GMCA; and effective response to the impact of Covid-19
  • With a strong track record of local delivery of skills programmes; preferably within GMCA
  • Delivering vocational and technical training linked to the priority sectors* (see note below)
  • With effective existing local integration and engagement strategies supporting communities and priority learner groups
  • Delivering strong positive progression and employment outcomes for learners
  • Delivering innovative training provision and skills solutions

We are looking to hear from a diverse range of partners who share our vision, values and commitment to delivering high performing services that transform people’s lives.

*Please note that we will only consider Expressions of Interest from organisations able to deliver in at least one of the below priority sectors:

  • Construction
  • Digital, Creative and Media
  • STEM, Advanced Materials and Manufacturing
  • Business, Financial & Professional Services (not including Customer Service, Business Administration or Team Leading)
  • ESOL


Expression of Interest Instructions

Expression of Interest Document

Qualification Proposal


Please returned completed Expression of Interest submissions to by 5pm Monday 13th July 2020

We are passionate about building a better society, transforming people’s lives through skills and employment.

Our true strength lies in a collaborative approach, working in partnership so that we can truly understand and navigate social and economic factors at a regional level.

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