For business

At Activate Learning, we’re liberating learning – giving people and businesses the power to make change.

We are specialists in helping businesses grow profits - through the development of existing talent and the future workforce. 

Partner with us and you will help shape the workforce for your sector, gaining access to a pipeline of work ready and talented candidates, with the right attitudes and attributes for employment.

You will also give your existing staff the opportunity to expand their skills and expertise, through our training courses or managing student projects. This is also an opportunity to engage with your local community and give something back.

How can we help you?

You can work with us in a range of ways:

  • Curriculum design or delivery

  • Work experience opportunities

  • Student engagement: projects, mentoring, work shadowing or company visits

  • Hire an apprentice through Activate Apprenticeships

  • Upskill your current workforce through Activate Business School and our higher education courses.


We can help adult learners improve their English, maths or IT skills with our range of employability courses. These are flexible and designed to fit in with work or family commitments. You would be supported by our team of friendly and supportive tutors.

Courses can take place in the workplace (where applicable) and many are free - please contact us to discuss your requirements. 

Courses include:

  • Preparation for UK visas, citizenship and settlement
  • English courses: ESOL (English for speakers of other languages) and EFL (English as a foreign language)
  • Get that job: short courses to help you get into the job market. Covering: digital literacy, customer service, and health and safety. Some courses may be free, please contact us to discuss your circumstances
  • Basic computer skills: learn the basics of using a PC and getting online

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What makes us different?

Every year Activate Learning prepares more than 20,000 people to enter employment and progress in their careers, by working with over 2,000 employers across the Thames Valley.

Our Learning Philosophy means that our students gain more than just qualifications. Our programmes focus on embedding employability skills, attributes and attitudes for work in learning, helping boost confidence and work readiness.

We have the scale and scope to provide talent in a wide range of curriculum areas and programmes available, whatever your needs.

We provide both local and national coverage for apprenticeships thanks to our membership of the Collab group.