About NLTG

Welcome to North Lancs Training Group

A letter from the MD

Established in 1969, NLTG is one of the largest independent training providers in the country and we pride ourselves on the quality of services we deliver to our learners and employers.

We employ a fantastic team of professional people who are constantly undertaking training and development. This includes Apprenticeship Tutors, English and Maths Tutors, Study Programme and Traineeship Tutors and Tutors who deliver our courses to support job seekers; all supported by our highly trained support teams.

We are committed to the continuous improvement of our services and are dedicated to total learner and employer satisfaction, with the emphasis on individuals and their needs. Our aim is to make a real difference to every learner’s life and every employer’s business.

We can source apprentices for employers or train existing members of an employer’s team. We deliver Apprenticeships at Levels 2 to 5 in a wide variety of occupations - Furniture Occupations, Business Administration, IT Digital Support, Customer Service, Digital Marketing, Catering & Hospitality, Lean Manufacturing, Warehousing, Glass Occupations, Team Leading, Management and Retail.

NLTG also offers Traineeships and our popular Study Programme courses. These are exciting pre-Apprenticeship programmes tailored to suit the needs of young people aged 16-18 who are not yet ready, or able to directly enter employment or an Apprenticeship.

Our courses for job seekers have assisted many people in returning to the world of work and creating a better life for themselves.

We also offer a range of commercial training options, including e-learning courses, compliance training and specialist furniture courses, alongside our health and safety programmes.

Details of all our services and opportunities for employers, young people and adults, plus help and guidance for parents/carers and other stakeholders, can be found on this website.

Of course, if you need any further assistance, do not hesitate to contact us via the website or through the contact details available.

Thank you for your interest in NLTG and we look forward to hearing from you soon!

Gareth Lindsay
Managing Director

NLTG was founded in 1969

We work with over 1200 companies including Sofology, Lancashire Constabulary and Costa Coffee.

of our Apprenticeships lead to a permanent job with 90% staying with the same employer.

Some great companies we work with...

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NLTG Timeline

November 8

Larger Bury Centre Opened

Larger Bury Centre Opened
Due to outstanding demand for our Traineeships and Pre-Apprenticeship programmes in Bury, we had outgrown our existing premises and opened…
November 27

Ofsted Grade Good

Ofsted Grade Good
We are proud to announce that after a two day Ofsted inspection on the 26th-27th November we have maintained our…
September 1

New Centre Opened In Bury

New Centre Opened In Bury
On 1st September 2019, North Lancs Training Group opened another Study Programme and Traineeship centre on The Rock in Bury.
August 28

NLTG Turns 50!

NLTG Turns 50!
28th August 2019 was a significant day for NLTG as we officially turned 50! On this day 50 years ago,…
August 3

Gareth Lindsay becomes NLTG Managing Director

Gareth Lindsay took on the position on the 1st August 2018 when outgoing Managing Director, Jim Harkness MBE, stepped aside after…
August 1

New centre opened in Oldham

On 1st August 2018, North Lancs Training Group opened its doors to a newly refurbished Study Programme and Traineeship centre at on…
April 1

Collette Humphreys becomes Operations Director

Collette Humphreys becomes Operations Director and celebrates 30yrs of service with the company.
February 1

NLTG awarded a record number of Gold Medals

Record number of City & Guilds Gold Medals for Excellence awarded to NLTG i.e. 8
November 1

Gareth Lindsay becomes Operations Director

Gareth Lindsay was made an Operations Director of the company.
June 16

NLTG win the City & Guilds Lion Award again

NLTG win the City & Guilds Lion Award again
Three-time winner of the City & Guilds Lion Award for Recognition of Centre Excellence.