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Business Development

Our Business Development team works with over 1,000 small, medium and large businesses across the county and further afield. Our aim is to help organisations improve their performance and productivity through industry specific training.

We have over 20 years’ experience of placing apprentices in businesses. Apprenticeships deliver skills designed around your business needs and help you develop the specialist skills you need to keep pace with the latest technology and working practices in your sector. We work closely with you to identify the apprenticeship that is best for your business, find suitable candidates and measure the impact the apprenticeship has on your organisation to show real business benefits.

We also offer a wide range of short courses to develop specialist skills and provide certification and professional training to meet legislation and comply with industry requirements, as well as higher education. Our industries include: Business & Management, Child & Adult Care, Construction & Building Services, EducationEngineering, First Aid and Health & Safety, Hospitality & Catering, IT & Computing, Land-Based, and Logistics & Warehousing.

Latest news

Luton loves IT skills

Wednesday 12 April 2017

More than 100 people have upgraded their computer skills thanks to the Bedford College Training Centre in Castle Street, Luton.
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Working with Europe’s No 1 engineering company

Monday 10 April 2017

The automation latest technology will be available to students at Bedford College courtesy of Europe’s No 1 for engineering, Siemens.
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Future of engineering unveiled

Friday 10 February 2017

On 9 February 2017 Bedford College unveiled details of its new £5 million Advanced Engineering & Construction Centre.
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Latest blogs

How best to support your child during their GCSEs

Friday 4 May 2018

GCSE exams are looming and households up and down the country will be feeling the strain. Teenagers will be stressed and parents will be in the thick of it. Luckily, there are things you can do to relieve the tension and make the period manageable – and successful – for everyone.
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College versus School

Wednesday 2 May 2018

Big decisions. No one really enjoys making them; they usually involve quite a bit of stress and maybe even the odd sleepless night.
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