The Greater Merseyside Learning Providers’ Federation (GMLPF) is to bring education providers across the region together for the first networking event of its kind this week.
GMLPF will host the ‘Summer Games’ team-building event for its members as a unique opportunity to network with industry professionals.
The local umbrella organisation for local skills providers, GMLPF, represents over 80 training organisations across the region. The organisation shares best practice, helps members adapt to the shifts in the local and national skills landscape and provides a single voice that represents its members’ views and priorities.
Taking place at Liverpool Cricket Club on Friday 8 July, the ‘It’s a Knockout’ style inflatable obstacle course will see providers go head-to-head with other GMLPF members, tackling different team activities leading up to the grand finale.
Some of the region’s biggest and most successful learning providers are taking part on the day.
Members taking part include Mode Training, TTE Training, Jelli Studios, Asset Training, DH Associates, Rocket Training, Shaw Trust, The Vocational College, Young Peoples Opportunities Project (YPOP), JM Education, NWCS, Dianthas, Alt Valley, CTS Training Ltd, Employability Solutions Ltd, Joint Learning Partnership Ltd, TPM, Michael John Academy, Mercia Partnership, The Military Preparation College (MPCT), Maritime & Engineering College North West, Aigburth Training Opportunities (ATO) and Interserve Learning and Employment.
Nearly twenty young people currently undertaking an apprenticeship or other training will also be helping out on the day as volunteers. Volunteers include apprentices from Mode Training and YPOP.
James Glendenning, CEO of GMLPF, says:
“With the continued growth of apprenticeships, learning providers across the Liverpool City Region are under considerable pressure to keep up with continuous government reforms and continue their own professional development to support the thousands of young people they work with across the region. To make sure that we deliver the best possible service as an industry, it is essential that businesses have a strong support network available to them and I hope that the Summer Games will be the ultimate representation of this.
“We’re very much looking forward to coming together with our members at the Summer Games this week. It will be a great opportunity for the city region’s learning providers to join together and meet other members, while hopefully having some fun in the process!”