Greater Manchester Institute of Technology

The college is lead further education partner in the GMIoT.

Institutes of Technology are government-backed initiatives providing high quality level 4 and 5 technical qualifications. Courses are offered through partner education providers across Greater Manchester.

The GMIoT offers higher-level, real world technical education and training. Specialising in the construction, engineering, computing, creative media and health sciences sectors.

Backed by £290 million government investment, they deliver the best in technical education. This means that as a University Centre student you will have a range of additional benefits including:

  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities, including simulation workplace facilities and high-tech equipment.
  • Frequent exposure to the workplace through employer visits, guest speakers, live industry briefs and placement opportunities.
  • Networking opportunities with partner employers.
  • Qualifications that are relevant – designed with and for industry partners.
  • Student mentoring and support to participate in WorldSkills and leading sector competitions.
  • Getting to know large employers in the region, finding out about exciting career opportunities.
  • A network larger than one location, you will belong to the GMIoT community and have access to a wider range of partnership experiences

Employer Partners

GCHQ – National intelligence, security and cyber agency

Siemens – World leaders in designing and manufacturing digital and technology solutions

Laing O’Rourke – Major engineering and construction organisation

TalkTalk – National telecoms, TV and internet provider

Education Partners

University of Salford

Wigan & Leigh College

Ada – National College for Digital Skills

Bury College

Tameside College

GMIoT Courses

**Subject to awarding body changes

*Subject to approval

Learn more about the Greater Manchester Institute of Technology