Partnerships & Projects

We pride ourselves on our partnership working within the London Borough of Brent and Westminster City Council and the wider region. We have extensive and meaningful links with business, industry and the community, always with a focus on establishing partnerships which benefit our learners, the community. 

We have informal HE partnership arrangements in place with:

We also subcontract University of Westminster’s degree apprenticeship provision, and we’re a part of Linking London, a network run by Birkbeck. We have other HE partnerships with Islington Music Workshop and Fourth Monkey Actor Training Studio.

Investors in Diversity Award

The Investors in Diversity Award is recognised as the national equality standard. Providing organisations with a bespoke approach for improving Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement (FREDIE) practices in the workplace. Read more about the Investors in Diversity Award here.

Living Wage Foundation

The mission of Living Wage Foundation is to encourage employers to play their part in tackling in-work and post-work poverty and provide a decent standard of living by paying the real Living Wage, adopting Living Hours and Living Pensions as well as wider good employment practices. Read more about the Living Wage Foundation here.

Educate and Celebrate

E&C believe that by working together we can make society a more welcoming place for everyone. Their team of dedicated, committed and experienced consultants provide coaching, mentoring, knowledge, skills and resources to schools and organisations to help you to confidently achieve Equity, Diversity & Inclusion goals. Read more about Educate and Celebrate here.

Collab Group

Collab Group is a UK wide body of FE colleges and college groups. Its member colleges are like-minded, forward-thinking peer organisations that endorse and contribute to our shared ambition. Read more about the Collab Group here.


The matrix Standard is the Department for Education’s (DfE) standard for ensuring the quality of the delivery of high-quality information, advice and guidance. Read more about the matrix standard here.

West London Alliance

The West London Alliance is committed to an enduring programme of collaboration and innovation to improve outcomes for the West London sub-region. They deliver initiatives through working across borough boundaries focussing on the priority areas of Economy & Skills and Social Care & Housing. Read more about West London Alliance here.

European Social Fund

The ESF is Europe’s main instrument for supporting jobs, helping people get better jobs and ensuring fairer job opportunities for all EU citizens. Read more about European Social Fund here.

Westminster City Council

Westminster City Council is the local authority for the City of Westminster in Greater London. Read more about Westminster City Council here.