TVET UK is the UK partnership of technical and vocational education suppliers that works together to; provide an optimum integrated service for international clients, recruit international students to a wide range of courses offered by UK colleges and training providers, deliver UK qualifications overseas and develop strategic global partnerships.

TVET UK members include UK vocational education and training national agencies, sector skills councils and awarding bodies, together with colleges, vocational schools, work based and private training providers and educational equipment and materials supply companies that meet the TVET UK quality threshold criteria.

TVET UK offers a full range of technical and vocational education and training and equipment products and services, including consultancy, curriculum design, equipment, software, e-learning solutions, bespoke training, internationally recognised qualifications, quality improvement systems and English Language training and support for the development of local qualifications frameworks. 

Our members can manage and deliver large-scale international tenders and contracts, whether in support of European Funded, Aid Funded or national and regional strategy projects.

TVET UK is endorsed by two UK government departments aimed at raising the international profile of the UK technical and vocational education and training sector by providing a “one-stop-shop” through which overseas governments, national agencies, and public/private corporate organisations and education and training providers can source quality assured, capable and experienced UK suppliers of technical and vocational education and training including equipment suppliers and manufacturers to provide a total solution to meet international customers’ individual needs.

TVET UK offers a full range of technical and vocational education and training and equipment products and services, including consultancy, curriculum design, equipment, software, e-learning solutions, bespoke training, internationally recognised qualifications, and support for the development of local qualifications frameworks, quality improvement systems and English Language training.

TVET UK’s membership is unique in that it includes UK learning and skills national agencies, sector skills councils and awarding bodies, together with colleges, professional institutions, vocational schools, work-based and private training providers and educational equipment manufacturers and materials supply companies that meet the TVET UK quality threshold criteria.

Collectively, TVET UK members have the capability; capacity and experience to project manage, bring partnerships together and deliver large-scale international tenders and contracts whether in support of Aid Funded projects or through national and regional strategic programmes aimed to build capacity and develop a skills base to meet economic growth.

TVET UK MEMBERS

TVET UK members are based throughout the UK, covering England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

TVET UK members include UK vocational education and training national agencies, sector skills councils and awarding bodies, together with colleges, vocational schools, work based and private training providers and educational equipment and materials supply companies that meet the TVET UK quality threshold criteria. 

Further education colleges deliver a wide range of academic and vocational courses, from Basic English and Maths to Higher National Diplomas.  TVET UK’s members deliver courses in the following subject areas:

Accounting and Book-keeping Health Care, Sport and Leisure
Administration Health and Safety
Agriculture Health and Social Care
Air Cabin Crew and Airport Operations Holistic Therapies
Animal Science Horticulture and Landscaping
Animal Care and Management Hospitality and Food Manufacturing
Applied Sciences Horse and Animal Care
Art and Design Horticulture and Landscaping
Arboriculture Humanities
Automotive Human Resource Management
Beauty and Complementary Therapies Independent Living and Work Skills
Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Science Information Technology
Blacksmithing, Metalworking and Carpentry

Land based Industries

Business Studies Languages
Business Management Law
Care, Health and Early Years Leisure and Travel
Catering and Hospitality Make-up Artistry
Community Education Management and Leadership
Computing Manufacturing and Logistics
Computer Maintenance Marine Engineering
Construction Marketing
Counselling Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Countryside and Environment Media and Journalism, Visual Communications
Creative Writing

Music and Music Technology

Creative and Service Industries Motor Vehicle
Dance and Drama Multimedia
Dental Nursing Painting and Decorating
Design, Graphic Design and Web Development Performing Arts and Theatre
Economics Photography and Video
Electrical Services Philosophy, Ethics and Religious Studies
Electronic and Computing Technologies Plumbing and Gas
Electronic Engineering Printing
Electrical Installation, Inspection and Testing Production Arts
Energy Systems Preparation for Entry to the Army
English Language Preparation for University
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Psychology
Engineering and Construction Public Services
Enterprise Renewables
Environmental Technologies Retail and Visual Merchandising
Events Management Science
Farriery Social Work and Social Care
Fashion Sociology
Film Studies Sports and Fitness, Exercise
Finance Teacher Training
Floristry Textiles
Footwear Travel and Tourism
Forensic Science Uniformed Public Services
Furniture Crafts Vehicle Maintenance
Game keeping Veterinary Nursing
Hairdressing Welding and Fabrication
Oil & Gas  

TVET UK CONTACTS

Alan McArthur, Executive Director
Tel: +44 (0)7714 703 091
Email: [email protected]

Rita Dobson, Membership Services Manager
Tel: +44 (0)1458 251908 / +44 (0)7973 988870
Email: [email protected]