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Developing in-house talent is a cost-effective way to gain the skills your business needs to succeed. 

It’s no wonder 75% of the FTSE Top 100 have used The Open University to develop their staff and we’re an apprenticeship delivery partner for 17 of the UK’s Top 100 Apprenticeship employers. 

See why businesses like IBM, Care UK and Travis Perkins choose The Open University to deliver the staff skills they need to succeed. 

Care UK

See how Care UK is advancing its Health Care Support Workers across the UK, through The Open University’s Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship.

Craft courses

Hear how training provider, Craft Courses, unlocked existing talent with a Applied Software Engineering Degree Apprenticeship from The Open University.

DXC Technology

Discover how global IT leader, DXC Technology, overcame the digital skills shortage by upskilling staff through Master’s level study in cyber security with The Open University.

Hogganfield Care & Skye Care

Hear how the social care provider utilises the Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF) through the Open University to access a wide variety of OU courses to develop key skills for its employees.

Paul Milner, IBM and Liz Hanway, The Open University

Learn how IBM made the most of its Apprenticeship Levy through a strategic partnership with The Open University to upskill staff across the UK.


Hear how Mesomorphic is unlocking the talent of remote workers using online learning from The Open University.

Travis Perkins

Learn how Travis Perkins saw immediate improvements in performance after partnering with The Open University to deliver management apprenticeships.


Hear how web technology consultancy, Olamalu adopts digital talent after partnering with The Open University to deliver degree apprenticeships.


Read how housing association, Trivallis, is growing its own talent and overcoming the digital skills shortage with The Open University.

Voyage Care

Read how Voyage Care can now upskill their staff across England thanks to The Open University’s online learning platform.

Learning for the whole workforce

Our programmes span everything from microcredentials to MBAs, meaning you can upskill staff at all levels of your business. Choose from a range of options to suit individual requirements, or design your own tailored programme with our learning experts.


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