Proudly supporting over 25,000 students in Further and Adult Education across Manchester
Delivers professional qualifications and training for 4,500+ professional students
Novus engages with over 60,000 offenders at 54 secure establishments
Works with 6,000 apprentices and 1,000+ employers for above national achievement rates
Supports over 1,500 higher education students through HNC / HND, Foundation and Degree qualifications
We work in over 120 locations across the UK, balancing flexible spaces with secure needs, and ensuring the quality of the teaching is maintained at a consistently high level, wherever the location.
10+ campus locations across Manchester, comprising classrooms, lecture theatres and a wide range of practical workshops, performance and rehearsal rooms, along with tutorial and specialist learning spaces.
Specialising in professional qualifications for students, who typically work full-time and study flexibly, delivered nationally in multiple locations, as well as internationally using virtual classrooms.
Working in more than 54 secure locations, covering adult prison establishments for men and women, Young Offender Institutions and Secure Centres and secure hospitals. Novus Cambria is the joint venture created for HMP Berwyn in North Wales.
Leading provider of skills education in the North West through the delivery of apprenticeships and foundation study programmes. Total People offers a wide range of industry standard training servicing thousands learners annually. Rated good by Ofsted in 2017.
Based at our Wythenshawe campus and located close to our business areas, with colleagues also deployed within each business ensuring high quality operational delivery.
Our Group structure enables each organisation to be focused on its own learners, customers, colleagues and stakeholders, supported by the professional shared services that operate across the group. This also underpins our ability to safely expand, adjust and develop in support of communities, policy and economic needs.
The transfer of specialist knowledge facilitated by our Group structure makes us a leading commentator on sector policy, and enables knowledge-sharing with our stakeholders to promote our values and vision.
It also enables us to plan with confidence and look forward as a thought leader in our sector.
A Novus tutor has partnered with a colleague in prison education to set up a scheme to support the health and wellbeing of key workers in the justice sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.Learn More
Professional training provider MOL have been awarded the prestigious Gold Standard Trusted Service Award by global customer review service Feefo.Learn More
MOL endeavour to exclusively choose qualifications that have been incorporated and approved under a Royal Charter, which is a formal grant issued by a monarch.Learn More
Inspirational Novus radio trainer at HMP Liverpool, Tim Morris, received a Commendation from the Butler Trust Awards, which celebrate the outstanding work of those who work in prisons, probation and youth justice settings.Learn More
The Manchester College has been named as double finalist in the latest Tes FE awards 2020.Learn More
Success for M-Futures programme and National Apprenticeship Week campaignLearn More
A new automotive group at The Manchester College is linking industry with employers and students while creating opportunities across the board.Learn More