Carlisle College is proud to be part of NCG, one of the country's leading college groups.

NCG's mission is ‘enable social mobility and economic prosperity through exceptional education’ and we exist to create life-changing opportunities for individuals that strengthen the prosperity of their local communities.

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Who is NCG?

We are one of seven colleges across the country that make up NCG, meaning we’re a key part of providing education and training to learners, apprentices and employers across the UK.

NCG has over 2,000 members of staff who work to support over 25,000 learners and thousands of businesses every year, regionally and nationally. Together, we share expertise, support each other to grow, help each other to innovate and accomplish change for young people, communities and economies across the country.

NCG Colleges

  • Carlisle College
  • Kidderminster College
  • Lewisham College
  • Newcastle College
  • Newcastle Sixth Form College
  • Southwark College
  • West Lancashire College

NCG colleges offer education from basic skills to Masters degrees. Across the country, NCG works in close partnership with employers and local industry to ensure we offer skills which lead to real employment opportunities and make strong local economic impact.

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NCG’s Strategy Towards 2030

NCG is an ambitious organisation with a unique proposition that straddles the Further and Higher Education sectors, delivered across a national footprint.

NCG's vision is to be the UK's leading college group, recognised for its local impact and national influence. Through exceptional teaching, innovative courses, ambitious education and outstanding learning environments, NCG colleges enable social mobility and economic prosperity.

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