Our Partners

The 5% Club works with a range of partners.

We are delighted to work with the following organisations, partnering on events and initiatives

The Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network (ADCN) is an employer led Network whose members have committed to take action to widen participation in apprenticeships, champion diversity, and support greater social mobility. Members, including Rolls Royce and Balfour Beatty, work across their organisations as well as with schools, partners and suppliers, to ensure apprenticeships are open to candidates from all backgrounds, as well as increasing representation from ethnic minority candidates, women in STEM, candidates with learning difficulties or disabilities, and those from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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The Association of Apprentices (AoA) supports the UK’s hugely talented community of almost one million apprentices to be our best. The organisation is for apprentices, but its work is also led by apprentices.

AoA provides the social and broader elements often missing from apprenticeship programmes, with access to advice and guidance which supports life-long career development and a lifetime of professional networks.

The Association is a place to come together with apprentices past and present to support each other.

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Brathay offers people development and leadership coaching for businesses and organisations; outdoor residentials for community groups and schools, and holiday accommodation and challenge events for the public.

Each runs as part of a social enterprise aiming to enhance wellbeing and create long-lasting personal change. Any surplus income generated is used to fund life-changing programmes for children, young people and families facing challenges in their lives.

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Careermap Media Group own the leading platforms for candidates looking for a pathway into Apprenticeships, University, Graduate opportunities and Professional roles.

These platforms have rapidly become the number one go to for people seeking new opportunities, qualifications and training in all career sectors. Careermap Media Group  supports FE Colleges, Universities and Training Providers across the UK. Resources include Careermag for School Leavers, Parents, Graduates, Lifelong Learning and Careermag for Employers providing people of all ages, influencers, parents and business owners a much needed, powerful insight into the world of careers and qualifications.

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The Multicultural Apprenticeship Alliance is the rebranded, more inclusive, and next chapter of what was the BAME Apprenticeship Alliance.

It refocuses and joins up a number of the projects Pathway Group has incubated over the years, including the Apprenticeship Diversity & Social Mobility Forum (ADSFM) and Apprenticeship Hack, Career Hack, as well as more joined up working with other Pathway Group brands such as the Festival of Apprenticeships.

In addition, it will continue to work closely with its annual Multicultural Apprenticeship Awards ceremony, which has also been rebranded to the Multicultural Apprenticeships Awards, reflecting the need for broader participation and needs of local businesses community, and apprenticeships.

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The St Martin’s Group is a unique membership organisation created to support the UK economy by fostering a sustainable, quality-focused and employer-led apprenticeship and skills system.

Launched in 2018, the Group brings together stakeholders from some of the UK’s leading employers, training providers and awarding organisations from across all sectors and levels of qualification, which together are representative of the UK’s delivery infrastructure. Since 2021, with encouragement from key stakeholders, the Group has expanded its aims to include the wider adult funded skills market.

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The Scaffolding Association is the UK’s largest not-for-profit trade association representing the scaffolding and access industry and represents over 600 member businesses who between them employ over 20,000 scaffolders. Robert Candy, CEO and Founder has been developing and implementing a robust membership scheme to drive up standards and improve safety in the scaffolding industry.

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WorldSkills UK is a partnership between businesses, education and Governments that accelerates young people’s careers giving them the best start in work and life.

We do this through experiential and digital careers advice, skills competitions, mindset and productivity training and using our role models who have represented the UK on the international stage.

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