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The GMIoT provides learners with high quality level 4 and 5 technical qualifications in STEM-based subjects within our education partner institutions.

From no-cost apprenticeships to student loan funded Higher Technical Qualifications. We offer flexible learning experiences that will fit around your life and your budget.

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Why study at
Greater Manchester IOT?

  • Frequent exposure to the workplace through employer visits, guest speakers, live industry briefs and placement opportunities
  • Access state-of-the-art, industry-standard equipment and facilities
  • GMIoT courses are specifically designed with employer partners
  • Opportunities to network with employers in your chosen industry
gmiot learners at Tameside College
gmiot learners at Wigan & Leigh College
  • Learn from expert teaching staff with a wealth of industry experience
  • Learn a host of employability skills while boosting your technical knowledge
  • Student mentoring support, mock interviews and
    career advice
  • Support to participate in WorldSkills competitions and regional and national technical skills challenges
  • A network larger than one location, you will belong to the GMIoT community and have access to a wider range of partnership experiences

“Innovating ‘technology with purpose’ is at the core of Siemens’ global strategy, and we have long been a supporter of industry, innovation, skills and manufacturing in the North West.

The GMIoT will play an important role in helping people upskill and reskill in areas where employer demand is high.”

Paul Birt, Siemens Head of People & Organisation
- Paul Birt, Siemens Head of People & Organisation