Established in 1998, to enhance collaborative activity between Further Education (FE) Colleges in Lancashire, we are a not for profit company limited by guarantee.

Our activities are overseen by a Board of Directors comprising the Principal and Chief Executive of each member college, supported by a small executive team. Member colleges include General Further Education Colleges, Sixth Form Colleges and a specialist land-based, science, engineering and sports college, reflecting the diversity of the college sector as a whole.

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Our Member Colleges

Blackpool and The Fylde College logo
Blackpool Sixth Form College logo
Burnley College logo
Cardinal Newman College logo
Lancaster and Morecambe College logo
Preston College logo
Runshaw College
West Lancashire College logo

Our projects


Multiply offers adults who do not already have a GCSE grade C/4 or higher in Maths or equivalent, and need to improve their numeracy, free flexible courses that fit around their lives.

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Local Skills Improvement Fund

TLC has been awarded £4.5m Local Skills Improvement Funding by the Department for Education (DfE) to enable Lancashire’s colleges to build new training facilities, providing students with the opportunity to learn on the very latest technology and develop skills needed for successful careers.

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Lancashire Skills Competitions

The Lancashire Colleges are hosting a programme of sub-regional Skills Competitions to provide our students with experiences that build confidence and motivate them to strive for success at college and in their chosen careers.

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Skills Development Fund

Between Autumn 2021 and Spring 2023 The Lancashire Colleges successfully delivered a series of innovative and collaborative projects supported via the Government’s Skills Accelerator Pilot Programme.

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Speak to one of the TLC team today

For more information about our current and/or future projects please get in touch by calling 01772 225128 or emailing us

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Latest News

14 November 2023

Lancashire’s Colleges to deliver innovative programme in partnership with local employers

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7 July 2022

Lancs businesses go green as they embrace skills pilot

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