Our story since 1878

Backed by a Royal Charter, we have a long history of shaping skilled workforces. And, we continue to play an integral role in the development of work-relevant learning around the world. Watch this short video to see how the Group has evolved since 1878.

What we do is about more than just skills or qualifications, or jobs. It’s about tapping individual potential to help people develop the skills they need to progress into a job, on the job and onto the next job or new career. Download our corporate brochure (PDF, 2MB) to read how we’re investing in the future by transforming skills development across the globe, for personal, organisational and economic success.

Fast Facts

With a rich heritage dating back to 1878, there’s probably a lot you don’t know about the City & Guilds Group. 

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News & Insight

Young people will soon have more choice when selecting their 14 -19 educational options after 95 new City & Guilds Technical Qualifications at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 were approved by the Department for Education (DfE).

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This year is certainly going to be a year of huge change in the FE sector.

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Get recognised for your approach to learning and development and its impact on your business.

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City & Guilds Group launch a new digital platform which allows chefs to be fully recognised for their experience gained whilst working.

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Kirstie Donnelly, Managing Director of City & Guilds, comments on the Justice Secretary recent Reform of prison education announcement in the UK.

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