Build your Business Future through Harrow College, Richmond upon Thames College & Uxbridge College

West London's largest College provider 

55 years of combined experience

Pioneering in T Level qualifications

Employer-led education

Specialist technical training through Institute of Technology

Strong industry links with over 1200 local, regional and national employers

Meet our Business Development Team

  1. We advertise your vacancies for free
  2. We talk through your business needs and draw a solution that works for you
  3. We provide full support to manage the apprenticeship journey smoothly.

Barry Cooper

Sectors I look after: Business Development Consultant for The Technical Apprenticeship School which includes; Mechanical & Electronic Engineering, Electrical Installation, Plumbing & Gas, Motor Vehicle and Building Services.

Services I offer: Consultancy and development for all areas of engineering for companies and apprentices.

Key strengths: Enthusiasm, tenacity, empathy, getting the job done, professionalism, knowing what I am talking about to professionals in their particular industry.

Career summary: Apprentice at Ford Motor Company, Zone Manager at Ford Motor Company, Project Manager at BT, Business Development Consultant for The Technical Apprenticeship School for HRUC.


Apprenticeships help businesses

  • Improve productivity: 78% of companies have experienced improved productivity.
  • Retrain to gain relevant skills: 86% of employers said they saw improved depth of knowledge in related areas within their organisation.
  • Retain staff: 90% of apprentices stay on at their workplace after completing apprenticeship.