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RC iconThe Rinova Consortium is a unique pan-London network of training , enterprise and employment providers, working together to create new learning and economic opportunities for people of all ages. We do this through long-standing and effective partnerships, jointly design and deliver programmes, quality assurance, seconding staff and associates to ensure complementary expertise in delivery and using each other's facilities.  Together we implement creative and imaginative provision in sectors such as the arts, creative industries, sport, health and well-being, leisure, tourism, hospitality and education to engage and inspire people to access skills and learning, enter the labour market, progress within it, or return to work and self-employment.

We have extensive reach within these growing job sectors, through the work that we do with our consortium partners and their employer networks, providing access to young people 'NEET' (not in employment, education or training) to traineeships and apprenticeships, and to people of all ages and backgrounds to access business start-up, local and international skills training and job opportunities.

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Just some examples of our success in working together as a Consortium and in partnership with our wider networks include:

  • The successful aspire2.be pan-London pre-apprenticeship programme, with ten partners delivering support to over 800 young people NEET, led by Collage Arts and sponsored by the Skills Funding Agency 
  • Working with the London Borough of Wandsworth and a partnership network across South West London to implement Transition for young unemployed people aged 16-19
  • Operating Talent Match in London, led by London Youth
  • Skills Support for the Unemployed - a major programme of support to unemployed people of all ages across East London, involving 14 partners and led by 15billionebp
  • New pilot Apprenticeship initiatives for those aged 16-18 and 19+ with Skills Funding Agency Providers
  • Two training and employment programmes -for unemployed adults, lone parents and carers - ERA and Excel - with Enterprise Enfield and local partners
  • Developing the successful application for the pan London Start-up Loans consortium, led by North London Community Finance
  • Developing two new Careers Clusters in targeted areas of London, with 15billionebp, the London Borough of Wandsworth Lifelong Learning, and Learn, Train and Recruit.

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Our Rinova consortium network is always growing and evolving, but includes organisations that we have worked with since our very early days. Some of our earliest and longest-standing partners include: 

Collage Arts - London's leading arts and cultural development agency which celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2015. It houses more than 250 artist studios and creative businesses in its network of premises in North London, running a range of community and lifelong learning programmes and transnational partnerships.

http://www.collage-arts.org/

WAC ARTS - a former Weekend Arts College approaching its 40th birthday. It was rated top of London's employabilty providers with four stars for its performance on its pan-London £1.3m GLA NEET programme

http://www.wac.co.uk/

Metropolitan Housing Partnership - one of London's largest Housing Trusts, involved extensively in regeneration and employability initiatives

http://www.metropolitan.org.uk

15Billionebp - formerly the largest of the UK's former Connexions services in East London, now an independent employability organisation with a database of 9000 young people and extensive employer networks

http://www.15billion.org/

Enterprise Enfield – celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2015 as one of London's longest established and reputable Enterprise Agencies, it provides a range of business start-up and growth services, supporting SMEs and employers and helping unemployed people to start new businesses, enter self-employment or employment

http://www.enterpriseenfield.org/

Learn, Train and Recruit - offering a range of hospitality skills and training opportunities for people of all ages, including apprenticeship and job entry programmes as well as a recruitment service for employers in diverse areas such as front of house, events, kitchen and hotel-related occupations

https://www.learntrainrecruit.com