Working Knowledge is a social enterprise that exists to open the eyes of business to the young talent available locally.

We have over nine years’ experience of partnering with the Further and Higher Education sectors to support the education of full time learners through employer engagement.

Working Knowledge provide colleges with a range of partnership services including delivering learner-employer programmes, staff training and strategic consultancy to ultimately build the capacity of all areas of the college to deliver an education to young people that employers value and actively recruit from.


Working Knowledge are supported by Big Issue Invest







Having won the Big Venture Challenge in 2014 we are now supported by Big Issue Invest.


In May 2014 we won the Big Venture Challenge, recognising the impact of our work preparing young people for the workplace.









For two years running we have been recognised by our corporate partners the Mitie Foundation, winning the Exciting Futures award in 2013 and the Business Partner award in 2014.

We won the 2012 Enterprise Champion category at the National Enterprise Educator Awards and a 2008 National Training Award.