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Training and Conference Centre at Number One Riverside, Rochdale.

Business training and events

Find a training and development provider for your business and learn about Business Growth Hubs events.

Find a training and development provider​

​​​​​Business Events FinderSearch for local business related training, workshops, networking events and seminars from a variety of organisations. Access free online webinars, including tax related topics presented by HM Revenue & Customs. Search Business
Events Fi​nder
​Business Growth Hub - Going4Growth in Rochdale​Delivered in partnership with us, Going4Growth in Rochdale is a practical event-based support programme designed to provide opportunities to local businesses to develop skills and gain knowledge in key areas.Going4Growth in Rochdale​
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce offers a range of training and networking opportunities for local businesses across a range of sectors.  More information is available for each sector on the website.

Manc​hester Chamber
of Commerce
Hopwood Hall College With 2 campuses conveniently located in Rochdale and Middleton, Hopwood Hall College offers full and part-time courses in business related subjects such as bookkeeping and accounts, graphic design, electronic engineering and professional cooking. See the Rochdale and Middleton campuses on a m​​​ap Hopwood​​ Hall Coll​ege
LearndirectLearndirect will he​lp develop the skills and productivity of your staff by granting you access to the Learndirect courses or providing a fully managed, serviced and supported solution. Courses run include IT, word processing, databases and spreadsheets, while the business and management skills courses cover finance, marketing, personnel and health and safety. Job-specific courses can develop skills and knowledge in essential areas such as customer service, e-commerce and financial management, including official Sage courses. Lea​​rndirect
National Careers ServiceFind all the training and qualification courses you need for your type of business. Search the comprehensive National Careers Service database for availability within your local area or nationally, or browse the Business, Management and Marketing course category. Search National
Careers Service
Rochdale Training Association The Association specialises in customising training to individual company needs throughout Lancashire and Greater Manchester. Courses are held at its centre in Rochdale, at your own premises or at a convenient location. A wide range of business development services are offered including IT, leadership and management, quality assurance and health and safety. In addition, apprenticeship training is available in engineering, business administration and warehousing. See the Rochdale Training Association​​​​ on a map Rochdale Trainin​g
The Manufacturing InstituteThe Manufacturing Institute deliver a range of education and manufacturing training courses to give manufacturers the latest techniques and thinking. Bespoke in-company manufacturing training courses may be developed so content can be tailored to support specific business initiatives and delivered on-site. The Manufacturing

​​Business events with the Business Growth Hub

The Business Growth Hub holds and promotes a range of events across Greater Manchester, including:

  • How to grow your business
  • Social media masterclass
  • Health and wellbeing in the workplace

Find out more about Business Growth Hub events.

Related events

Bowlee Car Boot Sale and Collectors
25 March 2018
Every Sunday (or Monday on bank holiday weekends​) until 19 August 2018. One of Greater Manchester’s most popular outdoor car boot events.
Rochdale Wedding Show
15 April 2018
The ultimate wedding shopping experience, where you can buy, book and hire everything you need for your special day.
Fashion show
18 April 2018
Fashion show in aid of the Mayor of Rochdale's charities. The evening includes men and women's fashion along with refreshments.


​01706 925605

Economic Affairs Team
Economy and Environment
Number One Riverside
Smith Street
Rochdale OL16 1XU

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