Grimsby Institute Group Grimsby Institute Group

The Grimsby Institute Group (GIG) is one of England’s largest providers of Further and Higher Education. With a rich history of developing innovative training and education solutions for the community, the Group comprises of the Grimsby Institute, University Centre Grimsby (UCG), Yorkshire Coast College (YCC) in Scarborough, Lincolnshire Regional College (LRC) in Skegness and Lincolnshire Rural Activities Centre (LRAC) in Louth.

Our Nuns Corner Campus, located in the centre of Grimsby, is the main provider of vocational training in the region. It provides a broad curriculum that encompasses full and part-time provision from 14 years onwards. The vast array of training options include Further and Higher Education choices offering Apprenticeships, community provision, business training, workbased training and commercial activities.

The Nuns Corner Campus is home to the Engineering & Renewable Energy Centre, a brand new £6million Sports Centre and, unveiled in 2014, the Grimsby School of Art.

There is one other principal site in Grimsby; the Nunsthorpe Community Campus offers some Construction provision which is offered alongside some of our Landbased Studies courses (Horticulture & Animal Care) that are also offered at the LRAC Campus.

Nuns Corner is also the home to the £20million University Centre Grimsby. UCG opened its doors in 2011 offers a dedicated home for our Higher Education programmes that we offer in partnerships with the University of Hull and Teesside University. From September 2014 we will be awarding our own Foundation Degrees from UCG after receiving Foundation Degree Awarding Powers from the Privy Council on 1st August 2013.

The Grimsby Institute is also the base for a large Workforce Development provision and for the Food Refrigeration and Process Engineering Research Centre (FRPERC). We are also a key partner with industry leaders in the Humber Seafood Institute and Seafood Processing Cluster.


  • Regions: East Riding, Hull, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire
  • Address Grimsby Institute Group Nuns Corner Grimsby NE Lincolnshire DN34 5BQ
  • Telephone 0800 012 6656
  • Website View website

Food Manufacturing and research training

Organisation: Grimsby Institute Group

Food Manufacturing and research is an important part of the UK economy, with food industries relying on trained professionals to support the knowledge and growth of their business

A nationally recognised centre for Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH)Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and bespoke qualifications, Grimsby Institute Group are able to provide an excellent range of cost effective and flexible programmes to enchance your business.

Courses we offer

Certificate BRC Internal Auditor
Certificate BRC Version 7 Conversion Course – Manufacturers
Certificate TACCP, Food Defence, Bio-vigilance and Bio-terrorism (PAS 96)
Certificate Third Party Auditor
Level 2 Certificate Food Safety for Manufacturing
Level 2 Foundation Certificate in HACCP
Level 3 Food Safety Supervision For Manufacturing
Level 3 HACCP for Manufacturing & Food Industry
Level 4 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing Management
Level 4 Food Safety for Manufacturing

For more information please contact:o

Commercial Training
Grimsby Institute, Nuns Corner
North East Lincolnshire
DN34 5BQ

Telephone: 0800 012 6656

Please take a look at our Skills Development & Research solutions for the Food & Seafood Sectors
Seafood Sector
Food Sector


Workforce Skills -Training

Organisation: Grimsby Institute Group

We provide both apprenticeship training and help for employers looking to employ apprentices.

We understand the challenges faced by business and through our relationships with industry partners we are responsive in the creation of unique, bespoke and innovative solutions.

Our industry specialists conduct a FREE no obligation training and skills business needs analysis. They work alongside your organisation to identify skills gaps and create a bespoke solution for you which demonstrates real impact and return on your investment.

At Workforce Skills we specialise in the following vocational sectors:

  • Engineering – Mechanical and Electrical, Fabrication & Welding, Service & Maintenance.
  • Construction & Building Services – Plumbing & Electrical Installation.
  • Professional Services – Business, Customer Service, Management, Sales.
  • Health & Social Care – Health & Social, Health Support Services, Childcare.
  • Manufacturing & Distribution – Refrigeration, Warehouse & Storage, Food Manufacturing.
  • Retail Enterprises – Motor Vehicle, Hair & Salon Services.

For more details visit the website