The Devon and Cornwall Training Providers Network Ltd (DCTPN), is a not-for-profit organisation which covers Devon and Cornwall, providing a voice for the training provider sector, as well as giving practical support and partnership opportunities for members. DCTPN enjoys a diverse membership, with 50+ members, and includes, three universities, six colleges of further education, and a wide range of independent training providers and national stakeholders.
Passionate about life long learning and education, DCTPN Managing Director Sharron Robbie, was awarded an MBE for her services to Apprenticeships & Skills. She is a committed Apprentice Champion and works tirelessly to promote and raise awareness of Apprenticeship opportunities. She has recently taken up an additional post as Apprenticeship Lead for Devon County Council, is a member of the Heart of the South West Skills Advisory Panel, Chairs the DCC Skills Task & Finish Group, and sits on the HOTSWLEP Digital Skills Panel. Through these roles, she ensures that Apprenticeships are very much part of any planned, future developments across the region.