Who we are

Oldham Engineering Group Training Association Ltd (trading as OTC).

OTC is a long established independent training provider formed in 1966 and holding charitable status. Now celebrating over 50 years of training, the company operates from Oldham in a training centre fully owned by the company and offers a range of apprenticeships primarily in the engineering and business services sectors.

The company has a subsidiary arm – OTC Consultancy Limited – which provides a range of accredited and non-accredited short training courses such as Health and Safety, Fork-Lift Truck and First Aid to name a few.

OTC is a member-owned organisation with over 50 member companies. It has been estimated that over 700 local and regional employers have used OTCs services to meet various training and business needs.


We aspire to be the leading provider of learning and training, recognised by learners and employers for the outstanding quality and experience we deliver.


To be the first for quality and the delivery of excellence creating a local, vibrant and inclusive learning community.

Brand Promise

Delivering excellent, innovative training and outstanding experiences every time.