It all started in 1971...
The first GTG training centre opened in 1971. GTG (or the Glasgow Training Group) was established in Kirkintilloch, specialising in automotive training.
GTG Edinburgh opens
GTG expands its operation with a new training centre in Edinburgh.
GTG joins the Arnold Clark Group
GTG is purchased by Arnold Clark Automobiles and continues to provide technical training to the company’s employees.
GTG invests in the future with a new Glasgow training centre
Understanding the need to increase career opportunities and offer high quality apprenticeship training, Arnold Clark invests in a new £10 million custom-built training and conference centre, which opens its doors in the regenerated Clydeside area of Glasgow.
On the road to Monte Carlo
GTG Training welcomed the Monte Carlo Rally and their classic cars to their Glasgow facility as they make their final preparations for this popular rally. With our extensive leading edge facilities and equipment, there’s no better place to get these cars in shape for the journey ahead. Our expert trainee mechanics helped with the scrutinising process, to ensure these vintage cars are fully prepared for the challenging 2,688km road trip from Paisley to Monte Carlo.
GTG West Midlands
A new GTG training centre opens in Wolverhampton, boasting both high quality academic and technical training and leading edge facilities – including a 250-seat conference room.
At the heart of the Commonwealth Games
GTG were awarded the official provider for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in relation to hosting the fleet services and volunteer training. Working alongside the Commonwealth Games fleet management team, GTG were an imperative part of the games preparation and delivered a seamless event hosting all volunteers and vehicle management.
GTG Edinburgh expands its operations
World famous cyclist Mark Beaumont opens GTG’s brand-new, purpose-built training centre, which now offers a 200-seat conference facility.
The new centre is larger than the previous site by 3000 square feet.
Prince Charles comes to GTG
To celebrate GTG’s involvement in the Prince’s Trust Get into Cars initiative, HRH The Prince of Wales visits GTG Glasgow to meet apprentices and talk to them about their training.
GTG Training is added to the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers, meaning the company can increase opportunities and provide apprenticeships to levy-paying employer partners.
GTG facilitates the 2018 European Championships
Having delivered such a successful event for the Commonwealth games in 2014, we were privileged to be awarded the opportunity to facilitate the 2018 European Championships. We provided critical training to both staff and volunteers which made a challenging operation a huge success.
GTG Kilbirnie Street opens
GTG Kilbirnie Street opens its doors, expanding its range of HGV, bus and coach courses.
Training Provider of the Year
GTG wins Training Provider of the Year at the 2019 Talent in Logistics awards in Milton Keynes.
GTG Clyde Building opens
GTG’s electric and hybrid training centre opens next to GTG Glasgow. The Clyde Building hosts an 11,000 square foot workshop and 20 additional ramps.
GTG’s 50th Anniversary
GTG celebrates its 50th anniversary!