with Telford College

What you need to know!

There is a new Employer Support Fund of up to £750 per students to a maximum of 10 students available to improve the “ quality” of the placements with purchases  PPE, equipment or training.

Gain a student for up to
45 days, arranged to suit your business needs attending your company
1 day a week

We’re now preparing for the brand new 2 year qualification T Level, arriving in Telford in 2022.

T Levels follow GCSE’s and are equivalent to 3 A levels bringing together a classroom 80% and work placement 20% and have been designed in collaboration with businesses

The work placement part of T Levels is called an                 Industry Placement, where students put their classroom learning into action with a company.

How Does This Help My Business?

  • Boost your corporate reputation

  • Gain a qualified trainee for your company team 1 day a week

  • Benefit from new ideas with the latest industry knowledge

  • Reduce recruiting costs and gain early experience of new employees for the future

  • Upskill existing employees who manage a new trainee, boosting morale

  • Demonstrate a social conscience supporting the future local work force

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Case study

Scarlett Jones who completed an Industry Placement

Level 3 engineering student completed her work placement with the Highways and Transport Engineering Dept of Telford and Wrekin Council.

The Group Manager of Engineering told us:

“Scarlett has been a great addition to our team, she is a confident and hard working person, who will achieve her goals with her hard work.  She has learnt some AutoCAD skills while working with us.

This is a very useful skill to have and will help her with employment in the Engineering industry”

Case study

Jesse Gyaminah who completed an Industry Placement

His supervisor thought Jess’s performance and commitment was excellent.

Jesse has now progressed his career by securing a level 3 apprenticeship with a company as a Technical Drawing Assistant with Aceon.

The Group Manager of engineering told us :

“Jesse has been a great addition to our team, he is a confident and hard working person, who will achieve his goals with his hard work. He has learnt some AutoCAD skills while working with us.

Jesse was presented with an Outstanding Achiever Certificate Award from the College for his career success and is pictured here with Mark Thompson owner and new employer from the ACEON Group.

If your company would like to discuss offering an industry placement to college students, please complete the form to the right. We'll be in touch to discuss a visit and to talk you through the benefits of the scheme. Thank you

What's the benefits to our students?

Kyra Davis, a Level 3 Health and Social Care student, completed 318 hours with clients at Lawley Bank Court.

This industry placement has given Kyra experience to offer her future employers and at the same time she has gained her qualification.

Wrockwardine Wood School

Chloe Foreman, a level 3 Health and Social care student, who completed her placement at Wrockwardine Wood School were delighted with her excellent performance and said

“Chloe enjoyed working with different groups of children and interacted well with staff and pupils.

“She was confident leading a group in their activity and the children made good progress when working with her.”