We know employers are looking for recruits who have skills and qualifications relevant to their business - and who are ready for the world of work.

We can help you to build strong partnerships with schools, colleges and training providers in your locality – supporting you to develop a talent pipeline for your business. Other benefits include:

  • Personal development for your current staff;
  • A positive company image in the local community;
  • A chance to support young people;
  • Insight into the challenges facing the next generation;
  • Knowledge to inform your own workplace.

There are many ways you can get involved as a business or individual. Opportunities include:

  • Giving assembly talks;
  • Attending careers and apprenticeship fairs;
  • Offering work experience placements or traineeships;
  • Becoming a mentor;
  • Helping with employability skills  (e.g. assessing students’ CVs and interview skills);
  • Sponsoring a work-related learning programme.

Contact us to advertise your work experience, traineeship and apprenticeship opportunities on our Vacancy page, e-newsletter and social media pages.

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