Our Employment and Skills Team work closely with local employers, to develop strong links between industry and education. These links are essential in preparing students for the world of work, and enabling your existing employees to up-skill, and develop their careers.
Our Business Elevator project provides SMEs in Solihull, Birmingham, Redditch, Bromsgrove & Wyre Forest with a fully funded organisational needs analysis, to identify current and future skills needed in your business. Engaging with this project is a superb way of finding out how you can get involved with the college. Learn about apprenticeships, work experience, industry placements, distance and online learning, degrees, available funding & loads more!
We offer over 65 apprenticeships programmes to enable employees at all stages of their career to develop new skills. Apprentices can be those who are new to employment, as well as those looking to take their career to the next level.
We are proud to deliver an extensive range of qualifications via a number of flexible study options, including part time, distance learning, online learning and blended learning. Our dedicated team of employer advisers can provide you with details about available funding and current initiatives.
Our 3 campuses Blossomfield (Solihull), Woodlands (Smith’s Wood) and Stratford provide excellent facilities for students across the region. Recent investments include the Centre for Advanced Aeronautical provision featuring a former Royal Navy aircraft and state-of-the-art flight simulators, along with brand new Life Science laboratories and the introduction of brand new equipment such as virtual reality software.