Employer Skills Academies

Our Employer Skills Academies will give you exclusive opportunities to work with some of the best local and regional employers. Each academy has its own interactive classrooms or spaces within the college that are branded by the employer sponsor – creating a professional business environment.

Employer Skills Academies

Our academy sponsors

We currently have 14 academy sponsors in place from a variety of sectors.

Please click on one of the academy sponsors to find out more about the academy, including any relevant press releases and news.

How do the academy students benefit?

Being a member of one of our Employer Skills Academies allows students to:

  • develop their knowledge and skills within a specific sector under the guidance of an industry specialist
  • interact with industry professionals through activities such as workshops, seminars and workplace visits
  • hone their skills by working on employer-set projects that mirror those in industry
  • gain experience of work through placement opportunities

Students will recieve exclusive opportunities within that business, such as: 

  • exploring all aspects of the business 
  • lectures with specialist speakers 
  • visits to the workplace
  • industry placements 
  • special projects set by employers
  • masterclasses with our employers
  • references for your CV


Find out more about our Employer Skills Academies

To find out more about the Employer Skills Academy Scheme, or to explore an opportunity to collaborate with us visit the links to the right.


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