We work closely with employers across Sheffield and the region to make sure the skills you develop are the exact skills and industry-specific knowledge that will help you shine throughout your career.
We create opportunities for you to:
To help you gain the career experience that you need to go further, we support you to build and develop key employability skills, confidence and your CV to make sure you’re ready for work.
You will work closely with our Work-related Activity Team who will support you to participate in one or more of the below activities:
Industry Placements give you an exciting opportunity to put your learning into practice, develop your technical skills and gain unrivalled experience. Your placement will be closely linked to a job role that matches your study programme and career aspirations.
Industry Tasters are an introduction to the workplace and allow you to experience what it is like to do a certain job by working alongside, and be supervised by, staff who are already doing it. Tasters may be a project that you work on with an external employer.
Doing the things that you enjoy outside of college will develop skills such as commitment, good citizenship, initiative, leadership and team spirit. We fit these activities into your timetable to give you the best chance to continue your development.
Fancy yourself as an entrepreneur or future business owner? Our Sheffield Chamber of Commerce Business and Enterprise Academy will teach you more about risk-taking, finances, planning, media and marketing. Giving you the opportunity to be bold and creative, enterprise will be a great choice of enrichment activity
Just to give you an idea, this year our students have had the opportunity to work with the following companies: