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Stephenson College

The college provides students with purpose-designed industry standard facilities, offering a wide range of courses including: Animal care, construction, plumbing, carpentry and joinery, electrical installation, painting and decorating, motor vehicle, engineering, health and social care, hairdressing, beauty therapy, child care, sport, uniformed services, and IT and business studies.

Rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted, inspectors had high praise for the college’s standard of practical teaching and excellent relationships with industry partners both locally and nationally across the United Kingdom. Not only did inspectors rate the college ‘good’ but their adult learning provision is considered ‘outstanding’.

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VAL - Voluntary Action Leicestershire

VAL supports people to find short term volunteering opportunities to help them gain work experience, develop their skills and explore new career prospects for the future. We are working with a range of different organisations across Leicester city and Leicestershire county who can involve volunteers in a number of different roles.

For further information on the range of volunteering organisations we work with and for the kinds of volunteering opportunities we are advertising, please click the link below.

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Connexions is a careers service for young people. We can offer you advice and guidance on finding a job, training course or an apprenticeship in Leicester.

We're open Monday to Thursday 9am to 4.30pm and 9am to 4pm on Friday. Drop-in or call us on 0116 454 1770 for an appointment.

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Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus actively support the recruitment needs of businesses by providing free support throughout the recruitment process including initial consultation, advertising, employment advice, candidate referral and the use of interview rooms.

Our Work Experience Opportunities (WEX) provide an opportunity to gain valuable work skills and experience with employers.

Our Sector Based Work Academies (SBWAs) help claimants and employers by providing a method to obtain the relevant skills required to move into sustained employment. Employers gain immediate access to motivated and skilled candidates.

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North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College

North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College is a leading college group based in the Midlands, with locations in Nuneaton, Hinckley and South Wigston. We are committed to working with local, regional and national employers to help you deliver the skills training that industry needs today and in the future.

Our Business Engagement Advisers will work closely with you to complete a training needs analysis and identify the most effective training programme, including; apprenticeships, traineeships, supported internships and more.

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Loughborough College

Loughborough College provides outstanding apprenticeships and professional training solutions. Our expert team supports employers in identifying how apprenticeships and professional training can add value and grow their business through recruitment and staff progression, and make the most effective use of the new Apprenticeship Levy.

We offer apprenticeships across a wide range of sectors from: Business Administration, Customer Service, Catering & Hospitality, Childcare & Education, IT, Engineering & Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics, Social Care, and Heath and Science. Find our more below.

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LEBC - Leicestershire Education Business Company

LEBC offers a range of services giving young people a focus on working life. If you are interested in support with CV writing or finding an apprenticeship, please get in touch.

We will invite you to attend a session with one of the team to help you identify your skills and areas of interest. We will also identify apprenticeship positions for you and introduce you to employers who are looking to recruit apprentices.

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