Improve your chances of gaining employment with our FREE programme!

Are you looking for an Apprenticeship? Have you been applying but not yet secured yourself a role? Why not enrol on our FREE Pre-Apprenticeship Programme and improve your chances of getting a job? Improve your chances of gaining employment by enrolling on our intensive 5-day programme. We will support you to become employer ready and […]

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Engaging in the skills experience delivers career inspiration

This week brings great excitement as we look forward to taking part in The Skills Show in Birmingham, the UK’s largest showcase for skills, careers and apprenticeships. The event, which takes place at the NEC between 16-18 November, gives us the chance to make valuable links with employers at our stand in the engineering and […]


Apprenticeships: why work with us?

Debbie Scotton, Business Development Manager from North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College discusses top reasons for choosing us as your Apprenticeship training provider. “The upcoming reforms will have a huge impact on the way Apprenticeships are designed, funded and delivered. One of the major changes is the introduction of the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers […]


Engineering Apprenticeship Vacancy of the Week

Electrical Craft Apprenticeship Cavendish Nuclear Ltd. Advanced: Level 3 Whetstone £201.92 per week Monday – Friday 37.5 hours 4 years Possible start date: 1 September 2017 Cavendish Nuclear located in Whetstone is the UK’s leading supplier of services to the nuclear industry. They are looking for a team player who is eager to learn and […]


Free Training for Leicestershire Businesses

We are now offering free training for small and medium-sized businesses in the Leicestershire area! Ideal for employers aiming to upskill their workforce and individuals looking to widen their career prospects. What is it? The training is funded by the Skills Support for the Workforce – a brand new scheme funded by the Skills Funding […]


Big changes for childcare Apprenticeships

GCSEs in English and maths are no longer needed to study an Early Years Educator Apprenticeship. Official announcements last week confirmed that the requirements have now changed. What’s different? Previously, those studying the early Years Educator Apprenticeship at Level 3 needed GCSEs in English and maths at grade C or above, without these, they could […]


How colleges can help to address the Construction skills gap

Construction Skills Gap Paul Dancer, Director of Learning and Skills at South Leicestershire College discusses why Apprenticeships are key to developing talent within the Construction sector. “Even in times of political uncertainty, the UK Construction Industry has continued to thrive. According to a report released by the CITB (Construction Industry Training Board), output in the West […]


Careers in construction – make your mark on the world…

Imagine finishing a project, stepping back and seeing that you’ve made a real mark on the world. With Construction Apprenticeships, you can do just this. From building a family home to designing urban structures, this is an exciting sector with a huge range of possibilities. You won’t be short of work… The construction sector is […]


Recruiting the next generation of talented apprentices

South Leicestershire College is working with a Leicester-based healthcare provider to provide apprenticeships for young people seeking a career in healthcare. Spirit Healthcare is offering an apprenticeship in marketing, customer services, business administration and warehousing & logistics, giving apprentices the opportunity to combine study and hands-on professional experience whilst earning. CEO Chris Barker hopes to […]