City of Wolverhampton College Apprenticeships & Work Experience

The official home for Apprenticeships at City of Wolverhampton College! To see the types of apprent

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Get your money's worth from work experience!

Are you a student at the college on work experience? Did you know you can claim back money on any cost you incur during your placement? This means you could get your money back on...

- Travel
- Lunch
- Clothing/equipment

Want to find out more and if you're eligible - send an email to [email protected]

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Young people who left school in the summer & still haven't decided on their next steps can find out about courses at our open evening on Wednesday, 12 October.

Find out more here:
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We've got candidates looking for trade apprenticeships but need companies to take them on.

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If you're looking to sign-up for a course starting in September, take advantage of our extended evening and weekend opening hours over the next two weeks.

Find out more here:
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The college has won a prestigious national award for its commitment to empowering students, apprentices and staff to develop their digital skills.

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The achievements and successes of hundreds of students at City of Wolverhampton College will be celebrated at three presentation ceremonies this Thursday, 14 July.

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Employers can find out how apprenticeships can benefit their business at our apprenticeship showcase and business networking event on Wednesday, 13 July.

Find out more and book a place here
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Young people due to leave school in the summer and adults who want to improve their skills to improve their employment prospects can find out about courses and qualifications at our next open day on Saturday, 18 June.

Find out more here:
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Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week; throughout the week, we'll be sharing some advice on how to care for your mental health and the mental health of people around you. πŸ€—

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🚨 Apprenticeship vacancy 🚨

EFD Induction UK is looking for a new Trainee Field Service Engineer!

For more information or to apply, send your CV to [email protected] or send us a DM.

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🚨 Event alert 🚨

We've got a Hairdressing Hair and Barbering Apprenticeship Open Event coming up on the 30th May!

We've got a local guest speaker visiting and tutors on hand to help you discover what an apprenticeship can do for you.

Learn more here:

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"Apprenticeships are only trade jobs"

Not true.

Apprenticeships are available across many different sectors, including Marketing, Business Admin, Hairdressing, Engineering and so much more.

In fact, we've got our very own Hair and Barbering apprenticeship open event on the 30th May. (You can pre book here:

If you've got an interest, there is most likely an apprenticeship for it!

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Myth-busting apprenticeships! Apprenticeships aren't just for school leavers, in fact the UK's oldest apprentice was 76. If you're over the age of 16, you can do an apprenticeship. πŸ‘

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πŸ“’ COLLEGE NEWS: Sign up for courses at college open evening.

Find out about full-time and part-time courses, as well as apprenticeships with local employers, at our next open evening on Wednesday 4 May, 4pm-7pm.

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🚨 Apprenticeship vacancy alert!🚨

There is an amazing opportunity to work as a Drinks Dispense Apprentice at Molson Coors UK. They have been brewing beverages for people all over the world for over two centuries, it's a great traditional brand routed in history.

The apprenticeship involves assisting with the maintenance and installation of beer dispense equipment in a variety of different settings. During the apprenticeship you'll also gain a Drinks Dispenser Level 3 qualification. πŸ˜€

See link in comments to apply.

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Congratulations to Romily, who completed a 18-month Improvement Technician apprenticeship with manufacturing company Luvata Wolverhampton Ltd. Romily learned about the skills needed for continuous improvement and lean manufacturing, which can help companies improve their processes. πŸ˜€

Read Romily's full story here:

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To our students, apprentices and staff,
We know you might be finding it difficult to process what’s going on in different parts of the world at the moment. Our Counselling Team and Safeguarding Team are always ready to listen. To access this support, you can email [email protected] at any time.

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πŸŽ‡Come and meet us on Wed 9 March at our Open Evening from 4-7pm!

Meet our friendly staff, find out more about the courses we offer and how to apply. It's also a great opportunity to find out more about college life at City of Wolverhampton College!

ℹ️ Book your place now!

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πŸ“’ COLLEGE NEWS: Get course and careers advice at college open evening.

Join us on Wednesday, 9 March, 4pm-7pm to talk to tutors about the courses we've got on offer and take the first step to a great future career!

Find out more and book your place at the event here: πŸ‘‰ πŸ‘ˆ

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🌟 🌟 Define your future by joining us at our Open Evening on Wed 9 March, 4-7pm. Whether its full-time, part-time, university level courses or an apprenticeship you're looking for we have courses for everyone.

ℹ️ Book your place now:

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🚨 Apprenticeship vacancy alert! 🚨
We are excited to offer a one of a kind apprenticeship opportunity to work with Merrythought as a textile apprentice.

Merrythought are one of the UK's oldest teddy bear makers, having been around since 1930! Each bear they create is lovingly hand made at their factory in Ironbridge, Shropshire.
During the apprenticeship, you'll be helping to make and produce the high-quality bears, from cutting the pattern to stuffing, assembling, and adding the finishing touches!
If you've got a passion for working with textile products this could be the perfect apprenticeship for you. 🐻
Sounds good? See link in comments to apply and learn more.

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Join us at our Open Evening on 🌟Wednesday 9 March🌟 and explore the range of courses at City of Wolverhampton College to help you define your future!
▢️ Full-time courses
▢️ Part-time courses
▢️ Apprenticeships
▢️ University level courses

ℹ️ Book your place now:

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A proud moment for our students, who started their junior journalist apprenticeship with ourselves and the BBC earlier this week! πŸ“•

Throughout their apprenticeship, they will work alongside the BBC news team, learning how to create and deliver quality news content for multiple platforms.

Interested in doing the same? Discover our journalism apprenticeship here: πŸ‘‰

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Congratulations to our apprentice Sophie for being featured in yesterday's Express & Star feature on apprenticeships.

Sophie is a business administration apprentice at Berriman Eaton Residential Sales and Lettings, in Wolverhampton. 🏠

We asked Sophie what she loved most about apprenticeships, she said β€œI’m doing a job I love, learning the skills I need for my future career and earning a wage at the same time".

Check out Sophie's feature here:

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Our last apprentice story of the day! Manvir Singh is a design apprentice with housing association Bromford. 🏠

We asked Manvir why he chose to do an apprenticeship, he said "I chose an apprenticeship as I’ll gain workplace experience alongside learning..."

Check out Manvir's story here πŸ‘‰

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Fun fact: Apprenticeships are not just for school leavers, in fact the UK's oldest apprentice is 76! Apprenticeships are for anyone looking reskill or get back into learning, you’re never too old to do an apprenticeship. πŸ˜€

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Our next story comes from Ben. Ben had no idea what he wanted to do after leaving school, but he looked into apprenticeships and hasn't looked back since. πŸ™‚

He currently doing an engineering apprenticeship at Bromford Housing!

Read Ben's story - link in the comments

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We are incredibly proud of Jay Spears.

Jay Spears is a former hairdressing apprentice and now proudly works at Beggars and Squires! Jay enjoys showcasing his skills at barbering events, entering shows, and running his own Instagram.

Jay said to us β€œI wasn’t academic at school so it was nice to get a qualification in something I enjoy doing and to get paid whilst I was training!”

Read Jay’s story - Link in the comments

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Our final employer story of the day.
Tata steel is one of the leading manufacturers of Steel in the UK. We are really happy to hear how taking on apprentices with us has helped them reach their goals. πŸ™‚
Read the full interview! Link in the comments.

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Yesterday we shared how Andrew and Conner are enjoying their apprenticeships at Syspal Ltd (We still have one more story to come!) Today we share things from the employer perspective. 😊
We spoke with Mark at Syspal to hear how apprenticeships are benefiting their business.
Read the full story - Link in the comments.

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Let's catch up with WRR Pedley & Co Ltd. πŸ˜€ They specialise in making sophisticated engineered components for businesses.

They recently brought on apprentices to help improve their skill base!

See link in the comments to read how they are benefiting.

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We've been talking all things apprenticeships, but today is also Safer Internet Day! We are proud to be Supporting Safer Internet Day with UK Safer Internet Centre 🌐

Check out the UK Safer Internet website for tips on how you can stay safe online:

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It's day two of national apprenticeship week, today we are showcasing our apprentice employers. We caught up with Compton Care to find out how apprenticeships are benefiting them!

Read the full story - link in the comments!

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Another one of our apprentices at Syspal Ltd. πŸŽ‰

Conner Musgrave had previously been working in the engineering industry but wanted to gain an industry-recognised qualification. πŸ˜€πŸŽ“

An apprenticeship has allowed Conner to continue working at his current employer while also working towards his engineering qualification.

We are proud of Conner and are excited to see where his qualification takes him!

Read Conner’s full story on our website:

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Jade has always had a passion for business, so doing a business apprenticeship was a no brainer to her! She is currently working as a business apprentice at Compton Care in Wolverhampton.

We asked Jade what she liked about her apprenticeship, and she said β€œAs well as getting paid while learning, an apprenticeship is a great way forward as it gives an insight to what life is like beyond school”.

Read Jade’s full story here:

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This Thursday 10 Feb our friends at Next Gen Makers are holding a virtual session called β€œEngineering Apprenticeship Finder”.

During this virtual session they will be showcasing how colleges and schools can make the most of engineering apprenticeship opportunities for their students.

Pre-register here:

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Well done to Andrew Platt who is on his way to achieving a Level 3 diploma in fabrication and welding! Andrew is an Engineering Apprentice at Syspal Ltd, a stainless steel and aluminium manufacturer in Broseley. πŸ˜€

We caught up with him to ask what he enjoys most about doing an apprenticeship.

Read his full story here:

Apprenticeship expert answers the Web's Most Searched Questions - #NAW2022 07/02/2022

Daniel Degg, our head of employer engagement answers the internet’s most searched apprenticeship questions. What is the apprenticeship levy? Is an apprenticeship a degree? Daniel answers all these questions and more!

Watch the video here:

Apprenticeship expert answers the Web's Most Searched Questions - #NAW2022 Daniel Degg answers the web's most searched questions on apprenticeships. He answers questions on apprenticeship pay, benefits to employers and much more! Le...


Very proud of our two apprentice alumni who will be on BBC Three tonight!πŸ˜ƒ

Incredible to see that two of our journalism apprenticeship alumni
Kirsty Grant and Levi Jouavel will be presenting on BBC Three from tonight!

We could not be prouder and can't wait to tune into The Catch Up! πŸ‘πŸ˜„

Fancy following in their footsteps? See link in the comments!

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The City of Wolverhampton Apprenticeship Team

We are the City of Wolverhampton College Apprenticeship team.

There are lots of myths surrounding apprenticeships - for example - they are only for young people - not true!

This page will show you the Apprenticeships we have to offer, vacancies, meet the team and see what some of our current Apprentices are up to. #Apprenticeships #fireitup

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