National Apprenticeship Week is taking place from Monday 7 February to Sunday 13 February 2021 – the aim of the week is to shine a light on the amazing work being done by employers and apprentices across the country. 

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, the World of Work team at Croydon College has created a week-long programme of events that offers participants the opportunity to discover apprenticeships, hear from employers and apply for a wide range of vacancies available to everyone.

Apprenticeships are an exciting option for both apprentice and employer.

The benefits of becoming an apprenticeship can be so rewarding – you get hands-on training and the chance to put your skills into practice whilst earning a wage whilst you learn and gain the right skills and qualifications for your chosen career.

For employers, apprenticeships are a great way to grow your business with government funding support and training provided by our specialist tutors and you can either employ a new member of staff or upskill an existing employee to gain new qualifications to grow their career within your company.

Apprenticeships are available in a wide range of subjects and are available to all ages and skill levels from 16 years upwards. There are many to choose from and some include a qualification, like a degree.

An Introduction to Apprenticeships.

Monday 7 February, 10am – 11am

Apprentice Vacancies – Meet the Employer.

Tuesday 8 February, 10am – 11am

MET Police Apprenticeships.

Wednesday 9 February, 10am – 11am

Build Your Business – Take on an Apprentice.

Thursday 10 February, 10am – 11am

Apply now

CLICK HERE to search for courses and apply to Coulsdon Sixth Form College

Information for schools

Croydon College Group offers a wide range of activities to provide support to schools, parents, carers and students with post-16 decisions. Through activities both at the college and onsite at local schools, the diverse range of courses on offer at Croydon College, Coulsdon Sixth Form College and Croydon University Centre is explored.

Information is provided on the various opportunities available for both vocational and academic pathways. This, combined with the wide range of apprenticeships, delivered by the World of Work team, provides an important resource for post-16 options. 

Contact the team at or phone us on 020 8686 5700 ext. 3676 for more information.

Let’s work together:

Assemblies and Presentations

Delivered at your school and providing either a general overview of courses available or tailored specifically to the needs and interests of the student year group in attendance. Focus subjects could include apprenticeships, applying to universities, T Levels or sector-specific subjects.

Career Events & Options Evenings

Virtual or in-person we welcome the opportunity to support your events and engage with students and parents. Our team can also be available to attend application and interview workshops also GCSE results day. 

Onsite Taster Sessions

Engaging and interactive sessions with specialist lecturers in areas including criminology, fashion and textiles, media studies, music performance, photography, science and much more. Sessions can be held on-site at our colleges or at your school. Please enquire about specific subjects.

Campus Tours

Your students can tour our campuses, chat with members of the teams and explore our range of departments and facilities. Building your own tour, allows you to choose the areas your students are keen to view the most, and with a large course offering, this ensures they get the most out of their visit and enough time to ask any questions they may have.

The Programme can also help to support evidence of careers activity provision in relation to the Gatsby Benchmarks.

Croydon Colleges Group is always pleased to build strong relationships with local schools and sixth forms and produce a newsletter to keep schools and sixth forms up to date with the exciting work of School  Partnership Programme

To discuss your requirements further or to be added to the mailing list, please contact: or call 020 8686 5700 ext. 3676.


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Tel: 01737 551 176
Fax: 01737 551 282

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