Derby College are a Made in the Midlands Silver Member
Apprenticeships are designed to give young people valuable qualifications, vital work experience – and a salary while studying.
At a time when the UK is crying out for more skilled engineers, investing in an apprenticeship is a smart move. Many of the innovations which are changing our world today come from people who started out as engineering apprentices.
How we can help Derby College has a wealth of expertise in recruiting and training apprentices for vital roles across the engineering and manufacturing sectors. Apprenticeships are an ideal solution not only for young people keen to advance their career prospects but also for employers who want to develop a highly skilled, confident and dynamic workforce.
Benefits for the employer
Apprenticeships deliver real returns to your bottom line, filling your skills gaps while boosting your firm’s efficiency and competitiveness. They ensure your workforce has the aptitude and qualifications you need now – and for years to come.
As your training partner, Derby College will help you to achieve:
• Increased productivity and improved performance
• A talented and sustainable workforce for the future
• Cost-effective recruitment of the right apprentice to fit in with your team
• Flexible training to suit your working schedules
• A more motivated, engaged and satisfied team, with lower staff turnover.
With an apprentice, you’ll be harnessing fresh new talent, investing in the right skills and nurturing the managers of tomorrow. Apprentices are widely regarded as eager, reliable and loyal to their company.
We have a strong track record in running high-quality engineering courses at all levels. Our intermediate and advanced apprenticeships cover areas such as mechanical and manufacturing engineering, fabrication and welding, business improvement techniques, and warehousing and storage.
“An apprenticeship at Rolls-Royce is the best of both worlds. We get to work in all sorts of areas of the company, earning while we’re learning. Having completed my first two years of the apprenticeship, I’m looking forward to starting the foundation degree” - Grace Draper, Rolls-Royce