Industry Placements give learners the opportunity to develop their practical and technical skills in a role directly relevant to their study programme. They also give employers the chance to ensure that young people are developing the skills and experience that industry needs.
Business and Career Development
Our Industry Placements Team will help to match learners with placements and forge a relationship with the employer to ensure each learner’s work placement is tailored to reflect their college programme and career ambitions; and the placement is of benefit for the employer to promote business development.
Benefits of offering an Industry Placement
- Future proof your business
- Develop staff mentoring and management skills
- Improve the recruitment pipeline for your business
- Develop a more diverse workforce
- Bring in new and imaginative ideas
- Build partnerships with local training providers
- Tap into new talent for the future
- Gain insight into emerging customer groups and markets
Meet the Team
Team Leader for Industry Placements (Business and Professional, ESOL and Digital)
Industry Placement Coordinator (Building Services, Construction, Engineering, Motor Vehicle, Public Services and Sport)
Industry Placement Coordinator (Health and Social Care, Early Years and Travel and Tourism)
Business Support Apprentice
Latest Employer News
Coventry College will host a free careers event on Wednesday, July 19, giving locals the chance to speak to some of the largest employers in Coventry and Warwickshire and get support with CV-writing and interview skills.
The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices has increased from £4.81 per hour to £5.28 per hour.
More than 100 apprentices are set to have their training continue in Coventry and Warwickshire following an agreement between two of the region’s Further Education colleges.
Business students in Coventry have been put to the test by finance experts to see how their cost-cutting skills fare in real-world scenarios.
What our employers say about Industry Placements
We really loved getting a glimpse of the next generation of talent which will be coming through our doors and getting inspired by the fresh ideas that the learners were bringing to the table.
Aneka Ganatra, The Discovery Channel
The learners were exemplary - all well prepared, keen to learn and enjoyed what they were doing. It was a very positive experience for us, and we are hoping to accommodate more learners in the future.
Abtar Sanga, Earlsdon Park Village
Industry Placements give learners a chance to develop valuable work-related and also provides our staff with fundamental skills in teaching and management.
Charlie Papworth, Marriott Hotels
We’re pleased to support learners with exciting Industry Placement opportunities, giving them an insight into our business and practical experience alongside the theory they learn at college.
Lynn Walster, Allen Ford
We recognise the importance of leading with integrity and we know that we are stronger when we work together and provide opportunities for the next generation.
Sarah Fearon, Farrans Construction