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.
The next level qualification
Industry placements are at the heart of every T Level and give young people the technical and practical skills needed to be an asset to the workplace.
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)
Industry Placement Coordinator (Creative, Performing Arts, Life Skills and Science)
Business Support Apprentice
Latest Employer News
A trio of Coventry College students have earned praise from a major regional housing company after hitting the ground running in their new roles as apprentices.
The College has received a mark of excellence from an established Leicestershire spa for its work in the beauty industry.
Event and performance professionals from production specialists Area 51 visited Coventry College to speak to Level 3 Dance & Musical Theatre and Level 3 Acting students
A pair of T Level courses in Childcare & Education and Digital Production will be delivered by Coventry College from September 2023.
Coventry College is set to deliver a series of two-week home insulation Skills Bootcamps, part of the Government’s Skills for Life Guarantee, to help unemployed people launch careers and industry professionals progress in the retrofit and sustainability sector.
Commercial fit-out specialists Inside Limited have been appointed to lead construction on Coventry College’s new electric vehicle and retrofit centre.
Coventry College’s creative media students have been helping to shine a spotlight on the work of one of the official suppliers to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Coventry College has urged more local people to make use of a six-month employment programme that it is providing support to the city's hospital and helping young people achieve.
Aleyna Erkal has thanked Blossoms Day Nursery for her work experience & Coventry College for supporting her goal of becoming an early years practitioner.
Future business professionals in Coventry have been putting their skills to the test during a virtual work experience programme, kickstarting their KPMG Careers.
According to the latest Construction Skills Network (CSN) report, we are facing one of the biggest UK construction skills shortages and by 2026 over a quarter of a million extra construction workers may be needed.
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