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Building your future with apprenticeships at Newbury College and University Centre Newbury (UCN)

Apprenticeship programmes provide many opportunities for businesses to rebuild and grow. They can attract new talent or develop existing staff and are a great way to start and progress a career.

The college and University Centre Newbury (UCN) support the delivery of apprenticeships across multiple sectors and industries, in numerous business functions, including technical and business support roles.

The business team can help you match the right apprenticeship to your business skills gaps and create the perfect programme to suit your organisation's needs.

Apprenticeships at Newbury College
Apprenticeships at Newbury College

Newbury College and UCN can support your business in:

Utilising your apprenticeships levy funds

Choosing the right apprenticeship

Recruiting candidates or

Developing existing members of staff

In partnership with local businesses and organisations throughout the region, the college and UCN enable people in the local area to access the most relevant training for the career they aspire to and give apprentices the skills they need to succeed.

The apprenticeship programmes offered by Newbury College and UCN are Outstanding, performing at 13.8 per cent above the national average overall, with the apprenticeship standard achievement rate at 11.4 per cent. These are the second best National Achievement Rates for an FE College, nationally.

From February 5, Newbury College will be celebrating National Apprenticeship Week and announcing its Apprenticeship Award 2024 winners. Follow them on social media @NewburyCollege to learn more about how apprentices and employers benefit from apprenticeships.

Have you heard about T Levels?

Alongside Apprenticeships and A-levels, T Levels are now one of the three main options for school leavers. They replace the Level 3 vocational qualifications for 16- to 18-year-olds. One T Level is equivalent to three A-levels. They prepare students for industry-focused careers and higher apprenticeships and include 45 Industry Placement days across two years, in which supporting employers can discover new talent and prepare students for the skills needed in Industry.

We are currently offering T Levels in Construction, IT and Business, in the following specialisms:

Onsite Construction – Carpentry and Joinery

Building Services Engineering for Construction– Electrotechnical Engineering and Plumbing and Heating

Digital Support Services – Network Cabling, Digital Infrastructure, Digital Support

Management and Administration – Business Improvement, Team Leadership and Management, Business Support

To see how your business could benefit or to get involved with shaping a business-ready workforce, contact the business team on (01635) 845229 or email business@newbury-college.ac.uk Alternatively, search ‘Newbury College Apprenticeships’ for more information.

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