Our area boasts three world-class universities and a strong further education (FE) sector, along with a good choice of schools and private training providers.
It is critically important that those leaving education are well equipped for the world of work, and that our local training provision meets the needs of local employers, both now and in the future.
Further education colleges
We have formed close links with all local colleges and they are keen to work with businesses to meet their needs in skills and training. Most colleges provide apprenticeships and training for employers, so don’t hesitate to contact them. Equally for young people and adults who are looking for learning opportunities, there is a broad range of offer.
Local further education (FE) colleges are:
- Leicester College,
- Loughborough College,
- Stephenson College,
- Brooksby Melton College
- North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire College. (includes Hinckley College)
There are a broad range of adult learning opportunities via:
We also work very closely with our three outstanding universities to ensure that the supply of graduates meets the needs of local businesses.
Each university has its own student and careers service directly engaging with employers to offer graduate internships, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs), or to work on specific projects to assist companies to be more innovative and productive. For young people and adults, there is a very wide range of learning options.
If you are interested then contact our universities directly: