Industry placements

Today’s job market is so competitive, it’s important to have all the skills and qualities that employers are looking for. If you’re planning to go to university, these same skills will allow you to compete for the best institutions, industry placements and graduate openings after finishing your degree.

Personal attributes

Our FE+ award captures all the ‘added extras’ you’ve undertaken while at College and demonstrates the personal qualities needed for success.

  • Making a difference (charity work)
  • Giving back (volunteering)
  • Getting involved (Students’ Union)
  • Making your mark (competitions)
  • Taking part (team sports, clubs and societies)

Employability skills

Industry expertise and more than 1,800 employer partnerships gives us the know-how to help you stand out from the crowd.

  • Employer-designed content
  • Industry-specialist tutors
  • Real-life assignments
  • Industry trips and lectures
  • Specialist skills such as digital, research and information handling