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Kingston College is amongst the largest providers of apprenticeships in the south of London, offering a wide range of high-quality, established apprenticeships
We can offer you the opportunity to take up apprenticeships across a wide range of industry sectors including the following areas:
|Engineering||Business Administration||Customer Service|
|Motor Vehicle||Accounting||Team Leading|
Aircraft Maintenance/Aviation Operations on the Ground
|Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy||Management|
|Health and Social Care||Childcare||Retail|
An Apprenticeship gives you a qualification that is recognised by employers nationwide. Apprentices learn through a combination of hands-on work experience and off-site education. Anyone living in England, over 16 and not in full-time education can apply.
• Earn a salary
• Get paid holidays
• Gain qualifications
• Learn job specific skills
If you would like more information about Apprenticeships and Kingston College, please download the document to the right of this page.
The Employment and Enterprise Zone (EEZ) is a great new service which supports unemployed people of all ages across South West London in entering into sustainable employment. The Centre, which also supports innovation and business start-ups, is a new joint venture between Kingston College and Carshalton College providing a recruitment service for unemployed people. Follow the link for full information on this new initiative.
The AGE 16-24 year olds is a grant aimed at helping eligible employers to offer young people employment through the Apprenticeship programme by providing wage grants to assist employers in recruiting apprentices.
The National Apprenticeship Service will provide up to 40,000 grants to small to medium sized employers; this grant is to the value of £1500 to encourage new employers to take on an apprentice. This grant is in addition to the training costs of the Apprenticeship framework which are met in full for young people aged 16-18 years, and cover 50% of the training costs for those aged 19-24.
Details of the opportunities Kingston College can offer employers to help with their recruitment of apprentices may be found by following this link.
Full information on this grant is available from the National Apprenticeships website by following this link.
Listed below you will find the courses available - please click on the course title for full information about that course.
Business and Administration:
For further details, please follow this link.
Health and Social Care:
Please follow the links for full details.
“After a 16 year break we were really excited to have re-started the apprenticeship programme at Kingston College and three other local colleges. The drive and enthusiasm shown by our new recruits has helped bring a new energy into the business and we are now looking at taking on a further 140 apprentices this year." - Keith Rose, Engineering Quality and Traiing Services Director, British Airways.
“I am delighted with the working partnership we have with Kingston College. The Community and Care Team are able to support all our training needs and their regular communication ensures we are always up to date with the latest developments.” – Sue Warne, Senior Manager, Dickie Birds Nurseries.
“Kingston College was the first choice for Mars. Its key attributes are a broad range of technologies and modern facilities in a friendly working environment. In this atmosphere, students excel and enter the full working role with a wealth of knowledge.” – Matt Adams, Nougat Area Reliability Engineer, Mars
“The newly-formed relationship between Kingston College and John Lewis has already yielded some truly inspiring results. By investing in the development of our Partners as a business we in turn can provide a better service to our customers, giving them advice and recommendations that can be trusted whilst building on our reputation as a retailer of distinction” – Tracey Andrews, Manager, Learning and Development, John Lewis
“Feedback from the volunteers who undertake the customer service training in partnership with Kingston College shows that it really opens their eyes to individual needs and sensitivities when dealing with issues of concern. The training programme is now being reviewed by other Boroughs as an example of best practice.” – Inspector Gary Taylor, Metropolitan Police