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Merger with Sandwell College

Thursday 19th May 2016

In a game-changing move for apprenticeships in the region, Sandwell Council's highly successful Future Skills apprenticeship team has merged with Sandwell College's rapidly expanding operation, creating 'A New Power in Apprenticeships'.

As part of Sandwell Council, Future Skills has been one of the country's most successful providers of work based learning. They have earned an excellent reputation for high achievement rates across all areas, and for high employment rates.
Last year, Sandwell College responded to business need by increasing apprenticeship provision by 20%. Success rates were 5% above the national average.

The new partnership is able to offer a one-stop-shop for apprenticeships that include Automotive Mechanics and Repair, Bricklaying, Building Maintenance, Building Treatments, Business Administration, Carpentry, Customer Service, Dental Nursing, Engineering, Fitted Interiors, Health and Social Care, Hospitality, Learning and Development, Painting and Decorating, Pharmacy Technician, Plastering, Team Leading, Warehousing and Storage.