The Cheshire University
Cheshire College – South & West offers exciting opportunities for their 11,000 learners and 1,000 Apprentices to access high-quality teaching and learning at their modern Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester. They aim to provide their learners with the skills, experience and qualifications that will prepare them for their future career or higher-level study at the College or university. They encourage learners to become confident individuals who will make valuable contributions to businesses and the local economy in their future careers.
All the Campuses provide a safe, happy and innovative learning experience that will ensure students achieve their full potential. Students will have access to world-class inspirational facilities which are the result of a £140m investment in the latest technology and real work environments.
Why Cheshire College South and West
Campus: Utilize all of Cheshire College’s sports facilities to stay fit, get pampered in the salons, visit state-of-the-art theatres or even fine dine in their award-winning restaurants. Get discounted rates in all of the Community College facilities.
Links with Businesses: The college prides themselves on their strong links with local businesses of all sizes who benefit from tailored training delivered in the workplace or at College Campuses, and from their provision of a wide range of Apprenticeships such as Accountancy, Catering, Construction, Engineering and Dental Nursing. They work with many major local employers across the regions such Bentley, Brownlow Furniture, Ecolab, Vauxhall Motors, Scottish Power, Unilever, Brunning and Price and National Grid.
Approved Apprenticeship Provider: As an approved Apprenticeship provider, Cheshire College can support local employers who are using the Levy system to recruit and train Apprentices within their business. The Apprenticeship Team can also conduct a training needs analysis and make proposals for a bespoke training and development strategy for the organization, whilst being able to access financial support available to businesses.
Co-op/ Internship Placement
Cooperative education (or co-operative education) and internships are methods of combining classroom-based education with practical work experience. A cooperative education experience ("co-op"), provides academic credit for structured job experience. Co-ops are full-time, paid or unpaid positions. Internships may be full-time or part-time, paid or unpaid positions.
Work While Studying
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Students wishing to live off-campus need to research availability on their own, and should arrive well before the start of term to do so.
There are a wide variety of homestay options available, and our partner schools do their best to match students and hosts according to their interests and preferences. All homestay accommodations have been inspected, and all adults in the home have completed a required criminal reference check.