Our Employment and Skills Academies are designed to ensure all Derby College Students are prepared to make a smooth transition from education to employment and meet the needs of employers.
As a local, regional or national employer you could become part of this and help shape your future workforce and search for young talented individuals.
Students will follow a journey of learning at Derby College and take part in an extra programme of employer engagement activities. This unique combination of learning and employer engagement ensures that our students gain the skills, attitudes and knowledge employers need from young people in the work place.
The Employment and Skills Academies activities broaden the opportunities for our students and employers. They help our young people synthesise knowledge into practice whilst they are achieving their qualifications at College, this therefore helps them attain higher grades. They prepare young people for the world of work and ensure our employers help design and shape our students learning experience, so that they leave the College with the right skills and attitudes for their chosen career.
First Response Finance Limited, Rolls-Royce, Wheels 2 Work, Geldards, , Derby Telegraph, Derby City Council, Huub, Ward Recycling, Century Mobile and Champions.
Derby Homes, J Tomlinson, Bell Group, Atlas, Soar Build, North Midlands Construction, CITB, Buildbase and Redrow Homes.
Déda, Derby Theatre, QUAD, Derby Museums, Furthest from the Sea, Steps for the Future, The Baby People and Melbourne Festival.
Rolls Royce, Code Club World, Resonate Group, RDS Global, Connect Derby, BT, Derbyshire Highways, PTS Consulting and Lubrizol.
Assystem UK, Pentaxia, SNC Lavalin, Lindhurst, Sasie, Rolls Royce, DB Schenker, Tidyco, Mirage Machines, North Midlands Construction and Pektron.
Little Explorers, Talking Point, Gayton Junior School, Field Lane Playgroup, NCT Derby, Tiny Tots, Children First Derby and AN-Noor Nursery.
Ferrero, Owen Taylor and the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink
Sally Montague, Hair Angels, Chrissie Gregory, Total Care and City and Guilds.
Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Derby City Council, Leonard Cheshire Disability Community Support, The Enabled Centre, Headway, First Steps, Alzheimers Society and Sexual Health.
Food Profits, Seven Restaurant, Gather & Gather, Pride Park Stadium, Morley Hayes, The Cathedral Quarter Hotel, Derbyshire County Cricket Club and Bespoke Inns.
Derby Museums, Derbyshire Archeology Society and more to come
Castlefield Kennels, Shortwood Farm, Moo Haven, RSPCA and Cats Protection
Royal Air Force Careers, Security and Stewards Ltd, ACC Derby Army Recruitment, Derbyshire Constabulary, The Events People, Tom Brinkley and Newthorn Event Staffing Solutions.
The AA, Black Stallion, Autosparks, Autotune Diagnostics, Smalley Service Station, Volvo, CJT Motors and Mertrux.
Morrison Design, Sisk, Morecrofts, Jackson Purdue, YMD Boon, Planning Design, Arc Mechanical, Armsons, Faithful & Gould, Seven Trent, FP McCann and Uniper
Derbyshire Constabulary, Wilson James, Run for All, Derbyshire County Cricket, Derby County Community Trust, The Royal Navy and Army.
ISS Labour, Resonate, Rail Forum East Midlands, Comech, ESG Rail, SNC Lavalin, Collins Engineering, Angel Trains, Porterbrook, East Midlands Trains, Atkins, ElteKL, Alstom, Arriva Trains, Costain Galliford, Elvershot, By Design Group and Network Rail
Sports Leaders UK, Pure Gym, Derby County Community Trust, Derbyshire Cricket Club, Derby Arena, Derby City Council, Sporting Futures, Soccerstars, Erewash SSP, Places for People and Inspire Fitness Academy.
The Finesse Collection, Bespoke Inns, Derby Museums, Holiday Inn, Thorntons, Capita Travel and Events, East Midlands Airport, The Hallmark Hotel and The Arkwright Society.
Email: our Work Experience Team
Telephone: (01332) 851743
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We can provide you with hospitality staff to cover casual shifts, flexible hours from our enthusiastic and employable student cohort. We already work with a number of large hospitality and event organisations in Derby to supply them with staff in the following areas:
Whatever kind of event you're planning, from a business conference to a product launch, from a TV show to a formal dinner or wedding breakfast, The Roundhouse in Derby is the perfect venue.