The Sheffield College Business Services Offer

A suite of services available through The Sheffield College that can support you and your business.

When beginning their careers, most young people will often work somewhere close to home.

Studies also show that two thirds of employers rate experience of work, as a vital factor when hiring young people.

At The Sheffield College, we’re actively looking to work with exciting, innovative local businesses who want to help shape the region’s future workforce and see both the short-term and long-term benefits of evolving their teams.

By working collaboratively with businesses and stakeholders in the community and engaging with our students whilst they are learning, we can ensure that our young people and your future workforce are nurtured and developed, in order to gain the correct skills whilst at college.

Please take a look through our Business Services Offer to see how we as a college can support you and your business.

We look forward to working with you.

Rachel Topliss
Director of Student Employability Services

Services include: 

Employer Skills Academies

The Sheffield College has teamed up with a host of local businesses to create our award winning Employer Skills Academies – an innovative teaching and learning programme that provides outstanding technical and professional education for college students.

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Employment Services Agency

Launched in 2021, the Employment Services Agency is an opportunity for employers to advertise their vacancies free of charge to our talent pool of over 15,000 students. There are no contracts, meaning that you can recruit depending on the timescales and needs of your business.

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An Apprenticeship is a smart, cost-effective way to recruit a new staff member. Above all, it means you can train someone to work in a way that suits your operations.

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Industry placements

Industry placements give students an opportunity to develop their practical and technical skills in a role directly relevant to their study programme. They also give employers the chance to ensure that young people are developing the skills and experience that their industry needs.

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Guest speaking

It’s so important for our students to be inspired and enthused about the world of work and entrepreneurship to ensure they dream big, aim high and go further in their careers.

To register your interest as a guest speaker, please email

Sponsor a student

Books and educational resources can be costly. You could help a student to secure these items by providing them with a student bursary.

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Community projects

The Sheffield College is hosting and taking part in a variety of government funded projects so that we can support our students, community and local businesses to recover from the recent pandemic.

How to register your interest and next steps

Each of our services are managed by a dedicated team who will aim to reply to your email within two working days. To make an enquiry, please use the contact details below:

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Employer Skills Academies and Sponsor a student

Industry placements, Industry tasters and Guest speaking

Apprenticeships and Commercial training

Employer Services Agency

Community Projects