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As a patron of the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, we’re closely linked to Suffolk’s thriving business community, and work hard to better understand how we can support employers to develop their staff and generate growth.

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Information for employers

As a College we are committed to building links with local businesses and employers. We feel it is important for employers to understand the current educational landscape, appreciate the skills and knowledge our students can offer and have access to their work force of the future.

In addition, we want to ensure that our students are work ready and offer them a range of opportunities including industry placement, employer talks, visits to workplaces, and mentoring.

If you would like to become part of this network, please contact:

Kayleigh Norris Head of Careers & Adult Personal Development

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How we can help

  • Providing Safeguarding & PREVENT support
  • Provide specialist training for your staff
  • Help you find and employ apprentices
  • Use our on-site boardrooms and restaurant for meetings and events
  • Grow talent with our industry placement programme
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Safeguarding & PREVENT for Employers

Suffolk New College are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners, including young people and vulnerable adults.
Employers also have a responsibility to the learners they support on work experience or work placement.

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Industry Partner Program

Suffolk New College has established an innovative and mutually beneficial Industry Partner scheme, aimed at strengthening our engagement with industry and local employers.

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Developing students who are ready for work

Being work ready is absolutely essential for our students to achieve their dream career in today’s competitive job market.

To ensure they have additional skills which will set them apart from other applicants and put them in as strong a position as possible, Suffolk New College has developed the ePASS – their route to employability.

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Contact the Business Development Team

We are here to help!

Contact our Business Development Team to discuss how we can help you with any bespoke training packages, apprenticeship queries or collaboration opportunities.