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About life here at West Coventry Academy


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Parent/Student Guide Autumn 2020
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APPRENTICESHIP INFORMATION

This may seem difficult, but if you are considering an apprenticeship you can still apply.

However, please have a Plan B such as Further Education (6th Form or College).

Applications are still being processed but any events & support will be given ‘virtually’.

Parent Pack: Apprenticeship Information

https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship - this is where many apprenticeships are advertised and you can apply, after creating an Account.

Additionally, students can search via Employers own websites.

Below are a few of the local training providers who help support young people in obtaining an apprenticeship:-

CWCT – Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber Training – Early Years, Hairdressing, Accounting, Business Admin, IT

HOET – Heart of England Training – Hair & Beauty, Business Admin, Sports, IT

MGTS – Midland Group Training Services – Engineering open for applications - (best via email: recruitment@mgts.co.uk)

MTC Academy – Engineering - (there are no future Open Events but email any enquiries to apprentice@the-mtc.org)

SCCU – Childcare, Sports & Physical Activity, Teaching & Learning, Health & Wellbeing

Local Training Providers/Colleges who support Apprenticeships. They do have SOME apprenticeships but will also support you in your search, however YOU need to also be proactive as there are no guarantees:

Coventry College - Business, Childcare & Early Years, Computing, Construction Trades, Digital, Engineering, Hospitality & Catering, Media & Interactive Media, Motor Vehicle, Teacher Training

WMJOBS - Search for Apprenticeships offered by local Councils such as Coventry City Council, Solihull, Warwickshire

PrimaryGoalIT working in Primary Schools

JBC Training - IT, Digital Media, Technical

MTC - Engineering

NHS - Health, Business, IT

College Open Days 21/22

COLLEGE OPEN/INFO DAYS/SESSIONS 2021-22 (Updated Sept 2021)

 

Coventry College –www.coventrycollege.ac.uk  02476932932 - CITY – CV1 5DG

Wednesday 13th October, 1st December, 26th January, 23rd March & 15th June  - 5-7pm

 

Warwickshire College – www.wcg.ac.uk  

Leamington Spa –Tuesday 9 November, Tues 29th March 2022, 5.30-8pm

Moreton Morrell – Saturday 13 November 2021, Sat 2nd April 2022 - 10am-2pm

Rugby –Tuesday 16 November 2021, Tues 5th April 2022 - 5.30-8pm

Warwick – Trident –Thursday 11 November 2021, Thurs 31st March  2022 - 5.30-8pm

 

NWSLC (Nuneaton & South Leics) – http://www.nwslc.ac.uk

0330058 3000 Nuneaton Campus (CV11 6BH)

Tues 5th October, Thurs 25th Nov, Thurs 10th Feb 2022 & Tues 14th June – 5-8pm

 

Stratford upon Avon College – www.stratford.ac.uk 01789 266245

Fri 12th November 5.30-7.30 &

Sat 13th November 10am – 12.30pm

It is advisable to Pre-register to avoid queues.

 

Solihull College – www.solihull.ac.uk 0121 678 7000

https://www.solihull.ac.uk

(Blossomfield Campus) B91 1SB – Sat 27th November 2021 – 10am – 2pm

& (Woodlands Campus) B36 0NF  - Sat 27th November 2021 – 10am -2pm

Check which campus offers which course via website (Woodlands mainly Construction,Engineering, Motor Vehicle, H&B,Cabin Crew)

 

UCB (Birmingham) – www.ucb.ac.uk 0121 604 1000

Sat 20th November 2021 -  11am-3pm – You Need to Register

 

Hereward College – www.hereward.ac.uk 024 76461231 - Virtual

Virtual Open Days – Sat 16th Oct, 27th Nov ‘21, Sat 8th Jan 2022 – 3.15-4.30pm

College Tours

21st September, 5th October, 19th October 2021

 

MTC Academy  (Engineering) www.the-mtc.org 02476701801- https://the-amtc.co.uk/apprenticeships/for-apprentices/open-events/  

Thurs 18th November 4.30 & 6.30 TBC

 

MGTS (Engineering) www.mgts.co.uk

Tues 26th October 10am – 2pm (Half Term) Drop In Session &

Tuesday 2nd November 4-7pm - Open Evening

 

WMG Academy (Engineering) www.wmgacademy.org.uk  02476464661 –

Sat 16th October 10am – 2pm

You need to Register beforehand

 

Access Creative College www.accesscreative.ac.uk 0800 28 18 42

Saturday 30th October  & Sat 4th December 2020 – 10am – 2pm

 

BOA Academy – Birmingham Ormiston Academy www.boa-academy.co.uk 0121 359 9300

Thursday 14th October 2021 – 6pm

+ Tours available Week of Mon 11th – Fri 15th Oct -check website nearer the time.

 

BIMM – British & Irish Modern Music https://www.bimm.ac.uk 020 8749 3131

Sat 9th October 2021 – 10am – 12.30pm 2021

 

 

Check all websites as you may need to register your interest beforehand!!