30 Day Challenge
At Weston College our ethos is creating brighter futures, and this isn’t restricted to just our learners, this is for our employer network and local community too.
With this in mind, we have set ourselves three, 30 Day Challenges, all with the aim of changing people’s lives, and helping employers to attract, retain and retrain their staff!
The 30 day challenges are:
Challenge 1 – September: 500 apprenticeship pledges in 30 days!
Challenge 2 – October: 150 adults upskilled in 30 days!
Challenge 3 – November: 150 T Level placement pledges in 30 days!
Throughout these challenges we will be actively supporting people starting their journey into work, and those wanting to upskill to further their career.
If you would like to access our award-winning support, to help grow your workforce through this exciting campaign, you can get involved here.
500 apprenticeship pledges in 30 days!
Employing an apprentice is easier than you think, and our award-winning team can help you throughout the whole process!
Apprenticeships offer your business many benefits, and we have a track record of producing apprentices that positively impact their employers.
Why hire an apprentice through Weston College?
South West Apprenticeship Provider of the Year
Offer apprenticeships in 16 different industries
97% of employers are satisfied with their apprentices
90% of our apprentices are offered permanent positions on completion of their apprenticeship
70+ Level 2 to degree-level apprenticeship standards
You can upskill existing staff or recruit new talent – to create your future workforce!
67.4% success rate - 15% above the national benchmark
150 adults upskilled in 30 days!
There are many benefits for adults when looking to upskill, from professional growth to acquiring new skills to progress their career.
Embracing new and emerging trends through upskilling empowers individuals to remain competitive and adaptable, essential traits in an ever-changing job landscape.
There are several ways in which you can look to upskill; whether that be through apprenticeships, skills bootcamps, short courses or our SEND training.
Listen to Lee’s story, about how upskilling through a Bootcamp changed his life:
150 T Level placement pledges in 30 days!
T Levels give employers the opportunity to meet talented young people, looking to start their career and it presents employers with valuable advantages.
T Levels combine classroom knowledge with practical skills, offering a talent pool aligned with industry needs. Employers can assess potential future employees during placements, saving on recruitment and streamlining onboarding.
These learners bring fresh insights, enhancing innovation and creative solutions within the company. Supporting T Level placements demonstrates social responsibility and community involvement, contributing to industry and local workforce development.