Local businesses – we need your expertise!

At the City of Leicester College we are busy growing employees of the future. We highly value local businesses input to help raise aspirations, to develop employability skills and to learn more about the exciting industries in Leicester and Leicestershire to better prepare our students for their future in the world of work.

If you would like to support our students on their Career journey, please contact;

Careers Leader- Chris Dakin – CDakin@cityleicester.leicester.sch.uk 

Careers Officer – Kayshia Davey – kpotter@cityleicester.leicester.sch.uk

We will be in touch to discuss ways in which you can make a real difference to our students.

At the City of Leicester College we have the benefit of a key business volunteer who works with us on a strategic level to help develop our Careers programme and connect us to the Business community. This role is nationally recognised as an Enterprise Advisor, and they are part of the Leicester and Leicestershire Careers hub community of support. They would be delighted to talk to you about ways in which you can support our Careers programme.

Our current Enterprise Advisor is Vimme Rathour, Relationship Manager at Business in the Community  

Some examples of ways in which you can support our students;

  • Be part of a Mock Interview process for Year 11 students
  • Give a talk to a class of students based on your role and industry
  • Run a workshop related to your area of expertise
  • Hold an assembly to inspire
  • Talk about pathways such as Apprenticeships
  • Offer a work placement to a student

By getting involved you are not only supporting the future workforce in preparation for the world of work but you will also be forging new community links, promoting a positive profile of your company and developing staff skills.

If you are interested in supporting us please do not hesitate to contact us so we can discuss the best use of your valuable time. You can contact our Careers Leader Chris Dakin on (0116) 2413984 or via email CDakin@cityleicester.leicester.sch.uk

Careers in context – Employers Guide

Careers feedback form – https://forms.gle/UzhV3RP9BxBtUBmU8