Wan Yu Europe Ind. Co Ltd, is a family based import and export business based in Tyseley, Birmingham. They import and export items ranging from toys to traditional Chinese furniture. They started recruiting apprentices with South and City College Birmingham in 2013. The two apprentices George Mobley and Benjamin Emerson, 19 and 20 respectively, now help develop and assist with the company’s social media.
Midland Heart is a leading national housing and care association that helps transform lives and communities through housing, care and more. In 2010, Midland Heart launched a campaign to recruit local disadvantaged people into apprenticeship jobs. The scheme was a success and working with South and City College, they have been taking on apprentices each year since. Continue reading
The Hair Company is a family run, award winning salon in Solihull. They have a large client base and needed to recruit support staff for their stylist so decided on an apprenticeship programme. They now believe apprentices are vital to their business, and have seen a rise in profits.
Autozone Limited is an independent, established retail partner for the automotive industry based in Spring Hill, Birmingham. Autozone started recruiting apprentices with South and City College Birmingham in 2012. They believe they offer a valuable contribution to their small business and have hired one apprentice each year.
Sterling Products are a well established distribution company who provide cleaning products to the automotive industry. Over the past 25 years the company have grown from strength to strength and since 2013 the company have worked with South and City College to employ an apprentice within their warehouse and distribution team.
South and City College and the Kier Group have been working in partnership together for nearly six years. Kier is a leading property, residential, construction and services group, which invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where we work, live and play.
Kareen has been creative since she was younger. With excellent grades at school, she was advised to do A Levels in psychology, business and sport but she wasn’t happy. She realised she wanted to do something more creative, so she signed up for a course in hairdressing at South and City College Birmingham and hasn’t looked back since.
Abdellatif Mohammed came to the college as a pre-16 student to study construction. He has since taken level two and three courses in wall and floor tiling before securing an Apprenticeship with WB Simpson.