Why choose South and City College Birmingham?

As one of the largest colleges in the UK, we have access to industry-standard resources and experienced tutors, to ensure that your recruitment and training needs are tailored to you. With thousands of full-time students and more than 900 apprentices, we have a wealth of potential talent ready to take your organisation to the next level.


Hiring an apprentice is an effective way to grow talent and develop a motivated, highly skilled workforce.

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Employer Services

Our experienced Employer Services team provides specialist guidance every step of the way. We will help you realise the full potential of your workforce through a range of business solutions including training, recruitment and apprenticeships.

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Recruitment support

SWAPs (Sector-based Work Academy Programmes) can help you to find the right people for your business. Ranging between four and six weeks in length, SWAPs are designed to help those on unemployment benefits to apply for jobs in different areas of work.

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GBS Institutes Of Technology

Institutes of Technology are collaborations between further education providers, universities and employers. They provide high quality, higher level technical education and training, with a focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects.

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Industry Insights

We are committed to providing individuals with the training and skills they need to enter work and progress within their careers. We also strive to provide businesses the support they need to grow and prosper.

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Training for employees

We are proud to offer a comprehensive service to employers, which supports the training needs of their workforce. We will take time to understand your priorities and develop solutions that meet your business’ individual needs.

The training we offer meets the latest industry standards and will be delivered by fully qualified and experienced staff – either at one of our Birmingham campuses or in your own workplace.

Whatever your needs, we can work with you to design the right solution.

We offer specialist advice and guidance, develop programmes with you, and – where needed – include your own policies and procedures to ensure that the training has relevance to your staff.

We can also access funding on your behalf to enable us to offer certain training courses and qualifications free of charge (subject to condition). These include:

  • Health & Social Care

  • Digital Skills

  • Construction

  • Management

  • …and more.

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InBusiness is an exclusive business network that helps businesses to grow, whilst creating opportunities for young people across Birmingham and the West Midlands.

The overall aim is to share successes and build on the opportunities generated together. The group hold a variety of networking events, designed to encourage relationships between the college and the local and regional business community, helping build strong business relationships and being connected through a host of regular networking events and workshops.

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Contact us

To find out more about our opportunities, please get in touch with our friendly team:

Phone: 0121 694 5066
Email: apprenticeshipteam@sccb.ac.uk