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Workplace Training

Things are always changing around us.

Technology, legislation, customer needs etc. That is why you always need to ensure your people have the right skills and qualifications to continue to do a great job.

The college offers a wide range of courses to develop your workforce, including a range of Skills for Work courses and programmes including mandatory courses such as First Aid, Food Safety and Health & Safety programmes. You will also find a range of dedicated work-related courses for business skills, adult social care and childcare qualification courses, some of which may be free, subject to eligibility.

We can also look at creating bespoke courses for your workforce such as IT skills including Microsoft Excel or Powerpoint to help them understand how to get the most out of general technology.

Work Placement Study Programme

Work Placements enable employers to access a pool of enthusiastic learners at no cost to the business, with full support provided by our team.

Work Placements break down barriers to train and support young people who may have a learning disability and helps to develop a diverse workforce.

A partnership between an employer and City College Peterborough, supporting people aged 16–24 who may have a learning disability with work skills.


  • A hands-on pathway to include employability skills and workplace opportunities
  • A training programme where both the employer and learner are fully supported by City College Peterborough to ensure a positive experience for all
  • Provides an unpaid trainee with experience in an organisation matched to their skills and aspirations Benefits to the employer are:
  • Recruitment of motivated individuals from an untapped pool of potentially excellent employees
  • An opportunity to enhance your reputation.
  • A recent study of consumers revealed that 92% felt more favourable towards companies that hired people with disabilities
  • Provides current employees with mentoring opportunities
  • Helps boost staff morale and retention
  • Can attract positive media coverage
  • Demonstrates compliance with the Equality Act 2010 and promotes recognition as a Disability Confident Employer

What do we need from you the employer?

Employing after the Work Placement

What support will be provided?

For more information, please contact Sally Elsom, Study Programmes Progress, Enterprise and Employment Coordinator

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Workplace Training & Development

Workplace training can be anything you want it to be to suit your business needs. We can work with you to deliver recognised qualifications or more tailored, bespoke training, from First Aid or Food Safety to Certificates and Diploma qualifications.

This is small range of what we can offer

  • Business Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Retail
  • Counselling
  • Train the Trainer
  • Leadership & Management
  • Food Safety
  • First Aid
  • Preparing to Work in Adult Health and Social Care
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG)
  • Data Protection and Data Security
  • Safeguarding and Prevent
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Caring for Children and Young People
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Prevention and Control of Infection
  • Customer Service for Health and Social Care Settings.

If you have something else that your business is interested in please contact us.

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