The Enterprise and Employment team at Barnet and Southgate College work closely with local employers and national companies to directly influence the quality of their recruits on their existing workforce.
Below are some employer and apprentice testimonials:
Medlock Electrical Distributors shared their thoughts on working with the College;
"Medlock has had the pleasure of working with Barnet and Southgate college in the recruitment of apprentices. The apprenticeship team make the process very simple and efficient - from the vetting of candidates through to on-boarding"
Cavendish Legal Group said about working with the College;
"We are very pleased to be working with Barnet and Southgate College and have recruited several apprentices through the College, all of whom have proved to be very diligent and keen to learn. The recruitment process is smooth and the communication excellent – Nichola in particular is extremely responsive and helpful. Our current apprentices are thriving and showing great potential. We look forward to continuing to work with the College"
Phoenix Housing Community shared;
We at Phoenix Housing Community are very pleased to be working with Barnet and Southgate College. We have recruited several apprentices via the College, all of whom have proved to be very diligent and keen to learn trade skills.
The apprenticeship team at the College have been great - with Nichola providing hands on help throughout the recruitment process; ensuring a smooth on-boarding experience and proving to be the vital link between the College and line management, which is essential to our apprentice success.
Our current apprentices are thriving and showing great potential in their teams and we look forward to continuing to work with the College on future apprenticeship projects"
Renata Lupica approached the College interested in a business apprenticeship. The College matched her with Barnet Council and overall she is happy with the experience she has had, she said:
“I applied online for my business apprenticeship with Barnet and Southgate College which quickly followed with me meeting the apprenticeship team. I am so happy with the decision I made. When I met Nichola everything fell into place. She handled everything for me, including booking me in for interviews with the employer and preparing me for the interview. It has been a wonderful experience and I would definitely recommend this college to anybody thinking of taking a next step in their education”
Evie Zelinger has been on the apprenticeship programme for the last year. Evie is a business apprentice at Monkfrith Primary School and said;
“I have been a student at Barnet and Southgate College for a year now and I am looking forward to studying further here. It is a great place to learn with lots of resources, and great tutors. The course delivery is great and support provided is extremely helpful. I have really enjoyed my course at the college and I would highly recommend it to others looking to continue their learning”