In our unique Industry Excellence Academy, you’ll benefit from studying either one of our T Levels or an Employer Led Programme. All of these have been co-developed with one of our industry partners. This input not only helps to ensure that our courses are aligned with current industry skills demands but also means that you will benefit from a range of industry-level activities and lessons. This includes sessions delivered by industry experts, visits from guest speakers that are at the forefront of their sector and receiving industry standard ‘live briefs’ that will require you to work on the types of projects you would be completing in the workplace.
This includes sessions delivered by industry experts, visits from guest speakers that are at the forefront of their sector and receiving industry standard ‘live briefs’ that will require you to work on the types of projects you would be completing in the workplace. In our Industry Excellence Academy, you’ll complete either a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification and a placement with an industry employer of more than 15 days. You’ll also receive dedicated ‘employability’ sessions with a named Employability Tutor to develop your skills and knowledge.
You will be allocated a dedicated Employability Advisor who will support you every step of the way helping to prepare you and equip you with the skills that you will need to thrive in the workplace. When you complete your journey in our Industry Excellence Academy you will have the qualifications you need to take the next steps towards an amazing career as well as the experience and skills that will help you stand out to future employers.
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T Levels Explained
Our Industry Excellence Academy offer includes T Levels, a two-year technical programme that provides you with a high-quality alternative to A Levels. T Levels have been developed in collaboration with employers and combine theory, practical and classroom learning with a minimum 45-day industry placement. After completing the course, you can progress directly into work or further study.
From September 2024 The Manchester College will offer T Levels in Animal Care and Management, Business Management and Finance, Construction, Craft and Design, Digital, Education and Early Years, Engineering and Manufacturing, Hair, Beauty and Aesthetics, Health and Healthcare Science, and Media, Broadcast and Production.Learn more
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We aim to bring together industry professionals and our talented students to help secure the best possible future for our students. These partnerships include: