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Freshers' fun at South Leicestershire College12 Sep 2016
Freshers' fun at South Leicestershire College

College marks Remembrance in a shower of poppies09 Nov 2017
Students at South Leicestershire College will host a Service of Remembrance on Friday 10 November.

Free Training for Local Businesses29 Mar 2017
Free training now available in Leicestershire

National award for College team14 Apr 2016
South Leicestershire College has won a national award for the process of managing the safety of students whilst on off-site College visits, making it easier for teachers to manage health and safety risks.

Free business event for local employers12 Apr 2016
South Leicestershire College and Oadby & Wigston Borough Council are hosting a free business event for local employers.

Apprenticeship Award for top employer 07 Mar 2016
South Leicestershire College (SLC) has presented a hospital trust with an Employer of the Year award for its support of apprentices.

Principal welcomes apprenticeship rise10 Feb 2016
Chief Executive and Principal of South Leicestershire College, Marion Plant OBE, has welcomed the news that the popularity of apprenticeships is growing after it was confirmed that the number of young people choosing to 'earn while they learn' in the area has topped 5,000 since 2010.

Toni Fazaeli Receives Inspiring Leadership Award05 Jun 2014
Toni Fazaeli, chair of South Leicestershire College, was given this national award by The Women's Leadership Network

SLC Hosts Specialist Training for American Decorators01 May 2014
American decorators learn the art of Lincrusta wallpapering here in the UK at South Leicestershire College

South Leicestershire College praised by Ofsted Inspectors07 Jan 2015
Inspectors grade SLC as very Good

VQ Day Activities at South Leicestershire College09 Jun 2014
Taking up the VQ Day challenge, SLC hosted 'Have a Go' Activities for Women in Engineering and Construction.

Colleges announce support for Work Experience Week10 Aug 2016
South Leicestershire College and North Warwickshire & Hinckley College have been announced as key supporters of Work Experience Week 2016

College merger is confirmed02 Aug 2016
South Leicestershire College and North Warwickshire & Hinckley College are now formally merged (1 August 2016).

School pupils get taste of college life05 Jul 2016
School pupils from Manor High School in Oadby recently had a taste of college life at South Leicestershire College

'Night at the Movies' Hair Show20 Apr 2016
Students from South Leicestershire College showcased their hairdressing talents to an audience at their annual catwalk show, which was entitled 'A Night at the Movies'.

Students and staff show 'This Girl Can' for charity15 Mar 2016
Students and staff from South Leicestershire College helped to raise vital funds to support the care of terminally ill adult patients, their families and carers across Leicestershire in an event last Friday.

College showcases vocational learning at Open Evenings10 Dec 2015
South Leicestershire College showcased a range of vocational courses this week at its December Open Evenings.

Students Shine at Special Fashion Show22 May 2014
NVQ hairdressing students from South Leicestershire College put on a show to remember!

Safe Driving Event21 Jan 2014
South Leicestershire College students learn about the dangers of driving dangerously.

College welcomes High Sheriff23 Mar 2017
High Sheriff Professor Surinder Sharma visited us today

Salon owner shares top tips17 Mar 2017
Lisa Davies visited the SLC campus recently

Recruiting the next generation of of talented apprentices 27 Jan 2017
SLC has teamed up with Spirit Healthcare to create exciting Healthcare job opportunities

Exciting NEXT steps for college students17 Jan 2017
SLC students have the opportunity to work at NEXT head office

Business Apprenticeships now available06 Dec 2016
Up-skill your staff with Business Apprenticeships now available

Apprenticeships: the importance of quality23 Nov 2016
Striking the balance between quantity and quality

RAF veteran marks Remembrance Day with local college12 Nov 2016
Jack Beales visits SLC to mark Armistice Day

College students aiming high11 Nov 2016
Students found out about higher education options available to them this week

Road safety lessons for local students11 Nov 2016
Students learnt more about road safety this week

Register now for College open events08 Nov 2016
Register now for our next Open Event!

Logistics Institute of Technology launched at Magna Park 21 Oct 2016
NWHC and SLC are leading on a new Logistics Institute of Technology (LIT) within Magna Park

Apprenticeships: why they should be on every young person's radar24 Aug 2016
Apprenticeships: why they should be on every young person's radar

Part Time Floristry Course05 Feb 2016
Do you love flowers and learning new skills? Our Introductory to Floristry course could be just what you are looking for.

Students hit the bullseye with new type of learning23 Nov 2015
A group of college students are taking their learning to a more physical level by completing a module in archery as part of their course.

College Team nominated for national awards29 Sep 2015
College Team nominated for national awards

X-Factor's Sam Bailey Presents Learners with Certificates29 Jan 2015
11 proud learners received their certificates from X-Factor's Sam Bailey at LCFC King Power Stadium this December.

Education and training can offer young unemployed hope05 Sep 2014
Chief Executive and Principal of South Leicestershire College comments on the publication of the sixth Prince's Trust Macquarie Youth Index.

Bright Future Predicted for Accounting Apprentice21 Jul 2014
Apprenticeships caught my attention as you receive valuable experience, as well as the vital qualifications which employers look for.

Employing an Apprentice: 4 key steps25 Jan 2017
4 key steps to employing an Apprentice

Sports Student Wins US Football Scholarship02 May 2014
18 year old sports student, Macauley Laywood, wins football scholarship with American University

Success for SLC Childcare Students04 Apr 2014
Success for SLC Childcare Students who took 1st and 2nd place in the Ambassador in Child Care Competition.

We're opening our doors to answer your questions20 Nov 2017
Open event coming up this month

Shower of poppies marks remembrance at college campus14 Nov 2017
Students hosted the annual Service of Remembrance last Friday

Children benefit from ‘GOOD’ Early Years care says Ofsted 13 Nov 2017
Children are confident, secure and making good progress at nursery, according to the latest inspection by Ofsted.

Apprentices help care for 200 children at Next's nursery13 Nov 2017
16 Apprentices start work at Next Step Day Nursery, based at NEXT HQ

College celebrates living wage week with new accreditation06 Nov 2017
We are an accredited Living Wage employer

High rating from satisfied employers27 Oct 2017
We have received high ratings from employers in a national survey!

Student satisfaction soars!23 Oct 2017
8 out of 10 of our students would recommend us to friends and family

Carpentry Apprenticeships now available27 Sep 2017
How can local businesses ensure they have the trained staff needed to meet demand?

FE College spearheads development of world-class skills centre with HORIBA MIRA27 Sep 2017
MIRA Technology Institute under construction on the MIRA Technology Park campus

Counselling department celebrate best ever results12 Sep 2017
Congratulations to the Counseling department at NWSLC!

Business Apprenticeships: the benefits06 Sep 2017
How business apprenticeships can benefit local businesses

Apprenticeships: back to basics16 Aug 2017
Apprenticeships: going back to basics

University-level courses on your doorstep16 Aug 2017
Why study a University-level course at your local college?

No age limit for Apprenticeships09 Aug 2017
Apprenticeships: a training option for all ages

Off-the-job training for Apprentices26 Jul 2017
Defining 'off-the-job training'

Business Apprenticeships now available05 Jul 2017
New Business Apprenticeship programmes now available

Twentieth annual staff awards named in memory Ian Kemp29 Jun 2017
Students have voted for their tutor of the year

Apprenticeships: incentives for small businesses21 Jun 2017
What incentives are there for small businesses looking to employ an Apprentice?

The Construction skills gap: threat or opportunity?07 Jun 2017
How Apprenticeships can help to bridge the Construction skills gap

College Open Event01 Jun 2017
Our open event is taking place on Wednesday 14 June!

Apprenticeships: meeting the public sector target31 May 2017
Meeting the 2.3% public sector target

Students help out at Salvation Army24 May 2017
SLC students have been helping out at the Salvation Army this week

Apprenticeship funding for levy payers24 May 2017
Apprenticeship funding for levy payers

College students take inspiration from professional darts player23 May 2017
Professional darts player Jamie Cavern presented awards at our child care competition this week

Apprenticeship funding for SMEs17 May 2017
Apprenticeship funding for SMEs

WorldSkills delegation visit local College03 May 2017
We welcomed the Bangladeshi WorldSkills delegation last week!

Business Apprenticeships now available26 Apr 2017
How Business Apprenticeships are helping to improve productivity

Choosing your Apprenticeship training provider19 Apr 2017
Why choose us as your Apprenticeship training provider?

Apprenticeships: why work with us?12 Apr 2017
Why choose us as your Apprenticeship training provider?

Apprenticeships: an essential training option?05 Apr 2017
Why Apprenticeships are essential in the Hairdressing sector

Regan is aiming for world stage29 Mar 2017
SLC student Regan will be competing for a place in Squad UK!

Great news for childcare sector29 Mar 2017
GCSEs are no longer needed to study Early Years education Apprenticeship

We are on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers16 Mar 2017
We have received official confirmation that we are on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers.

Making an Impact with Apprenticeships16 Mar 2017
Paul Dancer talks about the College's work with Impact Fork Trucks

Introducing T-Levels: what will this mean for post-16 education?15 Mar 2017
What will the new T-Levels mean for FE?

National Apprenticeship Week 201706 Mar 2017
It's National Apprenticeship Week 2017!

Register now for College Open Event01 Mar 2017
Finishing school this summer? Find out about full-time courses and Apprenticeships available!

Construction: building a talent pipeline01 Mar 2017
How colleges can help to address the Construction skills gap

The Apprenticeship Reforms: a training provider's perspective22 Feb 2017
The Apprenticeship Reforms: a training provider's perspective

Apprenticeship Reforms: what will they mean for the public sector?15 Feb 2017
What will the Apprenticeship reforms mean for the public sector?

Making an Impact: FE Colleges and the regional economy08 Feb 2017
How we are working to make a real economic impact

Fosse Park partnership helps 50 local people get back into work07 Feb 2017
SLC are working with Fosse Park to get people back into work

'DAS' to go live next month01 Feb 2017
The Digital Apprenticeship Service officially goes live this month.

Students learn from the pros26 Jan 2017
A Hairdressing professional from Wella visited the College this week

Kind donations for College Community Projects24 Jan 2017
Many thanks to those who have donated

The Apprenticeship Renaissance18 Jan 2017
Do Apprenticeships really need an image re-haul?

Smart Assessor Champions17 Jan 2017
Congratulations to staff who have received their silver accreditation

New Apprenticeship Consultation released11 Jan 2017
The Government's Institute for Apprenticeships Consultation has been released

Small employer grant available now21 Dec 2016
Grant now available for small employers

Apprenticeships: key to tackling the Health and Social Care skills gap?14 Dec 2016
How Apprenticeships can help to tackle the skills gap

A night of celebration 06 Dec 2016
Congratulations to all students who graduated and received an award last week!

Students triumph at the Skills Show23 Nov 2016
Congratulations to all students who took part in last week's finals!

Apprenticeships myth buster16 Nov 2016
Busting the myths around Apprenticeships

Local students prepare for national competitions10 Nov 2016
Good luck to all those competing at The Skills Show 2016!

Next steps for year 11s 11 Oct 2016
Full-time guide for courses starting 2017 out now!

The great college bake off30 Sep 2016
Students and staff put their baking skills to the test for Macmillan's coffee morning

The Apprenticeship levy. What will it mean for you?27 Sep 2016
Preparing for the launch of the levy

Open Event!26 Sep 2016
Register your place for our Open Event taking place on Wednesday 5 October

Apprentices earn more than university graduates13 Sep 2016
Why Apprenticeships should be on your radar

GCSE results: what's next?25 Aug 2016
GCSE results: what's next?

A Level results: what's next?18 Aug 2016
A Level results: what's next?

The Apprenticeships Levy, what will it mean for you?10 Aug 2016
What is the levy and what will it mean for local employers?

Engineering Apprenticeship vacancies now available 01 Aug 2016
There's still time to apply for Engineering Apprenticeship vacancies with Saint Gobain PAM UK

Life after GCSES19 Jul 2016
Choosing which route to take after GCSEs is a pivotal moment in any young person's life, and often an exciting, but daunting time.

Local student scoops Apprenticeship award04 Jul 2016
SLC student Gemma has won the Advanced Apprentice of the Year Award during a recent ceremony.

Inter-college games tournament a success20 Jun 2016
Students from NWHC and SLC competed in an inter-college sports tournament recently

College welcomes university students20 Jun 2016
Undergraduates visit SLC to make the most of industry-standard engineering equipment

How an Apprenticeship works for me: Leigha's story31 Mar 2016
Apprenticeships are helping to bridge the gap between education and employment

Rising to the top with apprenticeships18 Mar 2016
Tom is rising to the top thanks to his Apprenticeship

SLC offers chance to find out about engineering apprenticeships10 Mar 2016
Engineering Apprenticeships Event taking place Thursday 17 March from 5.00pm!

Veteran helps students to understand the meaning of Armistice Day12 Nov 2015
Students in South Wigston marked Armistice Day with a special service on Wednesday, to remember those who have lost their lives through conflict.

College hosts coffee and cake events09 Oct 2015
Thanks to all students and staff who helped to raise over £370!

Open Event!09 Oct 2015
Our first open event is Monday 12 October!

Welcome national pay rise for apprenticeships 05 Oct 2015
The Apprenticeship minimum wage increases by 20%

Still time to apply for Access to Higher Education courses 14 Aug 2015
There's still time to apply for Access courses at SLC!

Life after A-Levels13 Aug 2015
You've got your A Level results, so what's next?

Business leaders warn growing skills gap could 'starve' economic growth04 Aug 2015
CBI report states more needs to be done to address skills gaps

New Apprenticeships with Dunelm30 Jul 2015
SLC have teamed up with Dunelm to create new textiles Apprenticeships

Students put skills to the test with Dulux06 Jul 2015
SLC students create displays for Dulux Decorator Centre

Apprenticeship vacancies now available06 Jul 2015
There's still time to apply for a huge range of Apprenticeship vacancies

SLC Students Compete in Regional Cricket Finals23 Jun 2015
11 students battled their way through group stages to gain a place in the AoC T20 Cricket Regional Finals.

Students Help Local Church23 Jun 2015
Students on the Level 2 Bricklaying course travelled to Blaby Baptist Church in Leicester to give the outside grounds a face lift.

Golf Day in Memory of Brian15 Jun 2015
Staff at SLC took part in a Memorial Golf Day recently in memory of their much missed colleague.

SLC Collects Award10 Jun 2015
SLC honoured with Commendation from Wigston Civic Society.

Sporting Challenge for Colleges10 Jun 2015
Students from NWHC and SLC battled it out recently in a 'Federation Cup Challenge'.

ITV Studios Tour03 Jun 2015
SLC Students visited the ITV studios in Manchester as part of a recent residential trip.

Rhiann Celebrates Win21 May 2015
SLC student, Rhiann Iglesias, is celebrating after winning the regional heat of the Johnstone's 2015 Young Painter of the Year competition.

SLC Celebrates New Facilities20 May 2015
Staff and students held a special event at Aylestone Park Football Club recently to celebrate the opening of their new all-weather sports pitches.

SLC Business Student Winners19 May 2015
Congratulations to Emily Byrne and Emily Neale for winning Entrepreneurs of the Future!

Young Painter of the Year15 May 2015
This week saw the regional heat of the Johnstone's 2015 Young Painter of the Year, held at SLC.

Student Success07 May 2015
Amy Leggett has won a major industry award in recognition of her academic achievements.

Students Showcase Cutting-edge Hairstyles29 Apr 2015
Students at SLC took hairdressing to a whole new level, at their annual 'Xtreme' catwalk show.

Aim Higher with SLC20 Apr 2015
Those aiming to progress their career are being encouraged to look at a range of Higher Education and Professional qualifications starting this September.

Brand New Floristry Course 07 Apr 2015
SLC has launched a new floristry course as part of our part-time offer for spring.

New Part-time Course Offer for Spring07 Apr 2015
SLC has released its latest part-time course offer.

Packexe Supports SLC with Materials for Competition26 Mar 2015
Packexe materials were used as protective floor coverings throughout the PDA competition held at SLC.

Courses for Work & Leisure24 Mar 2015
Download the spring edition of our course guide here.

DIY SOS: The Big Build23 Mar 2015
Businesses in Loughborough come together to transform family's home.

Competition Success for SLC Childcare Students22 Mar 2015
Ambassadors to Childcare Competition

There's an App for That22 Mar 2015
Raising awareness of apprenticeships and local opportunities.

Calls for English and Maths Skills to be Improved in the Workplace16 Mar 2015
A National Consortium of Colleges and Providers have joined together at a special event in Parliament.

Students Have Light Bulb Moment15 Mar 2015
Students at SLC had the chance to take part in a workshop with a difference last month.

Students Shine at The Skills Show20 Nov 2014
Students from SLC test their mettle competing in the WorldSkills UK National Finals.

The Zesties19 Nov 2014
SLC scoops award for social media customer service!

SLC a Finalist in the Zesties!28 Oct 2014
These awards champion all those across the UK who have embraced social media to transform their businesses.

SLC Receives Coveted Quality Mark17 Sep 2014
SLC received the Skills for Health Quality Mark in recognition of our excellent delivery of teaching and learning to the health sector.

Stop Under-valuing Vocational Education16 Sep 2014
Marion Plant OBE, Principal of SLC has called upon parents, teachers and employers to value vocational education as much as academic achievement.

Callum Mayes Rewarded for Bravery10 Sep 2014
SLC student, Callum Mayes, is to receive an award for bravery from Prince Harry.

Enterprise will be core skill for the decade says College Principal28 Aug 2014
The ability to be enterprising will become as important a skill as English and maths.

Colleges' Chief Executive Backs Ready to Work Skills 09 Jul 2014
Marion Plant has backed calls to ensure that all young people are ready to work before leaving education or training.

SLC to Help Improve Social Care 08 Jul 2014
SLC is now a Recognised Training Provider endorsed by the National Skills Academy for Social Care.

Earn More04 Jul 2014
Find out how we can help you to improve your job prospects today!

Apprenticeship Success for SLC's Enid Cassidy and Ali Moore07 May 2014
Enid and Ali have both completed their Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Healthcare Support Services.

Painting & Decorating Apprentice Celebrates As He Heads For The Final19 Mar 2014
Jason Whyley has been named the winner of the Lincolnshire heat of the 2014 Dulux Decorator Centres' Apprentice of the Year.

Apprenticeship Week - SLC's Video13 Mar 2014
Apprenticeship Week 2014 was the perfect opportunity for us to celebrate our great Apprentices.

SLC Student Wins Place on Sporting Programme13 Mar 2014
SLC student, Joseph Kearns, has won a place on a unique sporting programme with top-class athletes.

Fenestration MTC Card05 Mar 2014
June 2014 government deadline for MTC card - have you got yours?

SLC Students Respond to Local Twins' DIY SOS12 Feb 2014
College students have helped create a new home for Romanian orphan twins.

College Receives National Quality Mark21 Jan 2014
SLC has been awarded the Investors in Diversity quality mark

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