South Devon College is excited to announce the launch of South Devon Business Partners, a new reward scheme designed to recognise the employers who actively support apprentices with the College.

The scheme aims to reward employers who use education to grow and develop their business, and choose South Devon College as their preferred training partner.

The various benefits businesses will receive will depend on the category: Bronze, Silver or Gold.

Businesses from across South Devon attended a launch event to celebrate their contribution to the community and the fantastic work and impact of apprenticeships and work placements. Adrian Howe – Stormforce Roofing, Lucy Langmaid from Source – part of the Pennon Group and Laurence Frewin – Vice Principal Corporate Services and Deputy CEO at South Devon College all spoke about the benefits of apprenticeships and the importance of providing current and relevant skills for businesses.

The South Devon Business Partners include:

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Gold

South Devon College

Gold

Plymouth Hospital

Gold

Source

Gold

Devon Fire & Rescue Service

Gold

South West Water

Gold

Livewell SW

Gold

Becton Dickinson

Silver

Flybe Ltd

Silver

Devon & Cornwall Police

Silver

Francis Clark LLP

Silver

Torbay Council (The Town Hall)

Silver

South Hams District Council

Silver

Gooch and Housego (Torquay) Ltd

Bronze

Pathfinder Park Homes

Bronze

Sherwoods

Bronze

Spirent Communications (SW) Ltd

Bronze

Avenue Dental Surgery

Bronze

Teignbridge Propellors Ltd

Bronze

TekEurope UK Ltd

Bronze

Bovey Construction LTD

Bronze

Centek Ltd

Bronze

Gershwins

Bronze

Stormforce Roofing and Maintenance Ltd

Bronze

WBW Solicitors

Bronze

Rowcroft House Foundation Ltd.

Bronze

David Youll

Bronze

Dartington Hall Trust

Bronze

The College looks forward continuing the positive work together with businesses to develop the local workforce and welcomes new enquiries.
For more information on South Devon Business Partners email: employers@southdevon.ac.uk or call 08000 380 123