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Industrial Placement programme offers ‘perfect pathway’

6 Sep 2018

Industrial Placement programme offers ‘perfect pathway’

Northampton College is working with 50 of the county’s leading employers to create the perfect pathway for the workforce of...

tef silver logo resized largeNorthampton College has been given a ‘Silver’ award for the quality of its Higher Education teaching, putting it above many leading universities in the rankings. The Teaching Excellence Framework was introduced to measure Higher Education providers in terms of quality of experience for students. It uses a series of metrics including success rates, student satisfaction, progression to employment and resources. Providers are given a rating of either Gold, Silver or Bronze.

Northampton College achieved a silver award and was praised for showing ‘strategic intent to deliver excellent employability outcomes, embedding employability skills development and employer involvement in delivery’.

The report added that Northampton College had ‘a high standard of delivery using industry-standard equipment to support learning’ and was praised for ‘the development of e-learning across the curriculum which places major emphasis on creating an environment in which information and learning technology and digital literacy are developed in creative and innovative ways’.

Northampton College earned praise for ‘developing a culture which supports continuing professional development and the upskilling of staff engaged in higher education delivery’ while inspectors were impressed with the opportunities for students to feed back about the quality of provision covering every part of the higher education programme.

The award stands for three years.

applicant loyaltyWe’re delighted that you’re considering studying with us and hope that you will come and join the class of 2017. We want you to feel part of the College before joining us in September, so we’ve designed a range of FREE activities for you to enjoy over the summer. Getting involved will enable to you make new friends, become familiar with our campus and facilities, and give you a flavour of college life. You can be involved with as much or as little as you like.

Exclusive applicant benefits

Win Nando's vouchers or cinema tickets in our free prize draw*

Between 30 June and 21 July 2017, you’ll be automatically entered into a weekly prize draw* and five lucky applicants will win a £20 gift card for Nando’s, with ten runners up each receiving a pair of Vue cinema tickets.
*terms and conditions apply

Get fit for for free!
If you’re looking to get fit this summer or simply enjoy working out, you can use our well-equipped gym at Booth Lane for free. We offer a full range of cardio equipment, as well as free weights and other equipment, so we can provide an all-round gym experience. It’s open Monday - Thursday and there are sessions in the morning and afternoon. Our qualified staff will be on-hand to show you around the gym and explain how to use the equipment. You’ll need to complete a gym induction to ensure that you have a safe and effective workout. Click here to register your interest. 


Terms and conditions

This promotion is open to applicants of Northampton College excluding employees of Northampton College and their families and its agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion.

Parental consent required for any entrant who is under 18 years of age.

How to enter: No purchase necessary. Between 30 June and 21 July 2017, you’ll be automatically entered into a free weekly prize draw and five applicants will win a meal for two at Nando’s up to the value of £20, with ten runners up each receiving a pair of Vue cinema tickets.

The winners will be drawn at random under independent supervision and will be contacted by email/telephone every Friday between 30 June and 21 July 2017.

In the event the claim for the prize is not received by Northampton College within 28 days of prize notification, Northampton College reserves the right to withdraw prize entitlement and award the prizes to a reserve selected at the same time as the original.

The prize will be delivered within 7 days to a UK address only or can be collect in person from Northampton College, Booth Lane, Northampton NN3 3RF.

There are no cash or other prize alternatives available in whole or in part except in the event of circumstances outside its reasonable control, Northampton College reserves the right to substitute an alternative of equal or greater value. Unless otherwise agreed in writing by Northampton College, the winner is not allowed to transfer the right to take up the prize to anyone else.

Northampton College reserves the right to verify the winner and withdraw prize entitlement or refuse to award the prize where there is, or Northampton College has reason to believe there is, or has been, a breach of these terms and conditions including multiple entry or the spirit of the promotion has been compromised.

The winner agrees to reasonable post event publicity by the promoter with no further recompense.

Any question concerning the legal interpretation of these terms & conditions will be based on English law and the Courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction.

Promoter: Northampton College Booth Lane,

Northampton NN3 3RF.

daventry corridorIf you're thinking about joining us in Daventry in September 2017, we can’t wait to show you our fantastic new building. If you would like to see inside and talk to one of our tutors about a subject you are interested in, we are now offering appointments for the following:

  • Art
  • Computing and IT
  • Games design
  • Business
  • Healthcare
  • Childcare
  • Vehicle mechanics
  • Hairdressing
  • Beauty therapy
  • Foundation learning.

We will show you around, have a chat about your options and explain how to apply. If you’re unsure what you would like to study, just ask for an advice appointment and our Student Support team will be happy to help.

Call us on 01604 736393 and our Enrolment Centre will find a time to suit you.

Facilities include industry-standard workshops for motor vehicle engineering, a stylish library, contemporary hairdressing and beauty therapy salons, ICT and Mac suites, teaching space for healthcare and childcare plus dedicated provision for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.

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