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NSCG hosts T Level Digital Skills Employer Event

On Tuesday 27 September, Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG) invited a number of businesses from across Staffordshire to it's Digital Skills Employer event held at it's Newcastle College campus to find out more about it's T Level in Digital Production Design and Development pathway.

In a world of constantly changing technology and the need for constant innovation, representatives from Stoke-on-Trent City Council, Newcastle-under-Lyme BID, Ewe Move Estate Agents, Newfriars College, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, Portmeirion, Wavemaker, Martin & Co, Stafford Gatehouse Theatre, The Stone Group, Citizens Advice, Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce and The LEONI Group had the opportunity to familiarise themselves with NSCG's T Level in Digital Production Design and Development, and how this employer-led qualification will help them to seek out and nurture their future workforce.

The team leading the T Level programme NSCG gave the group an insightful overview of the vision for T Levels, and the many benefits of offering an extended placement to their organisation.

Students were also given the opportunity to quiz employers and gather valuable advice and guidance on the employment opportunities available locally within this ever-changing and exciting sector.

Meryl Cotton, NSCG's T Level Manager said: "It has been an absolute pleasure to welcome such a diverse group of local employers into college to chat to them about our exciting T Level programme and how we hope to develop this in the near future. Today's event focused on our Digital T Level, highlighting the fact that every business now has the need for a digital presence. We are really looking forward to working with businesses across the region to encourage more and more businesses to consider taking on an NSCG learner for an extended work placement."

T Levels are two-year programmes, designed to give young people the skills that industries need and are a technical alternative to A Levels with one T-Level being equivalent to 3 A Levels. Pathways are taught full time through 80% classroom learning whilst also including a valuable industry placement of a minimum of 315 hours.

Could your business offer a T-Level placement to one of our enthusiastic and passionate learners? Interested in getting involved? Email for more information.