Invest in your business’s future with an apprentice.

Hiring an apprentice has never been easier. And with our state of the art facilities and dedicated tutors, Burton and South Derbyshire College is your ideal partner.

Your current employees can start an Apprenticeship - a perfect opportunity to upskill - or we can help you find and recruit someone new.

We’ll provide you with all the help and support you need to introduce new talent, improve skills and make the most of your people’s potential. You’ll benefit from our vast experience of working with leading organisations, including Toyota Manufacturing UK, Hilton Hotels and The FA.

Whether your organisation is a levy payer or your business is smaller, apprenticeships are an affordable way to grow talent and invest in skills for the future. 

Our apprenticeships include:

  • Business Administration
  • Customer Service
  • IT, Web & Telecoms
  • Finance
  • HR
  • Hairdressing
  • Warehousing
  • Engineering 
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail and Logistics
  • Fabrication and Welding
  • Vehicle Maintenance Repair
  • Construction Trades
  • Sign Making
  • Early Years & Healthcare
  • Teaching

Contact us

Find out how we could help your business, contact the employer training line on 01283 494510.

Holly Murdoch, St. George’s Park General Manager

"Through our partnership with Burton and South Derbyshire College, we can train and create our own workforce. Our ethos is all about inspiring the next generation of emerging talent, not just on the football field but of all the people who are working for us."


Andy McKeown, Director of Normans Musical Instruments

“Taking on apprentices has been great for the business and I’m delighted to say that every single one has been a real asset to the company."


James Weeks, Owner of The Dial Restaurant

"Taking on apprentices allows The Dial to train our chefs from scratch. It’s extremely rewarding to watch someone who has never cooked professionally before work their way up to creating complicated dishes and fantastic food.”


Adam Pegg, Owner of Sellek Hairdressing

"Apprenticeships are what I know; they’re a good way to offer training and jobs. Apprentices get experience in a job and you gain staff that you have trained up and you can rely on.” 


Melissa Mason, Business Administration Apprenticeship, Advanced Apprenticeship in Customer Services

After completing her Apprenticeship, Melissa went on to secure a Full Time Lettings Negotiator job in SureLet’s Derby office, before being promoted to Branch Manager.



Contact Details

Contact Details


Burton and South Derbyshire College
Tel: 01283 494400

Town Centre Campus


Burton Town Centre Campus, Lichfield Street, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire DE14 3RL

Stephen Burke Construction Academy


Construction Academy, 21 Tetron Point, William Nadin Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 OBB