Coven­try Col­lege wel­comes fu­ture stu­dents


COVEN­TRY young­sters can be­gin their jour­ney to the ca­reer of their dreams at a col­lege open event this week.

Coven­try Col­lege will be ex­hibit­ing a wide va­ri­ety of its cour­ses at the event to­day, be­ing held si­mul­ta­ne­ously at the col­lege’s city cen­tre and Hen­ley cam­puses between 5pm and 7.30pm.

The event comes just over a year af­ter the merger between Coven­try Col­lege and Hen­ley Col­lege, with dif­fer­ent cour­ses be­ing of­fered from each site.

Spe­cial­ist cour­ses, in­clud­ing con­struc­tion, per­form­ing arts and pho­tog­ra­phy, are avail­able at the Swan­swell Street city cam­pus, while child­care, sport, com­put­ing and child­care are avail­able at the Hen­ley Cam­pus on Hen­ley Road.

Learn­ers look­ing to take on en­gi­neer­ing, busi­ness, pub­lic ser­vices and me­dia cour­ses can join Coven­try Col­lege at ei­ther site.

There will also be a ded­i­cated ap­pren­tice­ship zone dur­ing the event, high­light­ing a strong com­mit­ment to get­ting learn­ers into paid work­ing ex­pe­ri­ence.

As­sis­tance prin­ci­pal for busi­ness growth, Gemma Knott, said: “We are look­ing for­ward to wel­com­ing young peo­ple who want to learn a skill that could shape the rest of their ca­reers and lives. We have in­cred­i­ble fa­cil­i­ties, ex­cel­lent tu­tors and strong busi­ness links to en­sure our learn­ers are ready to go into work. Whether you want to learn more about pho­tog­ra­phy, forge a ca­reer in per­form­ing arts, or take on an ap­pren­tice­ship, we will have peo­ple on hand at our open event to show you how to take those cru­cial first steps. Our open events are a great op­por­tu­nity for learn­ers and par­ents to see our amaz­ing fa­cil­i­ties, chat to staff and stu­dents about par­tic­u­lar cour­ses and learn more about col­lege life in gen­eral.”

There will also be par­ent talks and live mu­sic on the evening, while model class­rooms will be avail­able to view in or­der to gauge an au­then­tic ex­pe­ri­ence of a day in the life of a stu­dent. For more in­for­ma­tion visit coven­trycol­ or call 02476 932 932.

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