City College Southampton Apprenticeships

City College has a wealth of experience in providing training and staff development across a wide range of industry sectors offering industry related qualifications, apprenticeships, bespoke training, work placements and work experience.   

Working in partnership with employers to develop and up-skill their staff to raise the aspirations and capabilities of workforces, City College provides flexible training solutions.   

City College works with businesses and organisations of all sizes and from a variety of sectors across Southampton and Hampshire, including Barratt Homes, Griffon Hoverwork, Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance,Southampton City Council, Paint Pots Pre-school and Nursery, Benham Manufacturing, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust.  

The college's innovative work experience programme matches the untapped potential of City College students with the needs of local employers. Work experience helps young people become better placed to enter employment and provides employers with a talent pipeline for their business.  Employers can get involved in many ways including traditional work experience, employability seminars and master classes and workplace visits.   

City College is in the top 3 for apprenticeship success rates for FE Colleges on the South Coast and is the largest provider of apprenticeships in Southampton.  A wide range of Apprenticeship frameworks are available:   


  • Accountancy
  • Business Administration
  • I.T


  • Construction
  • Bench Joinery
  • Bricklaying
  • Building Services
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Contracting
  • Electrical Installation
  • Heating & Ventilation
  • Painting & Decorating
  • Site Carpentry
  • Sustainable Built Environment

Health & Education

  • Early Years (Childcare)
  • Health & Social Care
  • Supported Teaching & Learning


  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Fabrication & Welding
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Motor Vehicle (light)
  • Motor Vehicle (heavy)


  • Boat Building
  • Marine Electrical
  • Marine Engineering

Service Industries

  • Barbering
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Hairdressing
  • Hospitality & Catering

To discuss your apprenticeship and business training requirements, or for further information, please contact the College's dedicated apprenticeship team - telephone 023 8057 7224 or email: