Chichester College Group - February 2021 Newsletter

Published: 11 Feb 2021

Welcome to the February update from the Chichester College Group. Despite the further challenges lockdown life continues to bring, we do have some really exciting developments and updates.  
Firstly the Government has extended their Additional Incentives Scheme for taking on an apprentice until the end of March 2021. During February we also have National Apprenticeship Week, with the theme of 'Building the Future', so please share your motivating stories or achievements with us at

We have also launched a fascinating free flexible course offer, including a range of topics from Digital Business Skills through to Mental Health. Finally we have introduced a range of new professional IT qualifications delivered live online which include Adobe, Microsoft, CompTIA and ITIL.  
Please take some time to read through these exciting updates and stay safe. 


Free Online Courses (VRQ's)
Click here to learn more about our incredible FREE online courses, which will provide a flexible approach to you and your employees' learning - from Digital Skills to Mental Health. 


Apprenticeship Incentive Scheme Extended
Click here to learn how you can receive £3,000 plus obtaining a motivated young apprentice. The chancellor has extended the Apprenticeship Incentive Scheme until March 2021, so don't miss the opportunity to develop your talent pool. 


National Apprenticeship Week (8th-14th February)
This year we want to shine a light on how apprentices of all ages and backgrounds are helping to transform businesses across the country. Please share your motivating stories or achievements with us at


COVID Update
Due to the National Lockdown enforced on 6th January we have been forced to close all our colleges and have been operating remotely since. For more information on what this means for you, please head to our website.



Click here to learn more about Chichester College Group's involvement with Kickstart; we are acting as an intermediary to support local employers access the £2 billion Kickstart scheme.  


+ Grow your own talent pool
+ Provide mentoring opportunities to develop your staff
+ Align and enhance your corporate social responsibility strategy.

We need employers to offer us industry placements, work experience, guest speakers and virtual tours/industry insights.

Want to get involved? Contact us at




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