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New partnership puts students in the driving seat to an amazing career

The Manchester College has partnered with Simpsons Skoda to provide students with valuable work experience and scholarships. 

The new partnership will open the door to incredible opportunities within the automotive sector, developing new skills and knowledge beyond the classroom and supporting our students on their journey to an amazing career.

Head of Department at The Manchester College, Ayub Moosa, said: “This relationship will give our students exceptional employability opportunities and real life, industry experience whilst they work towards recognised qualifications. Creating sustainable careers and a future skilled workforce.”

exceptional employability opportunities and real life, industry experience 

Neil Simpson, Managing Director of Simpsons Skoda, said: “With over 70 year’s history, Simpsons remain a family owned business driven by an unrelenting focus on the quality of its customer service and facilities.

Over recent years supporting education has become integral to Simpsons core business principles, we are now working with The Manchester College supporting the automotive sector, addressing the skills gap in the industry.

We deliver excellence by recruiting and training only the very best and most passionate staff. Having the right education and training in place remains fundamental to the future and continuing success of our business.

As a result of that approach we have had a permanent presence at the SKODA Worldwide Service Challenge Awards where only the very best are invited.”