The College currently works with hundreds of nationally and internationally recognised companies and organisations across many industry sectors, our partners include:


Vinci Construction UK

VINCI Construction UK is a national construction and facilities company and is the largest British subsidiary of VINCI. VINCI Construction UK has strong relationships with other VINCI companies and subsidiaries and, as a result, can leverage ideas, skills and entrepreneurial flair to deliver top-quality work in all sectors. VINCI companies in the UK turn over in the region of £2 billion per annum and employ circa 9000 employees.

VINCI offer a wide range of high-quality apprenticeships across many disciplines with us here at Stephenson College, including technical construction, civil engineering, quantity surveying, electrical maintenance, plumbing, mechanical engineering and business & administration

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Sanctuary Housing

Sanctuary Group is a housing and care provider set up in 1969 to deliver housing and care to those who need it most, and that original purpose still guides them today. They own and manage around 100,000 homes and, to help tackle the UK’s housing crisis are building 30,000 new homes by 2026. 

Sanctuary's award winning apprenticeship programme offers you a chance to study for practical construction qualifications while contributing to the success of a fast-paced, constantly evolving organisation. Apprentices work towards a recognised qualification while gaining fantastic practical experience at the same time.

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Petit Forestier

Formed in 1983 Petit Forestier is the market leader in refrigerated vehicle rental and contract hire in the UK. The company operates from 15 depots strategically located throughout the UK and are based in Tamworth. Its fleet of refrigerated vehicles exceeds 6,000 units, ranging from car-derived vans to trailers. 

Petit Forestier and Stephenson College formed a bespoke apprenticeship programme, the “Petit Forestier Apprenticeship Academy”, the first of its kind in the UK that results in apprentices being qualified in multiple disciplines. Once qualified, HGV motor vehicle technicians will be able to tackle any job put in front of them.

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Pullman Fleet Services

Pullman Fleet Services are the largest independent provider of commercial vehicle repair and maintenance in the UK and have been providing their expertise for over 35 years. Pullman offers a fantastic Apprentice Technician Programme in partnership with us here at Stephenson College.

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