New partnership offers T-level students an introduction to the digital world

South Essex College is delighted to announce a new partnership with Microtill, the UK’s leading Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) provider to the Leased & Tenanted Licensed industry.

The partnership will allow students studying  a Level 3  T-Level in Digital Production, Design and Development to complete the work experience element of their course and arm them with the skills and knowledge to enter the industry by offering them placements at the company.

T-Levels combine classroom study with on-the-job training as part of a substantial industry placement. 

The partnership aims to aid the students’ learning experience and expand their insight into the world of leisure and hospitality. Students will get an idea of what a business looks like, how they operate, and gain knowledge of the company’s production, management and maintenance processes.

Course leader, Jay Alexander said: “This partnership has exceeded our expectations. We will be arranging guest speaker events throughout the year and  proposed employees with different job roles will come in throughout the first year to share their project and responsibilities, help set aspirations and give students a reference point for what their placement may look like and the careers ahead of them.”

Students will gain insight into the working life of a digital professional.

Scott Hendry from Microtill said: “We are extremely proud to embark upon a newly created Business Design Initiative, working in close collaboration with the talented and energetic student base at South Essex College.

“As a well-established college with a strong history of student excellence, it was the perfect fit for Microtill to invest in the local area and open our doors to aid the learning experience.

“With a project that aims to explore exciting ways in which technology could aid the entire customer experience journey from start to end, we are sure to immerse ourselves in a wealth of ideas, creativity and fun.”

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