Standing side-by-side with leading employers in the area, Barnfield College is proud to be at the forefront of the Luton skills agenda.

We are passionate about shaping the workforce of the future. That is why we are dedicated to developing the talent pool that will champion and drive the local economy and make Luton town thrive.

We can help you to future-proof your business and gain a competitive edge in your industry through the provision of high-calibre apprentices, on-the-job training and recruitment support.

On-the-job training

We understand the importance of continual staff training for the success of an organisation. With limited resources available, in particular for small and medium-sized companies, our tailored training programmes are a cost-effective way for employers to enhance the skills of their employees and improve productivity.

From short courses to develop specific skills to qualifications such as apprenticeships, we’re confident that our industry-experienced teaching team can deliver the solution you need.

To find out more, call: 01582 569 569 or email: apprenticeships@barnfield.ac.uk

Hear more about Apprenticeships from employers we work with

We asked some of the employers we work with to tell us their thoughts about Apprenticeships with Barnfield.

Employer: MACS Plasterboard Systems Ltd
Name: Lorraine Bance
Please describe your business: We offer a comprehensive range of services which include Plastering, Dry Lining, Suspended and MF Ceilings, Traditional and self-levelling floor screeds and partitioning.
Why did you choose Barnfield College? We like to support local initiatives and have built up a good working relationship with Barnfield.
How many apprentices do you have? 5, 4 of which are with Barnfield College.
What are the benefits of having an apprentice? Having an apprentice fills the skills gap within the business. Teaching Apprentices helps senior staff to pass on their own knowledge and skills and in turn helps to develop a skilled workforce.
Would you recommend Barnfield College? Yes, I would.

Employer: London Luton Airport Operations Ltd
Name: Sam Maher
Please describe your business: Airport Services
Why did you choose Barnfield College? [Barnfield College is a reputable] local training provider.
How many apprentices do you have? 2; 1 Electrical and 1 Business Administration.
What are the benefits of having an apprentice? Long term, the benefits are sharing experience and building a young person into a professional adult, ready for working life.
Would you recommend Barnfield College? Yes…[Barnfield College is] well organised, with staff who want learners to achieve the best possible outcomes and are willing to support them.



As Luton’s premier vocational college, our students are at the heart of everything we do. From a diverse range of full-time, part-time and degree-level courses as well as high-quality apprenticeships to award-winning student support and partnerships with top employers, find out why Barnfield College is the place to be.


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