20 April 2020
Dear Employer Partner
I feel it is important that I keep in touch and continue to update you on what the college is doing to support our business community and those who are enrolled on our apprenticeship programmes.
We are committed to doing everything we possibly can to continue the delivery of high-quality apprenticeships to build the skills capabilities the country needs now and in the future. Delivery has continued remotely via our virtual learning environment Plumpton Online (POL) with tutors or programme managers engagement with apprentices ongoing. We have set up a dedicated community and employers information hub on our website to provide useful information and resources. Please let us know if there is anything further we should add to the site that you feel would be of benefit.
We want to make sure wherever possible, apprentices can continue and complete their apprenticeship, despite any break that they need to take as a result of COVID-19. Our objective is to support you in retaining your apprentice, and to help you plan with more certainty through this difficult period of disruption.
If your apprentice is faced with any of the above issues, please contact us to make sure we put in place the required support to minimise the impact. You can get in touch with their programme tutor, manager or contact our main college switchboard on 01273 890 454. Alternatively, you can email us email@example.com and we will come back to you.
Since the original 400-acre College farm was bought back in 1919, Plumpton College has certainly seen a lot of changes.