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Tried and trusted by employers to deliver success, Dudley College of Technology is the provider of choice for hundreds of businesses in the West Midlands and further afield. Read on to learn more about the experiences and success stories shared by our trusted partners.

E.ON Next

E.ON Next has been collaborating with Dudley College for a while. Our objectives are fully aligned, and we are both committed to making a positive impact on the community. We support T Level qualifications and the possibility of providing apprenticeship placements in low-carbon solutions.

Stewart Hartshorne, Training and Development Specialist

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During our collaboration with Dudley College, they have consistently demonstrated unwavering support for our goals. The students have exhibited remarkable enthusiasm and a genuine eagerness to acquire knowledge. The college harbours ambitious aspirations and is committed to the success of each staff member and student. They have fully embraced our commitments and have expressed a desire to further strengthen our partnership by establishing a solutions centre that provides top-notch training in cutting-edge low-carbon solutions. Additionally, the college aims to reduce its carbon footprint by transforming the centre into a self-sustaining entity through the installation of solar panels, battery storage, and ground/air source heat pumps for heating purposes. This will allow the students to understand and train on the latest products and fit into our customers' homes in the future.

GCG Electrical Wholesalers

GCG Electrical Wholesalers is part of Edmundson Electrical; the UK's largest Electrical Wholesaler, distributing an extensive range of top branded products from the world's leading manufacturers.

Mark Bailey, Sales Representative

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Other than supplying materials for the college for the use of the students, we also donate prizes in the form of tool kits for the end of year awards ceremony to the pupils that have excelled in their course. I have also donated sample light fittings, displays and posters as I know they can be of use to the college. It is great when visiting the college, I see students that work as apprentices for our customers. When I see them on our counter or their work place, they talk highly of the college and the lecturers there. Finally, I would HIGHLY recommend Dudley college if parents are considering their children attending further education. I can speak from experience that I thoroughly enjoyed my time there. My son attends Dudley College and also speaks highly of his course and lecturers. On campus I see lots of positive interaction between staff and students. When I speak to apprentices out of the college environment they talk highly of their course, fantastic facilities and staff that teach them. I look forward to many more years working with the Dudley College electrical team.

Fieldpiece Instruments

For the past five years, Fieldpiece Instruments has proudly collaborated with Dudley College in the HVAC/R sector. Our partnership has been instrumental in supporting the college with cutting-edge instruments, specialized tooling, and comprehensive training programs. Together, we have empowered students with the knowledge and tools they need to excel in the dynamic field of the HVAC/R industry.

Kyle Chester-Marsden, Technical Sales Engineer

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At Fieldpiece Instruments, we've had the pleasure of working closely with Dudley College over the past five years, and we've consistently been impressed by their professionalism and dedication to excellence. From our initial contact, they've shown a remarkable commitment to ensuring the success of their students. Their expansion of services and equipment over this period is a testament to their forward-thinking approach and commitment to staying at the forefront of HVAC/R education. It's been a privilege to collaborate with such a reputable institution, and we look forward to continuing our partnership for years to come.

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