Employer links

Natspec colleges work with an average of 21 employers

Working with employers

Natspec colleges work with an average of 21 employers.

The Natspec Employment Forum meets three times per year to share good practice. In 2017, the Employment Forum covered Disability Confident and share ideas about closing the employment gap for people with disabilities.

Employer Survey

Each year we conduct a survey of employers to understand their needs and measure satisfaction with the college relationship.

Key facts from the 2017 survey include:

  • 96% of employers rated colleges as good or outstanding in setting up work placements;
  • 76% of employers rated college staff as providing good or outstanding support to students during a placement;
  • 94% of employers said that college staff were clear about the expectations of them.

Survey results

Read the results of our latest employer survey.