Harpal Lehal

Head of Apprenticeships & Skills

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Areas I look after:

As Head of Apprenticeships & Skills I oversee Apprenticeship provision across the group. This involves business planning, recruitment, monitoring quality and achievement.

Services I offer:

Employers – identifying business needs, support employers with recruitment of new staff and identifying development needs of existing staff and matching with suitable courses either funded via Apprenticeships funds or commercial.

Career summary:

I joined Uxbridge College 21 years ago. With over 30 years experience of working with public funded initiatives, I have extensive experience working in the public and private sector.

I am responsible for ensuring that the HCUC provides a high quality service to its employers and students. This includes the delivery of bespoke training programmes and developing new qualifications delivered to industry standards.

One big achievement I have had at HCUC: 

Supporting the growth of Apprenticeship provision at HCUC in being the biggest Apprenticeship provider in west London.

My key strengths:

Leadership skills, resourceful, ability to think out side of the box. Passionate about Apprenticeships and seeing individual getting onto a career ladder successfully completing their program and progressing onto bigger and better things.