A Haywards Heath car retailer has teamed up with a sixth form college to give students a taste of the real-life business world.
Caffyns Volkswagen has linked up with Haywards Heath Sixth Form College to provide BTEC Business Studies students with an insight into the business operations within the automotive industry.
In addition, Caffyns Volkswagen Haywards Heath has sponsored the college’s enrichment event, E2010, by providing a vehicle for licensed students to develop their driving skills.
Course co-ordinator for business at Haywards Heath Sixth Form College, Selene Edwards, said: “We are delighted to be working with Caffyns and are very grateful for their sponsorship.
“It is thanks to businesses like Caffyns who help provide our students with a valuable insight into real-life business scenarios.”
A total of 16 students from the two-year BTEC National Certificate in Business will visit the Volkswagen car retailer and spend time with key individuals understanding a typical days operations.
Brand manager at Caffyns Volkswagen, Mark Dunn, added: “As a local business we feel it’s important to help support our future generation of workers.
“The partnership with Haywards Heath Sixth Form College enables Caffyns to play an important role in local education and provide school leavers the opportunity to escape the classroom and learn real life skills.”