Steve Hargreaves

Steve Hargreaves | 01782 7 33490

I am passionate about education and I have worked in Schools, FE and HE. I have also worked for Npower and the Civil Service as an Employer Advisor. I have worked in liaison with Business for the past 12 years in various roles. I am a fully qualified Recruitment Consultant, Careers Adviser and a Work Based Learning Apprenticeship Tutor-Assessor. I was pleased to be involved in the ‘Moments of Choice’ research with the Careers and Enterprise Company and I am part of the National Educators Advisory Council for Barclays Life Skills. I am also Vice Chair of Governors for a local school and an Enterprise Advisor for the LEP/CEC.

Career highlights include running a successful Job Shop at Stoke on Trent College. Setting up a new WBL programme and new Sixth Form offer for City College; with national acclaim with visits from Prince Charles and Lord Berco. Recently, I am proud of the successful delivery of the Keele Research Innovation Support Programme and the impact this programme has had with Staffordshire SMEs and creating excellent learning opportunities for our undergraduates.

Areas of expertise: Work Based Learning - Internships and Placements, Business Development and Diagnostics, Business Consultancy, Innovation and Enterprise Advise, ERDF and Funding specialist, Business Engagement, Partnership Development, Social Media, Governance, Careers Advise and Apprenticeship Assessment.