Local Businesses Visit College for Careers and Employability Fair

Over 25 local companies and employers visited us to take part in our Careers and Employability Fair, giving students and the public an opportunity to talk about employment, Apprenticeships, and training.

Throughout the day the University Centre Farnborough building was buzzing with noise as the visiting employers were joined by our current students, and over 300 students and staff from local schools including Cove, Sandhurst, Fernhill, Costello, and the newly formed Alderwood school.

At 4pm the event became open to the public, and we had over 90 people visiting to talk to employers, and visit us for our first Higher Education and Part Time course open event of the calendar year.

Below are the employers who visited the college, with a little more information about who they are, and what they do!




Leapfrog Internet Marketing is a digital marketing agency based in Fleet specialising in Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). SEO is the art and science of getting a website on Google page 1, and is a powerful marketing channel to grow businesses.

Leapfrog help local businesses get found online by new customers, using digital marketing skills and techniques. With over a trillion searches per year made on Google globally, there is a growing demand for digital marketers in this area.




Amazon Filters is a family own and run company who were founded in 1985. We design and manufacture an extensive range of liquid filtration systems, providing one of the widest selections of filtration vessels, depth filters and pleated cartridges available today. As one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of filtration systems, Amazon Filters is able to offer a solution to meet all filtration requirements. Amazon is proud of its reputation in supplying one of the largest ranges of filter housings available on the market, with quality, delivery and customisation to the fore, along with our renowned attention to detail and are proud to have all business departments on a single site in Camberley.

Our plans for the future are clear: we intend Amazon to be recognised worldwide as a name synonymous with high quality, well-engineered solutions to filtration problems. We are committed to achieving this aim, and we strive for excellence in the key areas of product quality and performance, Customer Service, delivery and application knowledge to help us achieve these goals.


In a world which is changing with bewildering speed, The Royal Air Force stays alert to the many challenges of war and peace.  In trouble spots around the globe we help police the skies and maintain the UK’s role in the international arena.  Overseas we bring aid and protection to the victims of disaster and war.  At home, we defend the UK airspace and provide a lifeline to many in times of emergency.

The jobs we do are vital, demanding high standards and commitment.  In return, we offer excellent career prospects; competitive pay; ongoing professional management and personal development training; responsibility, challenge and variety; and opportunities for travel, sport and adventure.

Opportunities currently available:  Aircrew, Engineering, Air Traffic and Aerospace Battle Manager, Logistics, Administration, Provost, RAF Regiment, Catering, Medical and Nursing, Physical Education, Training, Intelligence and Flight Operations and apprenticeships.




Classic Race Simulators are the UK’s number one mobile race simula3on company. Providing a fantasic, real-world racing experience – unlike anything most people will have previously enjoyed. Beau3fully craCed bodywork combines with state-of-the-art computer software and hardware to put you in the driver’s seat of some of the worlds most iconic cars and racing circuits let us help you drive in the tyre tracks of your heroes!

There is nothing like this anywhere else in the market. The simulators are simply beau3ful objects and will enhance any environment. This is an excitng and fun experience and customers love the fact that they can be linked together for a competitive racing experience while guests can view all the racing action in real time on big screens.

Panasonic Avionics is the market leader in the world of In Flight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC), offering sophisticated products and unparalleled service levels to deliver the ultimate in-flight experience through video, audio, games, software applications and telecommunications.

For more than 35 years, Panasonic Avionics has strengthened the connection between the world’s airlines and their passengers. We are recognized globally for our experience and leadership in product innovation and customization, system reliability, and customer care.

We collaborate with over 300 airline customers to develop inflight entertainment and communications (IFEC) solutions that are designed to meet their unique fleet, brand, operations, and business requirements, based on state-of-the-art technology, connectivity, and industry know-how. Based on the results of awards from organizations such as APEX and Skytrax, the world’s award-winningest airlines are all customers of Panasonic. Every year, more than 500 million passengers enjoy an amazing entertainment experience flying onboard Panasonic-equipped aircraft.

Decathlon, a network of innovative retail chain and brands providing enjoyment for all sports people.

At Decathlon, 70,000 of us live our common Purpose on a daily basis: “to make the pleasure and benefits of sport accessible to all”.
In every country where we are present, we share a strong and unique company culture, reinforced by our two values: Vitality and Responsibility.

At Decathlon, we place innovation at the heart of our activities: from research to retail, including design, production and logistics. Our twenty Passion Brand teams channel all their energy in to developing technical, good-looking and simple products, always at the lowest possible prices.

These products are aimed at all sports enthusiasts, from beginners to experts, and are sold exclusively at Decathlon.

Home Instead Farnborough, Farnham and Fleet is proud to support older adults to remain independent in their own homes.

We were delighted to be rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission in 2017.

The Inspector said about us: “There was a strong visible person centred culture within the service. A model of personalised and compassionate care, which focused on the whole person was a golden thread that ran through the whole of the service.” 

It all begins with the type of individual we recruit to care for our clients –  compassion is more important than experience. Our CAREGivers are chosen for their compassion and respect for vulnerable people. They are trained to a high standard, and have specialist on-going training such as Dementia Awareness City and Guilds which allows the CAREGiver to have a greater understanding of the condition their client may be living with.

When you have regular clients you look forward to seeing them, and the time you spend with them may be the best part of their day and yours!

“Focus 21 Visual Communications Ltd are a dynamic and leading engineering company in the audiovisual (AV) and videoconferencing industry. Since 1998 Focus 21 have provided AV services for the public, commercial and residential marketplaces. Our services are available throughout the UK and Europe.

Our AV technicians project manage, install and maintain professional AV facilities. We also set up, operate and maintain multimedia equipment for corporate meetings and events additionally we provide engineering support and materials ranging from a simple PowerPoint presentation to multi-site conference support services including lighting and laser displays.”

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