Meet the Team

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​Caron Edwards

Head of Apprenticeships

Caron has been involved in apprenticeship provision at the college for 21 years in her current position as Head of Apprenticeships and in her previous roles as Head of MIS and Contract and Performance Manager. Caron oversees the Apprenticeship delivery across North Star and Queens Drive campuses driving growth, development, performance and quality of provision to meet the needs of employers and apprentices.


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Sharon Jones

Apprenticeship Delivery Manager – Business Services

Sharon is the Apprenticeships Manager at New College Swindon, having worked in the Apprenticeships field for over 25 years. She is passionate about ensuring that our Apprenticeships delivery meets the needs of employers in a variety of industries. Sharon will work with you to enhance and upskill your workforce through quality Apprenticeships.

She has extensive experience in advising and working with young people, to ensure Apprenticeships are the right route to their career path and is never too busy to spend time to help them secure the right job and training opportunity.


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Steph Smith

Apprenticeship Delivery Manager – Apprentice Experience




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Caroline Maycock

Business Development Manager - Apprenticeships

As a Business Development Manager for Apprenticeships, Caroline is responsible for promoting the benefits of an Apprenticeship to both employers and learners.

Caroline has gained over 30 years combined private and public sector work experience and has a strong commercial background. She would be pleased to meet at your convenience and discuss your requirements to offer you a business solution.