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September 2010 Press Releases (43)

Following in his father’s footsteps a plumb job for Antony

The prospect of following in your father’s footsteps is familiar to many people, but this concept has now become a reality in the case of Antony Crossman from Bordon.

Antony, 28, had been working in telesales, but, after feeling unfulfilled, decided to take a leaf out of his father’s book and switch to a more hands-on career.

The former telesales worker retrained with New Career Skills, the same company his father,…

Added by Lisa Barry on September 29, 2010 at 12:00 — No Comments

MP Gets to Grips with Green Energy

WINCHESTER and Chandler’s Ford MP, Steve Brine, got to grips with all things green as he visited training company, New Career Skills, on Friday (September 24).

Mr Brine visited the firm in Chandler’s Ford to see how it was training people from all walks of life and helping them to find careers in the renewable energy industry.

New Career Skills retrains mature career changers for jobs as plumbers, green engineers and electricians. In the…

Added by Lisa Barry on September 29, 2010 at 12:00 — No Comments

Former Photography Student's Work Featured in National Calendar

A former Southampton City College student is to have her photography featured in the prestigious Countryfile calendar after being announced as one of twelve winners of a national competition.…


Added by Laura Downton on September 29, 2010 at 8:26 — No Comments

Wed you believe it: Student graduates and gets married all in less than 24 hours!

Cheryl Stanbrook, 23, from Canvey…


Added by Dean Newman on September 28, 2010 at 15:00 — No Comments

Apprentices in Health and Social Care at Bedford College - putting theory into practice

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Stephanie Lowe pictured (right) working with a client and at Headway…


Added by Sue Gough on September 28, 2010 at 10:58 — No Comments

Shannon serves up a SPAM sensation!

Central Sussex College Catering 14-16 student, Shannon Stenning is celebrating victory in the regional heats of the SPAM® Cook of the Year 2010 contest, after her 'SPAM Rosti' was chosen to represent the South East in the National Finals.

Fifteen-year-old Shannon, who lives in Burgess Hill, is already well on her way to a career in professional cookery. As part of her 'Increased Flexibility Course', Shannon studies for three…


Added by Victoria Lockwood on September 28, 2010 at 8:51 — No Comments

New Apprentice Recruitment Site

ZootAlore! Group has launched an updated version of its very successful Apprentice Recruitment web site FindMeAnApprentice.com. The new site is more informative for young people and easier for employers to upload and manage vacancies.

Providers wishing to place young people with employers on Apprenticeship programmes will also now benefit from the sites new call centre in Manchester where recruitment consultants work with providers and employers to arrange interviews…

Added by Adrian Oldfield on September 28, 2010 at 7:40 — No Comments

Oaklands College embraces British Film Industry

A little corner of Hollywood is coming to Oaklands College this autumn as it plays host to an independent film company,…


Added by Angela Anderson on September 27, 2010 at 15:28 — No Comments

Creative Collaboration

Croydon Higher Education College’s department of Art, Design and Media have joined forces with John Lewis at home to commission a piece of work by a local up-and-coming artist to display in their new shop on Purley Way.

The competition, which launched on Monday 20 September, is open to second and third year degree students studying for the BA (Hons) degree in Fine Art, Graphic Design and Photography, as well as recent graduates.

Jenny Knight, Head of Art, Design and Media at…


Added by Holly Patton on September 24, 2010 at 13:51 — No Comments

Partnership agreement gives boost to healthcare education in Wakefield

L to R: Kaye Fisher, Wakefield College Deputy Principal, Jess Moxon, Healthcare Assistant Educational Facilitator, Sue Griffiths, Wakefield College Principal, Julia Squire, Chief Executive at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Lynne Walker, Assistant Educational Facilitator at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Richard Firth, Acting Head of Organisational…

Added by Wakefield College on September 24, 2010 at 10:34 — No Comments

New workshops and impartial support services

G Acceleration, an independent company that provides management support for the learning and skills sector and the business community has expanded its services and now offers a range of…


Added by Gerald Crittle on September 23, 2010 at 16:35 — No Comments

How to train a ‘Dragon’: College enters the ‘Den’ of Peter Jones’ new Skills Academy for Enterprise

South Essex College of Further and Higher Education has become one of five commissioning colleges in the UK to join the prestigious new National Enterprise Academy.

The brainchild of Dragon’s Den star,…


Added by Dean Newman on September 23, 2010 at 15:55 — No Comments

Partnership Scores For Both Sides

Derby College has teamed up with Derby Rugby Club to provide construction students with valuable work experience – carrying out maintenance projects at the Haslam’s Lane clubhouse.

Full time students have so far completed painting and decorating at the clubhouse entrance way. Imminent projects will include further decorating and brickwork repairs to outbuildings at the ground.

Derby College Lecturer Gary Mangnall explained: “The Rugby Club is effectively the students’… Continue

Added by Rebecca Hinds on September 23, 2010 at 14:36 — No Comments

Army Plans for Natasha

Former Derby College student Natasha Ward (18) from Ilkeston has clinched a coveted place with the Army to follow her dream of working with animals.

Natasha has just completed a level three course in Animal Management with triple distinctions (which is the equivalent to three A grades at A level) and has been accepted in the Army to train to be a Veterinary Technician. She will start basic training at Pirbright in April before progressing onto… Continue

Added by Rebecca Hinds on September 23, 2010 at 14:03 — No Comments

Coleg Glan Hafren tackles youth disengagement head on

Cardiff’s largest Further Education college, Coleg Glan Hafren, will be running two new one-year courses from this September aimed specifically at getting young people leaving care who are not in education, employment or training back into the educational system.

The college is working in partnership with Cardiff City Council, Careers Wales and the Leaving Care Service in Cardiff to address the problem of disengaged young people, in particular those who have previously been, or are… Continue

Added by Emma Bell on September 23, 2010 at 12:18 — No Comments

CRM4FE Self Service Customer Portal released

The Leading provider of CRM for FE…


Added by Paul King on September 23, 2010 at 11:30 — No Comments

Barry College duo set to cater to the Ryder Cup crowds

Barry College Chef Lecturer Kevin Fairlie and student Hayden Boswell are set to help cater to the stars and high flyers of the golfing world next week at the Ryder Cup.…


Added by Chris Baker on September 23, 2010 at 9:51 — No Comments

Lewisham Lad Wins Fashion Final

On Monday night David Short became the first boy in the history of the F.A.D Junior Awards to

be crowned winner, in an emotional catwalk final at Vauxhall Fashion Scout.

The stunned 17 year-old from Lewisham College took to the catwalk with his model to celebrate

winning a coveted design placement with London based designers, Religion. His emerald green

dress won unanimous approval from this year’s industry jury, combining Medieval and

Renaissance luxury with Mad…


Added by Rebecca Moore on September 23, 2010 at 9:43 — No Comments

Historic building now open at South Thames College

South Thames College's Wandsworth campus is now looking better than ever. The last of the scaffolding…


Added by South Thames College on September 23, 2010 at 8:27 — No Comments

WW2 Re-enactment for South Thames College Teen

17 year old South Thames College student Eric Ghunney has just returned from a once in a lifetime trip. He was part of a team of young people from Croydon recreating Operation Market Garden, the most famous military parachute assault in history over Arnhem, Netherlands on September 17th 1944.…


Added by South Thames College on September 23, 2010 at 8:20 — No Comments

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