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Andy Walters's Press Release – November 2011 Archive (5)

Production students help Duran Duran put on a show


Putting a show on for Duran Duran requires major technical skills, and this autumn’s flagship Production Day visits for college students will demonstrate the efforts and skills required offstage as well as on.


The get-ins, rigging and sound checks won’t be seen by the thousands who come to watch the show, but they’ll be exclusively witnessed by Sussex Downs College students who are part of the National Skills Academy’s Founder further education college…


Added by Andy Walters on November 30, 2011 at 11:53 — No Comments

Sussex Downs College well placed to help with Apprenticeships following Minister's announcement


Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced new measures to ensure more young people benefit from an apprenticeship, and to help employers gain the skilled workers they need to grow.


Speaking alongside Skills Minister John Hayes at a business summit in London on 16 November, Dr Cable said that the Government would slash the red tape that can deter hard pressed firms from taking on apprentices and provide a financial incentive to help the smallest firms recruit their…


Added by Andy Walters on November 25, 2011 at 11:57 — No Comments

Unionlearn Quality Award for Sussex Downs College


Sussex Downs College has been awarded the TUC Unionlearn quality award for its Skills for Life programme that is delivered at the Hollingdean depot of City Clean in Brighton.

City Clean and City Parks deliver Brighton and Hove City Council’s refuse, recycling, streets and parks service. The depot in Hollingdean provides a thriving learning centre for staff, offering them the chance to develop their learning skills which will benefit them both in and outside…


Added by Andy Walters on November 25, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

Nick Hewer visits Sussex Downs College as part of Enterprise Week


PR guru and adviser to Lord Sugar, Nick Hewer, was in Lewes to make a keynote speech to business students’ at Sussex Downs College on Thursday 17 November.…


Added by Andy Walters on November 23, 2011 at 12:06 — No Comments

College continues to work with Momentum Services to recognise its high Customer Service promise on Eurostar



Another milestone completed for Momentum Services training.

Sussex Downs College is proud to continue to work with Momentum Services Ltd, who provide Eurostar, the high-speed passenger train operator which links…


Added by Andy Walters on November 14, 2011 at 13:25 — No Comments

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