News

Award-winning alumni wow during Industry Week

Posted on 17 Feb 2020

Award-winning hair stylists, nail art influencers and celebrity makeup artists were among the VIP guests showcasing their skills and the careers on offer to hair and beauty students during an action-packed industry week at Trafford College Group. Afro hair stylist Naomi Brooks and Afro Barber of the Year Graham Grimshaw paid a return visit to […]

Read More

Apprenticeships are the way forward in Wigan Borough

Posted on 12 Feb 2020

A Wigan Borough teen is encouraging his peers to explore apprenticeships after securing a job in the engineering industry. Keon Smith, 16, is employed by MAP Engineering in Lowton and has recently started a three-year engineering apprenticeship after his employer sought funding from Wigan Council. A few months into his new role, Keon is keen […]

Read More

SME Support Grant allows Woof Club to take on Apprentice

Posted on 11 Feb 2020

Laura Matthews and Austin Broomhead started Woof Club, a day-care centre for dogs in March 2019. Based at Lomber Hey Farm in Stockport Woof Club offer an opportunity for dogs to play and socialise while their owners are at work as well as undertaking basic command training, agility play, breed specific activities, sensory / stimulation […]

Read More

Bury College Apprentices Recognised During National Celebration Event

Bury College celebrated National Apprenticeship Week 2020 with a series of certificate presentations to exceptional apprentices. The college is proud to have so many standout apprentices who are working hard towards securing industry-recognised qualifications whilst gaining on-the-job experience. Throughout National Apprenticeship Week, Gary Spann, Bury College Head of Employer Engagement, was delighted to meet with […]

Read More

Greater Manchester Apprenticeship Ambassadors and Employers celebrate during National Apprenticeship Week 2020

Posted on 6 Feb 2020

Wednesday 5th February 2020 brought together a number of the Greater Manchester (GM) Apprenticeship Ambassadors and their employers to celebrate at Lloyds Bank’s flagship branch on Market Street, Manchester. Project Manager, Matt Leigh opened the event with an update on the GM Apprenticeship Ambassador Programme’s achievements, which include: • Over 400 GM Apprenticeship Ambassadors trained […]

Read More

Mayor of Bury Recognises Achievement of Apprentice

The Mayor of Bury was delighted to meet a Bury College and Bury Council apprentice to join in celebrating an exceptional apprenticeship journey. The Mayor of Bury, Councillor Trevor Holt, was pleased to meet with ambitious Business Administration apprentice Shannon Wood who is working within the Social Development team at Bury Council. This was an […]

Read More

Dental Nurse Strides Towards Career Ambition

Posted on 24 Jan 2020

An ambitious dental practitioner is on her way to achieving her career dream after embarking on a Bury College apprenticeship. Mia Carswell has successfully completed her Level 2 Dental Nursing qualification and has progressed onto the Level 3 apprenticeship which she is due to complete in October 2020. Coming from a family of hardworking dental […]

Read More