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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Award-Winning Brewery give Apprentices a Taste for Employment

Posted on 20 Jan 2020

Six ambitious individuals have signed career-enhancing apprenticeship contracts with a leading Manchester-based brewery. JW Lees have given six young people the chance to fulfil their career ambitions through a unique apprenticeship opportunity which will see them undertake the Commis chef programme. During their apprenticeship, these budding catering entrepreneurs will be employed within JW Lees’ pubs […]

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Greater Manchester Colleges nominated for TES FE Awards 2020

Posted on 14 Jan 2020

Congratulations to our local nominees! Find out more by clicking here FE College of the Year – Oldham College Apprenticeship Programme of the Year – Total People  Employer Engagement – The Manchester College FE Leader of the year – Lisa O’Loughlin, The Manchester College World Skills Unsung Hero – Joan Scott, Trafford Colleges Group

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