New open days start at BCTG’s Construction Skills Centre in Midlands

New open days start at BCTG’s Construction Skills Centre in Midlands

BCTG Group, one of the top training specialists in the Midlands, has arranged a new series of “open afternoons” for potential trainees and employers. The new monthly events start from 1-4pm on Friday 21 May at the Construction Skills Centre at Kelvin Way Trading Estate in West Bromwich. With the timing closely linked to the government’s roadmap out of lockdown, there will then be additional open...

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In-Comm Training aims to create another 200 additional Apprenticeships with launch of ‘Equip the Recovery’ Campaign

In-Comm Training aims to create another 200 additional Apprenticeships with launch of ‘Equip the Recovery’ Campaign

One of the UK’s leading training providers is throwing its weight behind the UK’s economic bounce back by announcing a new Apprenticeship campaign designed to give firms the talent they need to grow. In-Comm Training, which already supports more than 750 apprentices across three Technical Academies in the Black Country and Shropshire, has launched ‘Equip the Recovery’ to help more employers look...

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New CPD resources now available to help online teaching, learning and assessments

New CPD resources now available to help online teaching, learning and assessments

A new suite of resources developed to help teachers with online learning, teaching and assessments were launched this on Thursday 25 March at an online event attended by teaching professionals from across the UK.  Ten interactive CPD (Continuing Professional Development) teaching exemplars, toolkit and guidance have been jointly developed by specialists from a group of colleges in West Midlands...

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Raluca’s graduate apprenticeship led to quick promotions at Birmingham gasket manufacturers

Raluca’s graduate apprenticeship led to quick promotions at Birmingham gasket manufacturers

A young graduate landed a job and then quick promotions at a Birmingham manufacturing company thanks to an apprenticeship provided by The Apprenticeship Works, part of Oldbury-based BCTG Group. Raluca Munteanu, aged 24, gained a BSc degree in Psychology with Criminology from Birmingham City University, but realised that extra qualifications would help her enter her chosen career of human...

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John Lewis funding boost delivers a perfect 10th birthday present for Miss Macaroon

John Lewis funding boost delivers a perfect 10th birthday present for Miss Macaroon

A Birmingham social enterprise that has made 2.5million macaroons for global brands, royalty and a host of celebrities is celebrating ten years in business this week. Miss Macaroon has grown from a desire to use macaroons to help people back into work into one of the City’s leading employability programmes and a destination food venue for local people and visitors. Formed by pastry chef Rosie...

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