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Spring & Summer Learning

Come and take a look at our part-time learning opportunities starting this Spring and Summertime. Our courses have been designed for adults who are looking to pursue a hobby or learn a new skill. This year we also have a selection of adult and child learning workshops to inspire the whole family. Found the right [Read more…]

Prince’s Trust Team In Line For National Award

Staff from Derby College and a group of local young people have reached the finals of the Prince’s Trust annual Celebrate Success awards which will be presented at the London Palladium on March 15 and hosted by television presenters Ant and Dec. The team, who were based at the College’s Ilkeston campus for their 12-week Prince’s [Read more…]

Your transferable skills could land you a dream job

Transferable skills are abilities, knowledge and training that can be applied to many different aspects of your life and in this case, your career. This is great news for anyone looking for a career change or your first step onto the career ladder – recognising what your transferable skills are, how you can apply them [Read more…]

Successful women give their tips for balancing a family and a career

With the growth in employers offering flexible working patterns, part-time opportunities, plus greater support, it’s possible to balance the needs of a family with your career and learning ambitions. We were inspired by the examples of these five successful women who have spoken about their experiences of climbing the career ladder whilst balancing the responsibilities [Read more…]