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Month: March 2017

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Quality of Apprentice Plastering Course leads to Horbury and Derby College Partnership

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

National construction business The Horbury Group is so impressed with the quality of Derby College’s plastering apprenticeship course that it wants to take on more trade apprentices via the college this year. The Rotherham-based company recruited Derbyshire plastering apprentice Brad Peters last July and now has plans to extend further similar opportunities to four more [Read more…]

Ilkeston Event Showcases Course and Career Options

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Derby College’s Ilkeston campus is opening its doors to the public for an information morning on Saturday April 1 between 10am and 12 noon. As well as a wide range of demonstrations, there will be the opportunity to try out various skills which are based at the £10 million purpose-built campus in Pimlico. Head of Ilkeston [Read more…]

J Tomlinson gas engineer a winner in the Building Communities Awards 2017

Monday, March 6th, 2017

J Tomlinson gas engineer Macauley Shaw has won the title of Apprentice of the Year (16-24) in the Building Communities Awards 2017. The 20-year-old scooped the accolade at an awards ceremony held at East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham. Macauley has been with Nottingham-based building services company J Tomlinson since leaving school at the age of [Read more…]

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