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Month: March 2019

Barbara C: I like knowing that I make a difference to people’s lives 

Friday, March 29th, 2019

Barbara studied for her Business Administration NVQ Level 3 at Derby College. Her qualification allowed her to achieve her ambition of making a difference to people’s lives. She currently works for the Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and agreed to speak to our Alumni Team about her career journey so far.    Barbara hadn’t always [Read more…]

Peter G: “I worked as everything from a barman to a forklift driver before I went to Derby College and now I’m building aero engines” 

Friday, March 29th, 2019

Peter Grant did an Adult Apprenticeship with Derby College and Rolls-Royce. Now an Engine Fitter with Rolls-Royce, Peter spoke to our ALumni Team about his experiences of returning to the classroom as a mature student and what the opportunity has meant for him.    “I worked as everything from a barman to a forklift driver [Read more…]