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Wilson James Security Academy Broadens Students’ Horizons

Derby College has teamed up with a national leader in security solutions to highlight to students the wide range of career opportunities available in the industry. Wilson James work with a wide range of clients across the UK and Europe including cultural heritage venues, leading businesses, and regional airports. Students on the Public and Security [Read more…]

World Skills Triumph For Derby College Students

Derby College students have been flying the flag for vocational careers at the Skills Show at Birmingham’s NEC – the UK’s largest skills, apprenticeships and careers event. Firstly mature student Haralds Jonans (37) clinched the silver medal in the senior Plastering competition. Haralds, from Chaddesden, came to the UK from Latvia seven years ago and is [Read more…]

Derby College Apprentice Wins County Award

A trainee Quantity Surveyor who has recently completed an apprenticeship with Derby College has been hailed Apprentice of the Year in the Derbyshire Times Business Awards 2017. Matthew Hitchcock (19) from West Hallam works for Keyclad in Heage which is part of the Bowmer & Kirkland Group. He has attended Derby College on day release and [Read more…]

Healthcare Careers: Medical Research and Development

The second in a series of guides about health and social care careers. Read our previous article: An overview of the health and social care industry. If you want to save lives and help people, you don’t have to be on the front lines of patient care to make a difference. It’s not just doctors, [Read more…]