City College Plymouth has now come to the end of its fundraising for the year for the College’s nominated charity, St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth.
Over the last 12 months, the College has raised a staggering £6,909.32 for the local charity, with students and staff getting involved in various activities from car washes to selling American sweets.
On Friday 26 September, City College Plymouth celebrated the twinning of the College with the Human Technical Development Training Centre in Lira, a town in the North of Uganda.
The Principal of the Training Centre, Kalisto Agea Ogwang, visited City College for the first time as part of a week-long visit, funded by the British Council. During the week, Kalisto met staff and students at the College in order to share best practice and to help shape the future of the Training Centre.
Local employers including Babcock, the NHS and Rock City Stage Crew will be offering industry insight to Year 10 and 11 students during City College Plymouth’s week of free course taster sessions, during October half term. From Monday 27 to Friday 31 October, half day sessions will be run at the College, offering young people a chance to find out more about the courses on offer and ‘do it for real’.
On Friday 26 September, City College Plymouth will be celebrating the twinning of the College with the Human Technical Development Training Centre in Lira, a town in the North of Uganda.
The Principal of the Training Centre, Kalisto Agea Ogwang, is visiting City College for the first time, as part of a week-long visit, funded by the British Council. During the week, Kalisto will meet staff and students at the College in order to pick up on new skills and interests and to get a vision of what he wants to do for the future of the Training Centre.
The College is ensuring that the young people of Plymouth still have the opportunity to pursue the career of their choice by extending its course enrolment window until the end of October.
Due to popular demand, courses across a wide variety of vocational areas are accepting late enrolments to give people the opportunity to make the right decision for their future.
The College's successful business breakfast events are back! The next event will be taking place in the College’s PL1 Restaurant on Friday 12 September with special guest speaker, Alexis Bowater, award-winning journalist and presenter with nearly 20 years’ experience working within the media industry.
Business breakfast events are held termly and offer a great opportunity for business professionals to gain updates on College activities and topical insights into changes in the local business world.
City College Plymouth has launched its new part-time course guide for 2014/15. The guide provides information about the wide range of part-time courses on offer at the College – from management and leadership to welding, and plumbing and gas to marketing!
The College’s part-time courses are ideal for those who want to return to learn, improve their career opportunities, update their skills or develop a new interest.
An exciting new secondary school offering vocational training alongside traditional academic qualifications has been given Government approval to open in Plymouth in September 2015.
Back for its second year, this fun and vibrant community day welcomes everyone to Kings Road for lots of activities and entertainment, but also the opportunity for anyone looking to improve their career prospects; change career path; return to work; or learn a new skill, to find out more information.
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Whether you are looking for a job, a part-time course to boost your CV, or are considering an alternative to A Levels or university, this drop-in session is for you!
The drop-in is a great opportunity for you to: