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17 February 2017
In an ever-changing and fast-paced corporate world, training and development is an indispensable function.  Whether it’s learning how to effectively manage a team, or oversee wellbeing within the workplace, City College Plymouth is running a...
16 February 2017
With career progression opportunities up to degree level, and more than 170 industry options available, Apprenticeships have never been a more attractive proposition for young people looking to start their careers. Also, the Government target of...
November 2015
Pre-Apprenticeship was the Entrée to Local Man’s Dream Catering Job A local man says that his Pre-Apprenticeship was the ideal way to achieve the grades he needed to start his Apprenticeship in the catering industry. Jayce...more.
October 2015
Plymouth Students Meet Minister at Welsh Assembly Students from City College Plymouth met with the Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, on a trip to the Welsh Assembly earlier this month. Ken Skates...more.
College Students Give Rugby a Try at Festival As part of the national Festival of Rugby 2015, 130 students from City College Plymouth took part in the ‘Rugby Mega Festival’ at Plymouth Albion Rugby Club....more.
Biology Week: Ready, Bready, Bake As part of the Royal Society of Biology’s ‘Biology Week 2015’, staff and students from City College Plymouth were invited to put their creative culinary skills...more.
College Celebrates Silver Hat-trick at Televised Award Ceremony City College Plymouth has won three silver awards at the annual Pearson Teaching Awards, which will be broadcast as ‘Britain’s Classroom Heroes’ on BBC2 at 6....more.
College Welcomes Principal from Uganda City College Plymouth has welcomed Principal Kalisto Agea Ogwang from their twin College, the Human Technical Development Training Centre in Africa.more.
Think Apprenticeships aren’t as valuable as other qualifications? Think again. Julie McLean MBE from City College Plymouth sets the record straight … Over my many years working at the College, I have seen so many young people’s lives...more.
Greenergy Recruits First Apprentice at its Plymouth Fuel Terminal Greenergy, the UK’s largest road fuel supplier, has extended its Apprenticeship scheme to its Plymouth fuel distribution site. Michael Fesler, a Plymouth...more.
College Awarded Healthy College Quality Mark City College Plymouth has been awarded the Healthy College Quality Mark at bronze level. Co-ordinated by Plymouth City Council in partnership with Plymouth...more.
Local Businessman Says Apprenticeships are the ‘Best Thing’ for his Garage Sam Burnett, the owner of Burnett Autocare, Stonehouse, explains why he is keen to employ apprentices in his business. Sam’s interest in cars was what got him...more.
Work Experience Should Be a National Priority South West businesspeople and education leaders call for under 16 work experience to be a national priority. Devon and Plymouth Chamber of Commerce reports...more.
Apprentices Could Earn £50,000 More than Graduates A new report shows that, across a lifetime, those who choose a Higher Apprenticeship will earn £50,000 more than many university graduates. The report was...more.
Community Police Officers Visit College As part of an outreach to local young people, Community Police Officers are visiting City College Plymouth to get involved in new students’ welcome activities...more.
Local College to Host Royal Navy Culinary Arts Team The Royal Navy Culinary Arts Team will be presenting their Parade de Chefs final practice on Friday 9 October at City College Plymouth’s highly regarded PL1...more.
Riverford Farm’s ‘FE and Food Plea’ Applauded by Local Chef The boss of Devon-based Riverford Organic Farms, Guy Watson, made national press this week with his plea to save further education in order to ensure the...more.
September 2015
First Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony for City On Saturday 26 September, higher and advanced apprentices from across the City came together, donning the traditional cap and gown, along with parents,...more.