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Congratulations and questions on summer results

News / 13 August 2020

BMet is today celebrating exam success with students but has strong reservations on how A level grades were awarded. A level students at BMet’s Sutton Coldfield College achieved a 99% pass rate and 55% of students guaranteed their place at university on the spot. The vocational pass rate for Level 3 BMet students was 100%.   […]

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Rail apprentice nationally and virtually rewarded on his road to success

News / 28 July 2020

An engineering student at BMet College has been officially named as the “Apprentice of the Year” at a national online awards ceremony. Dean Robinson, a level 3 apprentice, who works as a technician at West Midlands Rail, was recognised for his great achievements at the National Training Academy for Rail (NTAR) Apprenticeship Awards. The annual […]

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BMet Unlocked

News / 9 July 2020

A message from our Principal Cliff Hall: Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 and the national closure of schools and colleges, BMet college buildings remain closed for the summer term and teaching continued remotely. We have though been busy preparing to re-open safely and have put several safety measures in place. We have done […]

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Launch of BMet Career Advance – your Restart and Retrain Academy

News / 8 July 2020

BMet have today, 8th July announced the launch of its new skills and training academy to boost the skills of job seekers across the city. Not simply limited to job seekers the academy will offer upskilling and retraining opportunities for everyone. Called BMet Career Advance – the new academy is set to offer career ready […]

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Virtual ceremony showcases college student excellence

News / 2 July 2020

Students across a range of courses at BMet’s Sutton Coldfield College and A Level Centre, have been officially recognised for their outstanding achievements at a special virtual ceremony. Twenty-three learners were honoured for their hard work at the college’s annual End of Year Celebration Awards  – this year via Microsoft Teams. The vibrant online event, […]

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Rebuild: a skills led recovery plan

News / 18 June 2020

To avoid the mistakes of past recessions, government should focus on skills to get the most at risk 764,000 people back into secure work ‘Rebuild: a skills led recovery plan’, published by the Association of Colleges, warns of increased demand for college places as high unemployment crowds young people out of the labour market; large […]

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New business development recruits create virtual opportunities for BMet students

News / 11 June 2020

Two new BMet Work Placement Co-ordinators are using their enterprising minds to create student work placement opportunities– and all by virtual means! Coby Hatton and Andy Fisher recently joined BMet with the remit of finding students ‘real’ work experience opportunities. The talented duo will match students with suitable opportunities and in the current climate, that […]

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BMet stand with those appalled by George Floyd Death

News / 4 June 2020

We stand alongside all those who are appalled and horrified by the way George Floyd died and hope that justice and accountability follow. A truly devastating situation, which alongside other global tragedies, has been recognised internationally, nationally and locally. Natalie Alleyne Chair of the BMet BAME Network discusses the profound impact it has had on […]

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BMet students celebrate sporting success

News / 15 May 2020

Sport students from BMet have shown that being in lockdown has not stopped them being top of the class! The driven competitors have achieved a second-place title overall in the coveted AoC Sport Lockdown Challenges – created in place of the 2020 National Championships. The virtual inter-college online challenges, took place through AoC’s social media […]

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