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New Career Colleges chair switched on to deliver digital and creative skills to Birmingham youngsters

BT’s David Maher has been named as Chair of BMet’s Digital and Creative Career College board. Leading a 14-strong group, Maher who is the company’s Major Corporate and Public Sector Deputy General Manager will help BMet respond to major skills challenges facing the sector and prepare students for employment. “I see this as a real […]

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Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers

Employer News, News / 17 May 2017

Principal and Chief Executive of Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet), Andrew Cleaves said: “I am delighted to announce that we have today been notified that BMet have been accepted on to the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP). This means that BMet will continue to be one of the leading providers of apprenticeship training in Birmingham […]

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BMet set to make employers HS2 ready

BMet has pledged to meet the HS2 skills challenge with support from leading rail bodies. The College came together with the National College for High Speed Rail, the National Skills Academy for Rail and HS2 Limited to encourage businesses to explore recruitment, workforce development and HS2 tender opportunities. “Although the HS2 skills gap is one […]

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Insurance Protector builds brighter future

Apprentices at a Brierley Hill insurance broker were at the forefront of celebrations for the opening of their new premises. Insurance Protector officially launched their new office space in Quay House on the Waterfront where plans are now in place to more than treble its workforce in the next five years. This includes the recruitment […]

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Wesleyan apprentices graduate with permanent roles

Employer News, News, Press Release / 21 April 2017

Six apprentices have earned themselves permanent jobs at Wesleyan’s Birmingham head office after becoming the latest group to successfully graduate from the mutual’s 18 month training programme. The apprentices are the sixth group to complete the scheme the specialist financial services provider runs with Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet). The course was designed to provide an […]

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Persimmon Homes inspire future apprentices at Erdington Skills Centre

Employer News, News, Press Release / 29 March 2017

Students at BMet’s Erdington Skills Centre were visited by representatives from local building firm, Persimmon Homes, to talk about potential apprenticeships with their company. Construction Director, Trevor Brooks-Jones spoke to students about brickwork and carpentry careers as part of the recent National Apprenticeship Week. Students got a complete overview of the benefits of working with […]

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Role model apprentices recognised at college event

Employer News, News, Press Release / 28 March 2017

Three apprentices training at Stourbridge College have been congratulated on their career achievements and named inspiring role models for others. Accounts apprentice, Rhys Bridgens, electrical apprentice, Alicia Hewins and customer service apprentice, Jack Riese were presented with awards during a recruitment event held at the college. “These three are star apprentices who have made excellent […]

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