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BMet Fellowship Award presented to Knowhow senior manager

Employer News, News / 5 December 2018

A BMet Fellowship has been presented to Phil Knowles, Head of Technical Development at Team Knowhow, part of Dixons Carphone. The Fellowship was awarded in recognition of Phil’s role in developing Team Knowhow’s first apprenticeship scheme in electrical and electronic servicing for white goods. He currently leads on the development of over 5,000 colleagues within […]

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HydraForce’s Daniel Millington wins 2018 UK Advanced Apprentice of the Year

Employer News, News, Press Release / 3 December 2018

BMet’s student governor, Daniel Millington of HydraForce Ltd, the Birmingham-based manufacturer of hydraulic valves and manifold systems, has won the award for Advanced Apprentice of the Year for the UK. The National Apprenticeship award ceremony that took place at the Old Billingsgate in London, saw Daniel compete against eight other competitors in his field, including […]

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Morgan Hunt Resilience Award rewards higher education success of BMW technician

Employer News, News, Press Release / 15 November 2018

An engineering technician has been named the first recipient of an award created by BMet in partnership with Morgan Hunt to recognise higher education achievement. Bilal Suleman was presented with the Morgan Hunt Resilience Award at the college’s higher education awards ceremony. “I’m honoured to receive the award,” said Bilal who lives in Leicester. “For […]

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BMet Fellowship Award presented to Sigma Managing Director

Employer News, News / 12 November 2018

A BMet Fellowship has been presented to Mike Harfield, Managing Director at Sigma Financial Group Ltd. Fellowships are awarded annually by the college to individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to the college over a period of time. Business outsourcing firm, Sigma has experienced significant growth over the last three years. Throughout this period, […]

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Double award recognition for engineer and student governor, Daniel

Employer News, News, Press Release / 5 November 2018

BMet’s student governor, Daniel Millington is celebrating double apprenticeship award success. The technician at Hydraforce Ltd received the runner-up award for EEF (Engineering Employer’s Federation) Apprentice of the Year for the Midlands. He is also the Rolls-Royce Regional Advanced Apprenticeship Award winner in the National Apprenticeship Service Awards 2018. Daniel who graduated from his engineering […]

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Construction career boost for female jobseekers

Employer News, News, Press Release / 30 October 2018

With women representing just 14% of the UK’s construction workforce (according to the Office of National Statistics), BMet has come up with a way to tackle the disparity head on. Bridge into Construction, a women-only programme, is being launched at Erdington Skills Centre to train jobseekers for careers in plumbing and the wider construction industry. […]

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Gardener Josh is Greece-bound

Employer News, News, Press Release / 9 October 2018

A newly-qualified horticulture apprentice is making career progress in private gardens in Kingswinford and in the mountains of Southern Greece. Josh Tranter, a gardener at Ashwood Nurseries is off to the Peloponnese next month to study the autumn bulbs of Greece. The 19-year-old was an apprentice at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, gaining a horticulture qualification at […]

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Milestone recruitment levels achieved at Sigma Training Academy

Employer News, News, Press Release / 24 September 2018

An academy for Birmingham jobseekers has provided jobs for 350 people, with a further 300 opportunities soon to be made available. Sigma Financial Group (Sigma) recruited customer advisors for its offices in Birmingham’s Priory Queensway after each person completed a pre-employment training programme. Established two years ago, the Academy is Sigma’s collaboration with BMet, Birmingham […]

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Apprentice Lauren comes up top in beauty comp

Employer News, News, Press Release / 12 September 2018

Luscious lashes, a magnificent manicure and minimal make-up with a wow factor have led to a Kingswinford apprentice achieving first place in a beauty competition’s regional heats. Lauren Evans who works at Hayley’s Beauty Boutique achieved the highest scores in the WorldSkills UK beauty therapy (hands and face) category. “It was a great experience just […]

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