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BMet to lead on Collab Group’s new Digital Engineering Academy – Academy supported by the Government’s new Flexible Learning Fund

Employer News, News / 11 April 2018

Following the announcement by Skills Minister Anne Milton, the Collab Group of colleges has secured funding as part of the Government’s Flexible Learning Fund to deliver an innovative “Digital Engineering Academy”. BMet will lead the project along with fellow Collab Group members, Derby College, Middlesbrough College, Bridgwater College, and Capital City Training Group. Vinci Construction […]

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Ace apprentice Ashley accepts award

Employer News, News, Press Release / 21 February 2018

An Apprentice Carpenter from Dudley has been awarded Apprentice of the Year by local housebuilder Barratt Homes West Midlands. Ashley James, from Upper Gornal in the West Midlands, won a £250 bonus from the developer as he saw off competition from the firm’s dozens of Apprentices with his exemplary work ethic and ability. Ashley, 22, […]

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Architects pledge career support for Stourbridge College students

Employer News, News, Press Release / 13 February 2018

Stourbridge College have launched their new built environment facility by establishing a partnership with leading national architectural practice Corstorphine + Wright. Over the last two years, Corstorphine + Wright have provided the college’s 60 construction students with industry related lectures and work placements and in fact three of the college’s students have been recruited by […]

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BMet backs Daniel for apprenticeship award success

Employer News, News, Press Release / 15 November 2017

BMet has congratulated an apprentice engineer for being a regional winner in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2017 and is backing him for further success in the national finals. Daniel Millington who works at HydraForce Hydraulics Ltd was announced the winner of the Advanced Apprentice of the Year 2017 Award. The 22-year-old is currently undergoing training […]

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BMet leads the charge in food and drink manufacturing skills excellence

Employer News, News, Press Release / 19 October 2017

A new food and drink manufacturing training academy has been established by BMet, with industry backing. With help from the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) and Tulip Limited, the college has developed new facilities to support the sector’s growth. Paula Cresswell, Business Development Director at BMet said: “Over 17,000 new jobs in […]

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Architects welcome third college student

Employer News, News, Press Release / 6 September 2017

Leading national architectural practice, Corstorphine + Wright has recruited a third Stourbridge College student as an architect technician. Construction and built environment student, Sophie Perks is joining Joe Bateman and Cameron Norgrove at the company’s Hagley Road based Birmingham office. Mike Turner, Technical Director at the company commented: “Sophie is joining us at a time […]

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Eurofins supports Sutton students’ science aspirations

Employer News, Press Release / 7 August 2017

  A Wolverhampton food-testing company has supported the career aspirations of students at Sutton Coldfield College with a £1,000 donation of science resources. Eurofins has supplied the college with a huge selection of glass and plastic containers, beakers and sample tubes to support their students’ practical and laboratory work. Rachel Tarplee, Department Director at the […]

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