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BMet Unlocked

News / 23 September 2020

Important notice: We will be open this week as usual for students and learners wishing to enrol with us still can. The restrictions came into place on Tuesday 15 September do not apply to schools/colleges or places of work.  We are very much open and look forward to seeing and welcoming our students. We have […]

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BMet employer focused star apprentice makes national awards finals

News / 27 August 2020

A careers, advice and guidance apprentice at BMet is one step closer to reaching his career goals after being selected as a finalist at a regional awards ceremony recognising young professionals. Joel Harrison, who works as an employer contact officer at the college, will be joining 49 other young professionals this Friday (28 August) – […]

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Record GCSE passes give BMet students a professional boost

News / 20 August 2020

GCSE students at BMet have had excellent news today after receiving their results – in what is a record year of success for the college. 900 students have achieved grade 4s and above today, all of whom left school without a Grade 4 in English or Maths GCSE (Thursday 20 August 2020). Of those 900 […]

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Update on BTEC grading: BTEC Level 3 Nationals (2010 QCF and 2016 RQF), BTEC Level 1/2 Tech Awards, BTEC Level 2 Technicals and BTEC 1/2 Firsts

News / 20 August 2020

BMet have received the following announcement from Pearson: Following Ofqual’s announcement that A Level and GCSE students are to receive Centre Assessment Grades, Pearson have reviewed the impact on BTEC students and taken on board feedback from teachers, schools and colleges. Following their review and the feedback they have decided to apply Ofqual’s principles for […]

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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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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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