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Students give hope to those struggling with mental health

News / 15 April 2019

Students from Matthew Boulton College took part in an exciting industry led judged by Amazon bosses last month. Students from the college competed alongside 58 students from across the country. The 16-18 year old students undertook an eight-week challenge – which was run by the Career Colleges Trust in partnership with AWS, Samaritans, London Sport, […]

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Career ahead at BMet Open Events

News / 1 April 2019

Have a career dream you’ve not yet realised?  Career moving in the right direction but want to upgrade your skills?  Then step inside the BMet College group, Careers Open Events. On Wednesday 03 April a trio of the BMet colleges will be throwing their doors open between 4-7pm at the Careers Open Events. A host […]

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Get Excited For September

News / 26 March 2019

We want to give you an opportunity to take a peek into your future at our careers open event taking place at James Watt, Matthew Boulton and Stourbridge Colleges on Wednesday 3rd April. A range of speakers are set to talk about their experiences across a range of careers that are sure to inspire you. […]

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Interview with an apprentice

News / 5 March 2019

To mark the 12th National Apprenticeship Week, one of our employers invited us into the workplace to interview some of our apprentices to see how they are getting on, what inspired them to apply for one and any advice they have for budding apprentices.   adi founder and CEO Alan Lusty created a pre-apprenticeship work experience programme […]

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BMet blazes a trail this National Apprenticeship Week

News / 4 March 2019

BMet will be waxing lyrical about the benefits of apprenticeships to mark the 12th National Apprenticeship Week (Monday 04 March to Friday 08th March).  In the spirit of the theme of the week, the college plans to blaze a trail, encouraging people of all ages and backgrounds to take up an apprenticeship. A jam packed […]

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Apprenticeships – an alternative insider view

News / 24 February 2019

Three years on from his apprenticeship with BMet’s sales team, Joel is now an employer contact centre officer at the college. Here he shares some of his experiences to date and gives advice to employers on why they should bring apprentices into their businesses. First contact If a company phones or emails the college to […]

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Hyundai supports students’ drive for success

News / 21 February 2019

A donation of cars and car parts is helping students at Stourbridge College steer their careers in the right direction. Hyundai UK has supplied motor vehicle students with cars, engines and gearboxes worth over £50,000 to support their training. Mark Lucas, Product Quality and Campaign Engineer at Hyundai said: “As a former college student, I […]

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The bright spark that’s blazing a trail

News / 21 February 2019

Annalise is an electrical installation apprentice with Noble Electrical in Birmingham.  With another apprentice and a supervisor, she provides light installations and rewiring services for homes and some factories.  She spends one day each week in college studying a Level 3 electrical installation course.  I got switched on “A few weeks into my college course, […]

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Mia’s apprenticeship journey

News / 21 February 2019

When it came to apprenticeships, Mia Gartland thought hair and beauty were her only options.  It wasn’t until she looked more closely into them did she realise she could turn her love of science into dental nursing apprenticeship. Uniform Inspiration I always liked the dental nurses in the surgery that I went to for treatment […]

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