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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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Abbie’s picture perfect career ambitions

News, Press Release / 26 November 2018

A spur of the moment photography assignment has provided career inspiration for a student and charity volunteer. Teenager, Abbie Cockburn was marshalling at Mary Stevens Hospice’s recent Neon Night Run when she was called on to photograph some of the fundraiser activities. The opportunity has encouraged the Stourbridge College student to start her own photography […]

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Alumni showcased at Higher Education awards

News, Press Release / 22 November 2018

BMet’s 2018 Alumni Awards were presented to early years professional, Faraza Anderson and structural engineer, Asha Devi. The former Sutton Coldfield College and Matthew Boulton College students received their awards at BMet’s Higher Education Awards ceremony at Birmingham Town Hall. BMet Principal, Cliff Hall said: “Our Alumni Awards put former students under a ‘then and […]

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Discover your sixth form future at BMet’s Open Event

News, Press Release / 19 November 2018

If you’re a Year 11 student, do you know what your sixth form future looks like? Find out at BMet’s Open Event on Saturday (24 November). Summer 2019’s school leavers can explore college life, courses and career paths at BMet’s sites across Birmingham and the Black Country. They can also come away with their place […]

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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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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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New A Level Centre launches in Sutton Coldfield

News, Press Release / 1 October 2018

Students and staff gathered to celebrate the launch of the new A Level Centre at Sutton Coldfield College today (Monday 01 October). The centre was officially opened by Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP for Royal Sutton Coldfield. Commenting on the A Level Centre, he said: “I am very pleased to open the new Sutton Coldfield […]

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