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Strictly stars give 10 out of 10 to Stage Studios launch

News, Press Release / 7 April 2017

Strictly Come Dancing’s, AJ Pritchard and Chloe Hewitt swapped the dance floor for the judging table when they attended the launch of Stage Studios, the new performing arts facility at Sutton Coldfield College – giving the building and its students top marks. The dance duo who first found fame on Britain’s Got Talent congratulated dance, […]

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Persimmon Homes inspire future apprentices at Erdington Skills Centre

Employer News, News, Press Release / 29 March 2017

Students at BMet’s Erdington Skills Centre were visited by representatives from local building firm, Persimmon Homes, to talk about potential apprenticeships with their company. Construction Director, Trevor Brooks-Jones spoke to students about brickwork and carpentry careers as part of the recent National Apprenticeship Week. Students got a complete overview of the benefits of working with […]

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Lisa named winner of a Royal Award

News, Press Release / 28 March 2017

Sutton Coldfield College has congratulated a Great Barr woman for winning a prestigious award at The Prince’s Trust and TK Maxx Celebrate Success Awards. 24 year old Lisa Case from Great Barr had completed a Prince’s Trust Team programme at the college. She received the Delta Airline Rising Award at a red carpet ceremony, hosted […]

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Role model apprentices recognised at college event

Employer News, News, Press Release / 28 March 2017

Three apprentices training at Stourbridge College have been congratulated on their career achievements and named inspiring role models for others. Accounts apprentice, Rhys Bridgens, electrical apprentice, Alicia Hewins and customer service apprentice, Jack Riese were presented with awards during a recruitment event held at the college. “These three are star apprentices who have made excellent […]

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Students made up by film festival award win

News, Press Release / 30 January 2017

Student artists from Sutton Coldfield College who were part of the make-up team for a Birmingham-based zombie movie have had their talents recognised with two movie festival award wins. Comedy horror movie, Still won Best Hair and Makeup award at the Birmingham Film Festival 2016. The film also won five awards at the Independent Horror […]

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New training academy providing hundreds of jobs

Employer News, Press Release / 27 January 2017

Almost 200 people have found new jobs through a unique Birmingham apprenticeship training academy. The Sigma Financial Group (Sigma), one of the UK’s leading business outsourcing firms, has seen its staff numbers grow by 50% (300 to 450 employees) since being acquired by South African-based Digicall Group in 2016. The training academy has been in […]

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They’re hired! Latest Wesleyan apprentices graduate with permanent roles

Employer News, Press Release / 29 April 2016

Ten apprentices have earned themselves permanent jobs at Wesleyan’s Birmingham head office after becoming the latest group to successfully graduate from the mutual’s 18 month training programme. The apprentices are the fifth group to complete the scheme the specialist financial services provider runs with Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet). The course was designed to provide an […]

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College training leads to job success at West Midland Safari Park

Employer News, Press Release / 11 April 2016

45 people have been employed by West Midland Safari Park as the result of a training programme delivered by BMet College.  Further job opportunities will also be available ahead of the park’s summer season.   The new recruits completed two-week employability programmes across the college’s sites in Kidderminster, Stourbridge and Brierley Hill.  These included work […]

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