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Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP visits Samsung Digital Service Academy at Birmingham Metropolitan College

News / 2 November 2015

His visit celebrates the investment behind qualifications and training resources in digital literacy that have unlocked learning opportunities and improved employability for young people in Birmingham. The Samsung Digital Service Academy in partnership with BMet, currently celebrating its fifth anniversary, has enabled Birmingham’s aspiring engineers to boost their skill set by studying for a City […]

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BMet receives special accolade from RAF

News / 7 October 2015

The award recognises the college’s successful track record in providing a high number of excellent quality candidates to the RAF over the last five years. The college delivers Level 2 and 3 Uniformed Public Services qualifications from its Sutton Coldfield College and Stourbridge College. Principal and Chief Executive at BMet, Andrew Cleaves said: “The award […]

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Former BMet students benefit from university bursary

News / 7 October 2015

The students completed A Level and practical vocational programmes of study and were nominated by their tutors to receive £2,000 to contribute towards their higher education studies. The University of Wolverhampton also awarded travel bursaries worth £500 to 60 of the colleges’ students. Head of Careers and Employment at BMet, Jenny North said: “This is […]

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Careers Events

News / 18 September 2015

Free Careers Events We run a series of FREE Careers events throughout the year from September. Come along and find out how to get into your chosen career, meet the experts and get tips on applying for jobs. Each event has a theme to fit in with key employment areas, and you can book your […]

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Professional Services Academy sets talent challenge with employers

News / 18 September 2015

The Greater Birmingham Professional Services Academy (GBPSA), in association with Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet) and employers including Deutsche Bank, Deloitte, GVA, Gateley Plc, KPMG, LaSerUk, Lloyds, and Wesleyan launched the pioneering new programme to the sector from the Academy’s new Birmingham city centre premises. Working with the city’s professional and financial firms, the programme supports […]

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James Watt College provides skills for jobs in new facilities

News / 4 September 2015

James Watt College specialises in skills for jobs in key growth industries including engineering and advanced manufacturing, the built environment (gas, plumbing, electrical), sustainable energies, hair, beauty and complementary therapies, health and social care, media and games development as well as exercise and fitness. An £8.5 million investment was made to the college, of which […]

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BMet celebrates bumper number of GCSE achievements

News / 20 August 2015

The overall pass rate of 97.6% for students studying maths, English and sciences is an increase on last year. There was particularly good progress made in mathematics at 98.5% and the 97% pass rate in English is consistent with the previous year. Of the 1,870 entries this year, there was an increase in both the […]

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Change course with an Apprenticeship

News / 6 August 2015

The college currently has over 100 exciting vacancies available with employers across Birmingham and the wider area. Alaco Millard, Director of Business Development at the college said: “The Christmas and New Year period is when many students question whether they have chosen the right course, sixth form or university. Some take the decision to drop […]

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Students made up to be fundraising at Birmingham Zombie Walk

News / 6 August 2015

The students from Sutton Coldfield College, part of BMet College are offering make-up packages to everyone at the event taking place on Saturday 8 August in aid of Birmingham Children’s Hospital. “This is the second year running that we will be making faces at the event,” said lecturer, Emma Buet. “It’s an opportunity for the […]

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