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Make your future an Apprenticeship future

News / 14 April 2016

Apprenticeship Futures events are being held on Thursday 21 April at James Watt College, Matthew Boulton College, Stourbridge College and Sutton Coldfield College between 5pm and 8pm. Apprenticeships are a great way to earn while you learn. Prospective apprentices can discover more about vacancies on offer across a range of industries including business and professional, […]

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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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College training leads to job success at West Midland Safari Park

News / 11 April 2016

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 placements at the park and the opportunity to gain qualifications in employability, customer service and food safety. Charlotte Stokes, HR Manager at […]

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Professional services employers urged to seize the levy

News / 5 April 2016

According to findings by funding experts, just 3% out of the West Midlands companies expected to pay the levy are from the financial, legal and insurance sector. Nationally, this is at 18%, even though Birmingham has the UK’s youngest population and the fastest growing workforce likely to join this sector between now and 2020. The […]

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Sigma Financial set for 600 staff recruitment drive

News / 18 March 2016

The Redditch-based credit management and customer service specialist opened a second office and contact centre on Priory Queensway earlier in the year, which is now ready for recruitment. A talent academy coordinated by Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet)with Birmingham City Council and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will prepare localcandidates for administration and contact […]

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Kidderminster Harriers Football Academy trials

News / 17 March 2016

Football Academy Trials 2017 BMet Stourbridge College is holding its Kidderminster Harriers Football Academy trials for anybody looking to join us for academic year/football season 2017/2018. Trial Dates Date Information Friday 24th February 2017 Report to Kidderminster Harriers FC for 11:00am. Deadline for registrationWednesday 15th February 2017 Thursday 13th April 2017 Report to Kidderminster Harriers […]

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Student, Sahil scoops engineering excellence award

News / 29 February 2016

Sahil Thind is one of 11 students across the UK to won the Sir William Siemens Certificate for Excellence in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths). “My lecturers hadn't told me about the nomination, so it was a big surprise when I'd found out I'd won,” said 18-year-old Sahil from Aston. “I felt humbled because […]

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Birmingham student headlines LGBT+ showcase event

News / 24 February 2016

Jack Taylor performed at the Educate and Celebrate Midlands Showcase, which also tied in with LGBT history month. “I performed a song called Strong, which is about being true to yourself,” said 18-year-old Jack, a second year student. “It was one of many songs at the event that described some of experiences of gay and […]

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James Watt College fair attracts 700 jobseekers

News / 14 February 2016

Head of James Watt College, Kim Vaughan said: “Jobseekers, potential apprentices and learners were able to find out about opportunities available now and in the future. “Employers from the engineering, care, warehousing, public services, retail, hair and beauty and transport sectors had many vacancies to promote. This gave everyone that came much more confidence about […]

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Construction students dig in to chapel conservation project

News / 10 February 2016

“This is a unique restoration project where the students demonstrated a range of practical and specialist skills,” said Andrew Hutchings, Site Manager at Croft Building and Conservation Ltd. “There is a danger of certain craft skills within heritage conservation dying out, so for the students to have picked up some expertise in this area so […]

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