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20 APR

College learners stage first live gig

Fans of rock music are in for a treat if they attend a live music event at The Swan, Kidderminster, being staged by Kidderminster College learners as part of their studies. Four bands MUŠ˜ICH, The Hoaxx, The Stirs and Brownfield, are taking to the stage for what promises to be a fantastic night of rock music on Thursday, April 23 at 7.30pm. Connor Di Leo, who is a learner at Kidderminster...

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College learners stage first live gig
18 APR

Spotlight on Business & Professional Studies...

The business sectors in the local and national economy are growing rapidly with considerable demand for skilled people able to manage and lead in key professional vocations.  Kidderminster College have excellent facilities to prepare you for the world of business and commerce. Courses on offer are:   BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Business Level 2...

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Spotlight on Business & Professional Studies...
17 APR

Spotlight on Construction & Electrical Installation courses...

The Construction sector is a major contributor to the local, national and global economy and we offer a diverse choice of courses to enhance your career prospects. The Electrical Installation industry is an evolving, progressive industry with a high demand for qualified people with the skills and knowledge of the latest developments within the sector. Industry trained tutors provide both theor...

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Spotlight on Construction & Electrical Installation courses...
16 APR

College set to give the gift of reading

Kidderminster College’s Learning Resource Co-ordinator, Lisa Lawson is preparing to give learners the gift of reading in the run up to World Book Night on 23rd April. Learners from Motor Vehicle and Construction courses will be presented with a gift wrapped copy of one of the ‘Quick Reads’ books pictured with Lisa. They will also receive a bookmark encouraging feedback on how ...

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College set to give the gift of reading
15 APR

Administration apprenticeship vacancies available....

There are currently some fantastic apprenticeship vacancies on offer through Kidderminster College... Kudus Blends - Cleobury Mortimer This is an excellent opportunity to join Kudos Blends as a Business Administration apprentice and develop business and administration skills as their Receptionist.  Boen -Harltebury An excellent opportunity to join the sales division of the int...

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Administration apprenticeship vacancies available....
14 APR

College to host second Peace Education Programme

Following the success of its first-ever Peace Education Programme, Kidderminster College is staging the course again, starting tonight (April 14). Kidderminster was the first College in the Midlands to host the course which is free of charge and lasts for 10 weeks. Dave Shuck, co-ordinator for the course, said: “We are very much looking forward to running the course again and encourage any...

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14 APR

Learners urged to get their vote

Kidderminster College is encouraging all of its learners who are aged 18 and over to ensure they are registered to vote so they can have their say in the May 7 General Election. The way you register to vote in England has changed. Under the new system (Individual Electoral Registration), you now have the option to register online. Each person is required to register to vote individually, rather ...

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25 MAR

Kidderminster College joins the fight against cuts to adult education funding

Kidderminster College has joined forces with colleges across the country to protest against cuts to adult education funding. The Government has announced it will cut the adult education budget by 24 per cent in the 2015/16 academic year, which may lead to the loss of more than 190,000[i] adult learning places next year alone across the country. For Kidderminster College, this could be as many ...

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Kidderminster College joins the fight against cuts to adult education funding
25 MAR

College learner wins scholarship

A Kidderminster College learner has won a scholarship to University after passing entrance examinations. Alex Johnson, who is in the second year of studying Level 3 Extended Diploma in Information Technology, computing and e-systems, has been granted a Merit Award by Aberystwyth University. He applied for the Entrance Scholarship and undertook the examinations and has been granted a Merit...

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College learner wins scholarship
23 MAR

Learners gain University places

Two Kidderminster College learners are celebrating after winning places to continue their studies at University. Emma Walker, 19, from Upper Arley, near Bridgnorth (toip right), is to study adult nursing at Birmingham City University while Morgan Turner, 19, from Stourport (bottom right), is to study journalism at Manchester Metropolitan University. Emma said: “I came here after comple...

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Learners gain University places