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18 NOV

Games design learners get tips on targeting market

Kidderminster College recently paid host to a visit from two members of the UK Games Rating Authority. Gianni Zamo and Ian Rice demonstrated to students the reasons for age ratings on video games and why some are rated as 18. Tutor Steve Rich said: “Our learners are able to put the information they gained from this presentation to good use - ensuring that the games they create themselv...

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Games design learners get tips on targeting market
17 NOV

Learners get tips from top retailer

Kidderminster College business learners have been given a real insight into the demands of modern consumers from a leading retailer. Dave Marshall, deputy manager of the Morrisons store in Rubery, visited the College to tell learners how supermarkets meet the ever-increasing demands of their customers. Elizabeth Brice, tutor at the College, said: “I am so pleased Dave was able to come in...

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Learners get tips from top retailer
16 NOV

College celebrates success at annual awards evening

Kidderminster College has recognised the success of learners and staff at its annual awards evening, with winners as diverse as a band with a top 20 single, an 80-year-old who has just gained a GCSE in Maths and the only female on a motor vehicle maintenance and repair course. College Principal Andy Dobson presented the awards along with Muff Murfin, owner of Sunshine Radio and Youthcom Radio. ...

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College celebrates success at annual awards evening
14 OCT

Businesswoman shares experiences with students

Kidderminster College has recently invited businesswoman Gilly Page to speak to students about how to become a successful entrepreneur. The College prides itself on providing skills fit for the workplace and Gilly, who makes and sells her own jewellery, is the first of a series of speakers who are coming into the College to share their experiences of working in the business world. Elizabeth Bric...

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Businesswoman shares experiences with students
13 OCT

MP opens The Point at Kidderminster College

Wyre Forest MP Mark Garnier officially opened ’the Point’, a new one-stop jobs hub based in Market Street on Thursday. October 9 at 3pm. ‘the Point’ is an innovative and collaborative venture led by Kidderminster College in partnership with local organisations such as Worcestershire County Council and Worcestershire Business Central aimed at ensuring more people in the Wyr...

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MP opens The Point at Kidderminster College
13 OCT

College holding open evening

Kidderminster College is opening its doors to prospective students on Monday, October 20, to showcase the courses and facilities on offer at the College. The event, running from 6pm to 8pm, will offer members of the public and potential students the chance to take a tour of the College and find out how they can gain the right skills needed to get employment or go onto Higher Education. Andy Dobs...

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College holding open evening
02 OCT

MP to open The Point at Kidderminster College

Wyre Forest MP Mark Garnier is to officially open ’the Point’, a new one-stop jobs hub based in Market Street on Thursday. October 9 at 3pm. ‘the Point’ is an innovative and collaborative venture led by Kidderminster College in partnership with local organisations such as Worcestershire County Council and Worcestershire Business Central aimed at ensuring more people in the...

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MP to open The Point at Kidderminster College
02 OCT

Kidderminster College welcomes HS2 College

As a member of the consortium which bid for the HS2 College, Kidderminster College welcomes the news that it’s coming to Birmingham. The Government recently revealed that the new training college for HS2 rail engineers will be split between Doncaster and Birmingham. Andy Dobson, Principal at Kidderminster College (pictured) said : ““As a member of the consortium which bid ...

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Kidderminster College welcomes HS2 College
29 SEP

Kidderminster College raises £160 for Macmillan

Kidderminster College students supported the world’s biggest coffee morning on Friday, September 26 and raised £161.62 for MacMillan. Level 3 Business Students from the College staged the event in the foyer area from 10am until noon when coffee, tea, cakes and biscuits were on sale in aid of the charity which helps improve the lives of people who have cancer. Student Hayley Hayco...

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Kidderminster College raises £160 for  Macmillan
25 SEP

College celebrates success at apprenticeship awards

A Kidderminster College learner has been named as one of West Midland’s best apprentices in the regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2014. The National Apprenticeship Awards, now in their eleventh year, celebrate the success of the country’s most exceptional apprentices and Apprenticeship employers. The highly commended entries and winners were announced at a high pro...

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College celebrates success at apprenticeship awards