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26 JAN

Public Services students visit RAF station...

Last week the Year 1 students from the Level 3 Public Services course visited RAF Brize Norton, where they were treated to a tour of the station. They received information about careers and opportunities in the RAF, particularly apprenticeships and officer entry. They also listened to experiences of RAF personnel, who gave the students careers advice in policing roles, dog handling, physical tr...

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Public Services students visit RAF station...
19 JAN

'Reading Ahead' Challenge starts in February...

The Learning Resource Centre at Kidderminster College are launching the annual ‘Reading Ahead’ Challenge formerly known as the ‘Six Book Challenge’.  The challenge kicks off in February and  supports young people and adults by changing their perception of reading, opening up opportunities and building their confidence. Each participant will be invited to r...

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'Reading Ahead' Challenge starts in February...
15 JAN

Care students Got it Right at Healthwatch event...

A group of six Level 3 Health and Social Care learners recently attended a Healthwatch ‘You’ve got a Right’ event in Worcester. It was an event specifically targeted at young people in order to gather their views on health services.  Healthwatch Worcestershire aims to make health and care services in Worcestershire better and ensure everyone gets the best from their healt...

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Care students Got it Right at Healthwatch event...
15 JAN

College student is Going Orange to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy...

  Kidderminster College Health and Social Care student, Jodie Haynes is raising money for Muscular Dystrophy. Jodie's brother, who is just seven years old suffers with Muscular Dystrophy and the college are supporting Jodie with the Go Orange Muscular Dystrophy fundraising day on Friday 22nd January. There is no cure for muscular dystrophy and we hope to raise money to go towards research ...

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College student is Going Orange to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy...
12 JAN

Annual Awards Celebrates Success

Last night Kidderminster College hosted our annual Awards Evening, where we recognised several learners and staff for outstanding achievements in 2014-2015. The evening was hosted by college Principal Andy Dobson alongside Matthew Terry, Member of the NCG Corporation and Chair of the Advisory Committee. And the winners were…           Vocational Learner...

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Annual Awards Celebrates Success
15 DEC

Business students become mystery shoppers

Last week our second year Business students became 'Mystery Shoppers' for the afternoon.  They visited the Merry Hill Shopping Centre to go undercover at one of the Centre's well known clothing stores.  Students were given the opportunity to look at the customer service provided by the store as part of their 'Understanding Retailing' Unit.  The visit also provided business s...

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Business students become mystery shoppers
07 DEC

Apprentices Fix on ITV Central

Alexa Moore from Kidderminster is concerned that young people are too often steered towards university, without being made aware that apprenticeships are an equally valuable alternative. Her story was featured on ITV News Central and included footage filmed at Kidderminster College.In the TV piece, the 24-year-old says she feels the time she spent in the workplace counted for more than her studi...

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Apprentices Fix on ITV Central
04 DEC

Business students welcome Morrison's Manager...

Dave Marshall, part of the Morrison’s management team, visited our Level 3 Business students last week.  The students are currently studying an Understanding Retail unit which is part of their qualification, so to welcome a guest speaker from a large, successful retailer was very much appreciated. The students also appreciated the Morrison’s doughnuts brought in for them! The vis...

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Business students welcome Morrison's Manager...
27 NOV

Christmas Food Appeal

Kidderminster College will be collecting food donations leading up to Christmas for the Kidderminster Foodbank, who provide Christmas foodp arcels for local individuals and families in crisis. Donations can be made in reception in our festive trolley. Please donate fooditems from the following list: *Tinned ham *Christmas Pudding *Christmas Cake *Box of biscuits *Box of chocolates *Large ...

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Christmas Food Appeal
20 NOV

Business and Training Newsletter - November 2015

The first issue of the Business and Training Department's newsletter can found found by:  Click here...

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Business and Training Newsletter - November 2015