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09 MAR

Annabel would recommend apprenticeship

As part of National Apprenticeship Week, Kidderminster College is working with employers to celebrate our successes. One of them is: Annabel Beaumont, 19, who is working as a business administration apprentice at Waterwide, a water treatment firm based in Upper Rochford, near Tenbury Wells. Having left Hereford Sixth Form College with A-levels in History, Psychology and Travel and Tourism, An...

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Annabel would recommend apprenticeship
06 MAR

Apprenticeships prove right choice for College learners

Kidderminster College currently has 280 apprentices taking training programmes in a variety of occupations ranging from business administration through to hairdressing. But one thing units them all – a passion for learning while working so much so that 99% of our apprentices go on to gain employment. Here is what a few of our current apprentices say: Annabel Beaumont, a business administr...

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Apprenticeships prove right choice for College learners
06 MAR

Student recommends Apprenticeship route...

As part of National Apprenticeship Week, Kidderminster College is celebrating our apprenticeship success. Faith Broome always knew she wanted to be a hairdresser and decided to become an apprentice so she could get a real understanding of what the career would involve. She gained a placement at No 115 Hair Lounge in Kidderminster, which she said helped her a lot during her training. “I ...

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Student recommends Apprenticeship route...
05 MAR

DJ Pierre to visit Kidderminster College...

Legendary House music DJ, remixer and producer DJ Pierre, will be visiting the Creative Industries department to conduct an industry talk and a Q&A session with HND Urban and Electronic Music Production students on Friday 6th March 2015. Originally hailing from Chicago the birthplace of House music, Pierre was instrumental in the birth of Acid House in the mid 1980s with the release of the se...

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DJ Pierre to visit Kidderminster College...
03 MAR

Spotlight on Motor Vehicle...

There are diverse career paths within the motor vehicle sector.  The courses we offer primarily focus on developing and improving skills related to light vehicles and include maintenance and repair as well as body repair and refinishing. All qualifications are through IMIAL and offer progression onto apprenticeships and further training within the industry. Possible careers in Motor Vehic...

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Spotlight on Motor Vehicle...
03 MAR

College to be part of World Book Night

Kidderminster College will be giving out free books as part of World Book Night 2015 aimed at encouraging young male learners to start reading. The College will be receiving 36 books to give away, 18 copies of The Dead Man Talking by Roddy Doyle, and 18 of The Chickenfeed by Minette Walters. Both books are part of the Quick Reads which are short books by bestselling authors that have been writ...

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College to be part of World Book Night
26 FEB

Hairdressing learner wins through to National Final

A Kidderminster College learner has won through to the national final of a prestigious awards ceremony after judges were wowed by her avant garde hairstyle. Charlotte Swash, 22, a Level 3 Hairdressing student, took first place in the West Midlands heat of the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists (AHT) held at Bedworth which also secures her a place at the national final being held in Blac...

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Hairdressing learner wins through to National Final
25 FEB

Spotlight on Sport and Active Leisure...

Our Sport and Active Leisure courses are ideal for anyone wishing to pursue a career in sport and active leisure including fitness instructing, activity leading, personal training, outdoor activities, sports science and development and leisure management. Learners are encouraged to participate within the cross college sporting activities and events and these include opportunities within the Spo...

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Spotlight on Sport and Active Leisure...
06 FEB

College to open its doors

Kidderminster College is opening its doors to the public on Thursday evening for an open evening when prospective students and their parents can see the fantastic facilities the College offers. There will also be the opportunity to meet tutors, many of whom have industry experience in the subjects they are teaching, as well as see demonstrations of what the College teaches. Visitors can watch ...

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College to open its doors
30 JAN

Three dancing for joy at World Cup places

Three Kidderminster College learners are dancing for joy after being chosen to represent Team England at the Dance World Cup. Ike Fallon, 17, from Worcester, Damon Gould, 18, from Stourport, and Jenny Lancaster, 17, from Bromsgrove, are just 3 of 300 nationally who have won through to the prestigious annual event which this year is being held in Romania. Ike is to compete in a character solo...

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Three dancing for joy at World Cup places