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Cornish hotels fight working condition stereotypes

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Cornish hotels are coming together to counter the perceptions of working in the hospitality industry of long hours, weekend work, low scale pay and strict management style in the kitchens.

Two hotels in particular are encouraging a work life balance within the workplace to attract and retain staff all year round.

Operations Director at UNA resort in St Ives, Yvonne Colgan, said most good employers “think about work-life balance, in Cornwall I would like to think we are a bit ahead of the pack and consider life-work balance instead”.

Wannabee apprentices urged to attend recruitment event

Wednesday 17 April 2019

People in Cornwall wanting to become an apprentice with the county’s top employers are being urged to attend an Apprenticeship Recruitment Event.

The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) and CCB Training will be hosting its fifth annual apprenticeship recruitment events this spring.

Taking place on Wednesday 1st May across St Austell and Camborne campuses, the event will run from 5pm to 7.00pm.

Cornwall businesses invited to apprenticeship recruitment event

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Businesses from across Cornwall are being invited to events where they can meet their future star apprentices.

CCB Training part of the Cornwall College Group will be hosting its fifth annual Apprenticeship Recruitment Events this spring.

Taking place on Wednesday 1st May at Cornwall College St Austell and Camborne campuses, the events will run from 5pm to 7.00pm.

Employers attending this year event include:  Fugro GeoServices, Rigibore, Corserv, IMERYS, Damian Mutton Builder, Pendennis Shipyard, King’s Service Centre and many more.

Numbers add up for accountancy graduates

Monday 15 April 2019

More than 50 trainee accountants are looking forward to graduating at a special event in May.

 

The students, some in employment, some achieving qualifications to return to work, and others wanting the technical skills to use in their own business, will come together on Friday 17th May, 6pm – 8pm at The Keay, Cornwall College St Austell to celebrate their achievements at CCB Training’s AAT Graduation.

 

Cornwall Council comes out on top of Apprenticeship Games

Thursday 7 March 2019

Cornwall Council is celebrating winning this year’s Apprenticeship Games after a fiercely fought competition with the region’s top businesses.

The Cornwall College Group CCB event, held at Duchy College Stoke Climsland, saw businesses and organisations with apprentices battle it out in a range of events testing their mental, physical and creative skills.

Plymouth apprentice Construction Apprentice of the Year finalist

Thursday 7 March 2019

A local apprentice is celebrating after being named a finalist for the Construction Apprentice of the Year Awards.

Level 3 Horticulture apprentice, Ben Pedler, is “thrilled” to be one of the finalists for the Construction Apprentice of the Year Awards to be held at Plymouth Guildhall.

The annual awards recognise the importance of the construction and built environment industry for Plymouth and the part that employers’ and their apprentices play in ‘Building Plymouth’.

First female engineering higher apprentice for Sisna Park Plymouth

Friday 15 February 2019

A local apprentice is celebrating becoming the first female level 4 engineering apprentice for Sisna Park Plymouth.

 

When Danielle Scott was 15, she completed some engineering work experience organised through her school.

 

“I then started to enjoy making things at home, helping my Dad out with the bikes and issues with the cars, just really getting stuck in,” she continued.

 

“My parents then suggested looking into the engineering route, that’s how it all started.”

 

New apprenticeship to enhance businesses efficiency

Thursday 14 February 2019

A new apprenticeship has been introduced to help combat the incredible £15 billion lost each year due to accidents and ill health in Britain.

The estimated cost of accidents and ill health in the workplace, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) coincides with a staggering 30.7 million working days lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury.

CCB Training, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), is helping businesses to address these statistics by delivering the new Safety, Health & Environment Technician (SHE) Level 3 standard apprenticeship.

The top 5 benefits of leadership training

Wednesday 13 February 2019

In today’s difficult climate, business challenges arrive quickly and without warning, and to be able to weather the storm you need effective leadership at all levels of your business. Whilst talent, determination and a good work ethic will take you to a certain level, learning how to manage and lead will get you and your business to the top. Here are the top five reasons to sign up to a management and leadership course now.

 

Monty Halls to help develop leaders in Cornwall

Tuesday 5 February 2019

Cornwall is welcoming broadcaster, former Royal Marine Officer and marine biologist Monty Halls to help develop leaders in the county.

CCB Training, part of the Cornwall College Group, announced motivational speaker Monty will be headlining its Developing Leaders conference.

With the uncertainty of Brexit there has never been a better time to ensure you are equipped with the confidence and skills to lead your team or business through change, according to Sally McAuley, Head of Business and Professional at CCB Training.

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