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Two local apprentices represent Cornwall at regional event

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Two young apprentices from Cornwall have represented the county at an annual construction competition.

Hosted by the Guild of Bricklayers in Swindon, the pair came away with heads held high.

The regional event tested their technical and practical bricklaying abilities, giving the apprentices the opportunity to perform in front of hundreds of peers and industry leaders.

Competing for The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) were Thomas Wills a level 3 apprentice and Jordan Knuckey a first year level 2 apprentice, both from Camborne.

Devon and Cornwall businesses invited to apprenticeship recruitment event

Monday 9 April 2018

Businesses from across Devon and 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 fourth annual Get Hired apprenticeship recruitment events this spring, with an event being held in Devon for the second time.

Taking place on Wednesday 25th April across the Saltash, St Austell, Camborne and Bicton College campuses, Get Hired will run from 5pm to 7.00pm.

New agricultural management apprenticeship for Devon

Thursday 15 March 2018

A college in Devon is launching an apprenticeship aimed at those wanting a career in agricultural business management.

Bicton College and Duchy College have revealed details of the Level 4 Agricultural Business Management apprenticeship, which will be delivered at Bicton College from September, alongside the successful delivery from The Business Space at Launceston.

Free meeting for businesses battling the Brexit countdown clock

Thursday 15 March 2018

With just one year left until the UK leaves the European Union on 29th March 2019, businesses are being urged to undertake the difficult task of planning for the future. 

To help businesses across Cornwall get up-to-speed with these impending changes, CCB is holding its next free-to-attend Business Networking Breakfast at The Business Space, Truro on Thursday 22nd March (7:45am to 9:30am).

Region’s top companies compete in inaugural Apprenticeship Games

Wednesday 14 March 2018

Pendennis has secured its place in the history books by winning the inaugural Apprenticeship Games.

Held last Wednesday at Cornwall College St Austell, businesses and organisations with apprentices battled it out in a range of events that tested their mental, physical and creative skills.

Each team took turns at a gaming challenge on a PS4, a University Challenge-style quiz round with mascots and buzzers, a cake decorating challenge, a rowing and cycling stage, a blindfold team-building challenge and a task involving getting tyres across a room without touching the floor.

South West bucking apprenticeship trends

Friday 2 March 2018

The region’s largest apprenticeship provider is helping the South West buck the national trend for apprenticeship take-up.

Demonstrating the ever-increasing popularity of the apprenticeship pathway into employment in Devon and Cornwall, CCB Training, part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), has noted more than 1200 new apprentices starts from September 2017 to-date.

New Lab apprenticeship praised for meeting scientific demand

Wednesday 21 February 2018

A new science career pathway is being praised on its six month anniversary for developing future employees in the vital sector.

Scientific professionals play a vital part in UK public and private sector organisations, yet many employers find it difficult to recruit and retain good laboratory technicians and scientists.

As a result, The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) and CCB Training created a steering group which helped develop the delivery of two industry-specific apprenticeships in laboratory work that started in September 2017.

Excellence in Business Training winners announced

Wednesday 31 January 2018

More than 160 business people from across the region have been celebrating the achievements of both individuals and businesses at a glittering awards evening at the Eden project.

The Excellence in Business Training Awards 2018, hosted by CCB Training (Cornwall College Business), “was such an inspiring evening,” according to Sarah Stott, fundraising manager at Children’s Hospice South West.

Free meeting for businesses battling the Brexit countdown clock

Friday 26 January 2018

With just over a year left until the UK will leave the European Union on 29th March 2019, businesses are being urged to undertake the difficult task of planning for the future. 

To help companies across Devon and Cornwall get up-to-speed with these impending changes, CCB is holding its next free-to-attend Business Networking Breakfast at The Business Space, Launceston on Thursday 22nd February (7:45am to 9:30am).

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