Businesses across the South West are being urged to step up their cyber security after a recent report by the British Chambers of Commerce identified that one in five businesses have been hit by a cyber-attack in the last 12 months.
Children in Cornwall are set to be taught how to save lives and use defibrillators.
The Mini Medics course is a basic introduction to first aid for children between the ages of eight and 11, but can suit children of any age.
Delivered by CCB (Cornwall College Business), no confusing terminologies are used, and the course is delivered in an educational and practical way to instil the importance of helping someone who is poorly or injured.
CCB course delegates have proved they are top of the class by achieving results well above the national average on a recent health and safety course.
Successfully completing the NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) course, held at Cornwall College St Austell, results in a general certificate that is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK.
Young students in Cornwall have been given an insight into what it is like to be an Apprentice at the Eden Project.
Following this year’s 10th National Apprenticeship Week, Year 6 pupils at Sandy Hill Academy, St Austell had the opportunity to visit and hear from apprentices at the iconic Cornish venue.
Bridget Rundle, Teacher at Sandyhill Academy said the children were “really enthused by the apprentices who all spoke so openly and enthusiastically about both their qualifications and job roles”.
Businesses from across Devon and Cornwall are being invited to events where they can meet their future star apprentices.
CCB (Cornwall College Business) will be hosting its third annual Get Hired, apprenticeship recruitment events this spring.
It will also be the first time a Get Hired event has been held in Devon.