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Monday, 07 April 2014

A new diesel generator, donated by Caterpillar Marine in Ferndown, will be a superb teaching aid for trainees in the Marine Technology department at the college. Representatives from Caterpillar Marine handed over the machine to mark its developing links with the college.

Last year, for the first time in 25 years, Caterpillar Marine employed two talented Engineering Apprentices through the college, Jordon Ostler and Kieran Phillips. Jordon and Kieran were on hand during last week’s National Apprenticeship Week to welcome the new generator.

Monday, 07 April 2014

A unique overnight bake-off by Hospitality and Catering students at The Bournemouth & Poole College has raised over £340 for Sport Relief 2014.

Monday, 07 April 2014

A multitude of visitors, of all ages, attended the recent March Open Event at The Bournemouth & Poole College.

One of the key selling points for attendees was the number of employers exhibiting. Over 30 of the South’s leading businesses attended the event to speak to potential students/apprentices and give an insight into career opportunities within their organisations.

Monday, 07 April 2014

Bournemouth and Poole College students celebrate another trophy for their cabinet as Matt Light and Ben Hawes win the Poole District Rotary Technology Tournament 2014. The competition took place at Corfe Hills School in March and saw approximately 20 teams compete in 3 categories; Basic, Intermediate and Advanced.

Monday, 07 April 2014

Laura Amos graduated in 1990 with a Diploma in Hospitality and Catering - Level 3 from The School of Hospitality and Food at The Bournemouth and Poole College.  Laura was fondly remembered as a warm hearted but shy young lady in her first year of studies. 

Josephine Pearce, her personal tutor, placed Laura with Christophe Novelli in London for three months summer vocational employment in the kitchen, with a little help from college tutor David Boland’s industry contacts. Laura then came back to complete her Diploma.

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