Thursday, 29 July 2021

After a long and arduous recruitment process, Bournemouth & Poole College is pleased to announce the appointment of Woody as The College’s first Caring Canine.

Woody, aged almost 3, has been put through rigorous training ready to start his new job. His role will be based across both the Lansdowne and North Road sites, where he will spend his working days walking around the sites, meeting students and staff and providing care to those who need support throughout their time at college.

Tuesday, 13 July 2021

The Bournemouth & Poole College is located in the heart of a continually growing digital economy. In response to continued calls from the industry, The College are pleased to announce the launch of two new Level 3 apprenticeship offerings.

Skilled workers in the digital industries are among the most sought-after professionals in the world. Due to the strong demand and the limited supply of qualified people in the area, a career in the sector will usually have strong future prospects and offer continuous development opportunities.

Monday, 12 July 2021

The College are incredibly proud to announce that they have been named National Catering & Hospitality Apprenticeship Provider of the Year in the 2021 AAC Apprenticeship Awards.

This prestigious award recognises the hard work put in by the team at The College, not just in providing high quality teaching, but also in offering high levels of engagement with employers and apprentices, and in showing a sustained commitment to working with employers in the sector.

Thursday, 08 July 2021

The Gatsby Benchmarks is a framework for improvement in careers provision. The benchmarks have been recognised by the Government’s Careers Strategy and form part of their statutory guidance for colleges. The Bournemouth & Poole College is proud to be meeting 100% achievement in all eight Gatsby Benchmarks.

Thursday, 01 July 2021

With the continued relaxation of social distancing rules after the COVID-19 pandemic, our BTEC Events & Hospitality students are getting back into the Restaurant and holding events.

The students were delighted to leave the virtual planning behind and get back to doing what they do best – hosting successful events to complete their assessments. The latest of these was their Charity Theme Events. Following the much-publicised decline of the nation’s mental health over the past 18 months, they decided that they would raise funds for local charity Dorset Mind.