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Tuesday, 23 May 2017

The Engineering department at The Bournemouth & Poole College was the location for a recent Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing Teacher Training (CPD) day.

Organised in partnership with Borough of Poole, Christchurch and East Dorset District Councils, the event, which was aimed at secondary school teachers and career advisors from schools across Poole, East Dorset and Christchurch, aimed to improve understanding about careers and developments in the advanced engineering and manufacturing sector.

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Bournemouth & Poole College Students' Union team, along with some brave students, will be swapping their backpacks for parachutes as they skydive for charity of the year, Shelter on 26th May.

The team have already this year raised over £700 for the charity through events, art competitions, charity football tournaments, raffles and more, but are hoping to break all their records and raise over £2000 by doing the skydive.

Tuesday, 09 May 2017

Goodwood race track based in Chichester, was the place to be for a group of Bournemouth & Poole College engineering apprentices, as they tested their Greenpower car “Knife n Fork it!”

The race team, which includes Natasha Hockey, Will Taylor, Ryan Comradie and Tyla Munday, are all completing their Apprenticeship training at Cobham plc. Over the past couple of months the team have been working hard on the race car, often giving up their spare time to ensure it meets the strict rules as set by Greenpower.

Friday, 05 May 2017

Level 3 apprentice, Jessica Edwards, shone at a recent Institute of Hospitality Student Awards, as she was crowned 'Institute of Hospitality - Southern Branch, Pastry Chef Student of the Year'.

Jessica who is on the Specialised Chef programme at The College, is carrying out her placement at the Corinthia Hotel, London. She fought off stiff competition to be awarded the accolade which was sponsored by Yate Supplies. Jessica, along with the other 11 finalists across three categories, were invited to an awards ceremony held at Lainston House Hotel near Winchester.

Friday, 05 May 2017

The Bournemouth & Poole College is due to host the first Great British Barber Bash (GBBB) in Dorset on Tuesday May 9 from 5:45pm.

Hair and barber professionals in the area, as well as students studying hair and barbering apprenticeships, are encouraged to attend the national event. Five barber industry professionals will be at the event to give a three hour in-depth presentation showcasing the latest cuts and trends of the trade.