At the event The College’s Careers Advice Team were on hand to offer valuable advice on courses and careers. Tracy Davis, The College’s Careers Guidance Manager said: "No matter what your qualifications or background, there is a place for you at The College. Our Progression courses are designed specifically to provide young people with the skills to launch them on Levels 2 and 3 Full-Time courses or Apprenticeships from September 2015. They run from January to June and include help to improve vital skills in English and Maths."
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The Bournemouth & Poole College’s community spirit came to fore again recently when lecturer Steve Stafford upgraded the electricity auto-charging point at the huge Castlepoint shopping complex on the outskirts of Bournemouth – for free.
The centre already has a facility for charging electric cars set in a prime position outside Marks and Spencer but it lacked a special modern "J-plug" connection.
2,000 students at Bournemouth & Poole College have now landed a job thanks to an innovative partnership with specialist training and job search support provider REED NCFE.
Michael Dance, 18, from Wareham, was the 2,000th student to secure a job through the partnership, landing an engineering apprenticeship with Network Rail.
The partnership works by helping students to develop the vital mind-set and employability skills that 96 per cent of employers say they value over skill-set.*
An intrepid team of trainee plasterers at The Bournemouth & Poole College took part in seasonal gesture for people less fortunate than themselves.
The Level 1 students did a sponsored walk around Poole Park, but rather than raise cash they asked sponsors to donate tins of food and other items to give a local food bank a real Christmas boost.
Students from The Bournemouth & Poole College sampled the world of work at a unique employability and careers event programme at the Lansdowne site in Bournemouth recently.
The A Level students, from the College’s Sixth Form, were given a unique opportunity to explore career opportunities with the support and advice of volunteers from a range of locally-based employers.
Some big names were present including Barclays, Astute, Lloyds Banking Group, Interserve Interiors, Hazel PR and Princecroft Willis.