A student from the Bournemouth & Poole College will be among those battling it out for the title of Johnstone's Trade Young Painter of the Year at Coventry's Ricoh Arena later this year, after emerging victorious from the second of two regional heats which took place at the college this month.
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Construction students from the college have achieved incredible success at the regional heats of the largest multi-trade competition in the country. Skillbuild, run by the CITB, covers 10 trade occupations and showcases talent within the industry.
Many of the top performing students from Bournemouth & Poole College went across to Chichester College for the day long competition. They were given a brief of what they had to build and were then tasked with preparing and creating the piece.
21 June 2016: Bournemouth & Poole College’s Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing facilities are receiving a major upgrade thanks to a £565,150 investment secured by Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership through the Dorset Growth Deal.
The first phase of the refurbishment has recently been completed. The works will further enhance the quality of the facilities, reduce its carbon footprint and increase its energy efficiency. The upgrades included:
The Bournemouth & Poole College is encouraging adults who are considering a career change or looking to gain further qualifications to attend its Open Event on Wednesday June 15 from 4pm.
As part of the Festival of Learning, which runs nationally from 1 May to 30 June, attendees will be given a tour of The College’s facilities, have access to expert careers advice and receive information on how to access funding to make a new career a reality.
The largest apprenticeship provider in Dorset is backing the government’s Get In Go Far campaign to create three million apprenticeships in the UK and work with businesses to create two million new jobs nationwide.
The Bournemouth & Poole College is supporting the national campaign which aims to ensure young people get the skills they need and those that employers require.