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Friday, 31 October 2014

The Bournemouth & Poole College has launched its own driving school to help students add to their skills set.

Learning to drive can be a stressful and expensive experience, especially for young people. That’s why the college is offering student’s special discounted rates for their lessons.

In today’s fast moving world, having a driving license is often recognised by many companies as an essential skill for employees to have.

Friday, 31 October 2014

A balmy strawberry poly tunnel at The New Forest Fruit Co fruit farm lent its self as the perfect set up for ‘The Chefs’ Forum Field Kitchen. Fruity cookery demonstrations and a tour of the fruit farm and its produce offered a real field to fork experience to top chefs and hospitality students alike.

Students from both Highbury College and Bournemouth & Poole College worked with high-end private caterer Stephane Jouan (Cuisine Saveurs) to produce some excellent canapés showcasing beautiful strawberries and Haskap berries grown on the fruit farm.

Stephane said:

Friday, 31 October 2014

National Waiters Day is the brainchild of Fred Sirieix and is designed to celebrate all front of house staff. Whether a waiter in a fine dining restaurant, a mixologist in Salvatore’s cocktail bar or a barista in Benugo, this is a day that inspires people about careers in the Hospitality industry.

Friday, 31 October 2014

Former college Engineering Apprentice Victor Cornhill has his career plans nicely wrapped-up. He is carving out a fine career with Marden Edwards, the Ferndown-based family company with a world-wide reputation for the manufacture of complex and sophisticated shrink-wrap machines.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

It’s one of the first of its kind offered by a UK FE College and there’s been a remarkably high level of applicants for the course.

Around 20 young people are studying at the Lansdowne campus in Bournemouth, and most have signed up for apprenticeships with local companies.

They will be learning about marketing using social media to promote their companies to an online audience.