Bournemouth and Poole College is taking the lead in a two year project, funded by the European Union, to enhance and develop relationships between colleges which specialise in training recruits for the tourism sector.
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The Bournemouth and Poole College has been recognised as a Centre of Excellence in Patisserie and Confectionery by the skills and workforce development charity, People 1st, for delivering a high standard of training in this specialist area.
The recognition makes Bournemouth and Poole College among the leading education providers in the country delivering programmes in pastry and confectionery making, and demonstrates its commitment to ensuring learners gain the specialist skills they need to enter the industry.
2nd year Hospitality Supervision students were given an opportunity to shine at the recent Hotel & Catering Show at Bournemouth International Centre recently. They were given a blank canvas in which to design, plan and manage a ‘pop up’ restaurant.
Tutor Josephine Pearce and Emanuel Latis (student restaurant supervisor) attended planning meetings with outside event agencies to set up a rustic restaurant from scratch. The team worked with James Golding, the Chef from The Pig restaurant in Brockenhurst and an ex-graduate from the Specialised Chefs course at The College.
Former Bournemouth & Poole College student Adam Grannell is flying high after winning the highest student honour for trainees in Inheritance Tax and Trusts.
Adam Grannell, 22, from Bransgore, sat the challenging exam last November and triumphed with the highest test score in the country.
“It’s a really remarkable achievement,” said MD Warren Munson, of the Poole-based Business and Tax Advisory company Inspire, which is where Adam works full-time.
Air Cabin Crew students from The Bournemouth & Poole College have held their passing out ceremony and are now officially ready for take-off.
A fantastic team of highly-trained youngsters are ready to take to the skies after a spending a tough but enjoyable few months learning the demanding skills of air safety and how to provide tip-top service to air passengers at the college’s renowned training department at the Lansdowne Campus.