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Friday, 14 November 2014

The launch of a bold new enterprise, to encourage colleges across the region to improve ways they can help students into work, has been welcomed by business leaders.

The regional launch of the Student Employability Toolkit, at The Bournemouth & Poole College, is being hailed as a huge step forward in the approach education professionals use to help students find employment.

Monday, 03 November 2014

Steve, now retired as a player but still scouting for the club, was invited to unveil the college’s new Fit Rooms at the Lansdowne site, Bournemouth. These state-of-the-art facilities are the latest in a long line of developments the college has created for its students.

The Fit Rooms will be available for any students to access and consist of a Fit studio, Fit gym and a Fit hall, which will host a variety of fitness classes.

Monday, 03 November 2014

It’s been an amazing few weeks for Michaella Mason, Bournemouth. First she qualified as a full-time carpenter after four years intensive training and now she’s heard she’s the winner of a top award from her peers in the world of carpentry – The Institute of Carpenters.

Friday, 31 October 2014

Students at Bournemouth & Poole College have secured electrical apprenticeships after taking part in speed interviewing – a new approach to getting onto the career ladder.

Students at the college met with representatives from Martin Barker Electrical, DS Electrical and Minster Electrical at a speed interviewing event. This saw students rotate around the local employers, giving them the opportunity to sell themselves in just ten minutes.

Friday, 31 October 2014

Two Bournemouth & Poole College apprentices have won a national contest recognising the best of young British talent in the Marine Electrical sector.

George Woolliss and Alex Spencer, who work at Sunseeker International, Poole, were set a complex challenge to build a two-way electrical lighting circuit to operate two lights, but using three switches. The third switch was wired to operate only one of the lights. First they had to design the circuit then build a practical version of it, all to a tight deadline.