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Wednesday, 05 April 2017

This month’s release of the 2017 Tech Nation report has named the UK as the digital hub of Europe, with Bournemouth and Poole seeing a 26 per cent growth in digital business.

The report states that currently 15,763 digital tech jobs are on offer in Bournemouth and Poole, contributing £352 million a year to the local economy.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Glenshee, near Braemar in the Cairngorm National Park, Scotland was host to a group of Uniformed Public Services students from The Bournemouth & Poole College who visited as part of their course. The organised trip saw 8 students brave hostile and challenging environments in order to enhance and develop key skills for working in Uniformed Services.

The week-long, physically demanding trip focussed on developing moral and physical courage, teamwork, leadership, resilience, grit and self-discipline.

Monday, 13 March 2017

Britain’s Biggest Boat Builder has announced the recruitment of 40 new Apprentices. These new hires will include 9 for the team in Portland and a further 31 to join the team in Poole and will maintain the total number of apprentices employed at Sunseeker at over 100, which is more than 5% of the total boat building workforce.

Friday, 10 March 2017

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, The Bournemouth & Poole College is launching more than 100 apprenticeship vacancies this month.

The largest provider of further education and apprenticeships in the area has come together once again with a vast range of local businesses to offer people the opportunity to pursue their chosen career, by enrolling onto an apprenticeship.

Monday, 06 March 2017

A full house and star-studded line-up of chefs working with students at Bournemouth & Poole College resulted in an impressive £665 being raised for The Chefs’ Forum Educational Foundation. Matt Budden (Hilton), Jan Bretschneider (Restaurant Roots) Nick St. Peter (Highcliff Marriott) and Andrew Du Bourg (Elderflower Restaurant) all collaborated to cook a four course banquet with students from Bournemouth & Poole College's Escoffier Restaurant.

Welcoming 60 industry guests to the college, Christophe Baffos, Director of Learning for Service Industries at The College said: