Open events at East Riding College

20th June 2008 11:11am - Return to press releases

East Riding College is to hold special information events next week for employers who want to find out more about taking on an apprentice.

The College runs a range of apprenticeships and advanced apprenticeships in subjects ranging from Business Administration and Customer Service to Construction and Hairdressing.

These are work-based programmes which allow people to build up skills and knowledge and gain a qualification while in work.

The first information event will be held at the Beverley campus in Gallows Lane on Monday, June 23, from 4pm to 8pm.

The second will be held at the College?s St Mary?s Walk site in Bridlington on Tuesday, June 24, also from 4pm to 8pm.

Both will run at the same time as the regular information events where people can come in and find out more about all subjects.

Steve Tomlinson, the College?s director of employer engagement and marketing, said: ?Apprenticeships benefit the employer and the apprentice themselves, and are very popular at the College.

?The aim of these information events is to allow employers to find out more about taking on an apprentice by talking to our qualified staff.

?We also welcome anyone who wants to find out more about becoming an apprentice.?

The College is also holding an open day for employers who want to find out more about Construction courses.

It will be held at the College?s site in Lancaster Road, Carnaby, from 9.30am to 8.30pm, on Tuesday, June 24.

East Riding College is a City and Guilds/Construction Skills approved training provider, supplying accredited Construction courses for Trowel Occupations in Brickwork, Wood Occupations in Site and Bench Joinery and Industrial Building Systems

Construction tutor Jia Campbell said: ?The employer open day is aimed at construction businesses touring our fully equipped modern training facilities and talking to a team of highly skilled tutors who are qualified to industrial standards.

 ?We deliver training and development to NVQ level three, and we will have current pre-apprenticeship and NVQ learners from each trade area demonstrating their practical construction techniques throughout the day.?