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24th April 2006 - College Musical Experiece

East Riding College will open its Access to Music Premises on Lowgate, Queens Gardens in Hull from 10.00am - 4.30pm on Thursday 27 April. Music tutor, Jeff Parsons said "This annual event gives us the opportunity to show off our music facilities, give people the opportunity to get some hands o...

18th April 2006 - For Budding Teachers

Are you interested in teaching in post-compulsory education or training? East Riding College offers a wide range of teaching qualifications from Certificate Level to the BA Hons in Education and Training. On Thursday evening the 4 May between 6.00pm and 8.00pm the College's Gallows Lane site at Be...

18th April 2006 - College Students Take Part in National Inter-College Football Tournament in Loret De Mar

Students from East Riding College have travelled to Loret De Mar for a week to take part in a National Inter College Football Tournament. Nine Colleges from around the UK took part in the tournament, which was arranged through Adaptable Travel. The other Colleges involved included Enfield, Peterbo...

11th April 2006 - College Student Is Awarded For Excellent Conduct During An Ofsted Inspection Whilst On Work Placement

  A 17 year old Childcare student from Bridlington has recently been rewarded for excellent remarks made about her by OFSTED inspectors whilst on work placement at a local primary school. Kelly Wray, a student currently studying the Certificate in Childcare and Education at East Riding Colleg...

11th April 2006 - 'Trendvision' Wella Competition Takes Place at College Hairdressing Salons

NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing students at East Riding College in Bridlington and Beverley have recently taken part in an in-house Wella Hairdressing competition called 'Trend vision'. As part of the competition, students had to pick a theme and then style models hair in the essence of that category.&nb...

7th April 2006 - East Riding College Share Good Practice

East Riding College was invited by the Learning and skills Council (LSC) to attend an Adult Learners Grant Conference in Leeds. The conference was set up for new providers and partners who will be part of the 2006/07 expansion into West Yorkshire and North Yorkshire areas. The College participated...

5th April 2006 - Return to Learn for FREE!

East Riding College are offering a Return to Learn course for adults.  The course will prepare you to study for level 3 courses or Higher Education programmes.   The course will start on 27 April and will be held every Thursday and Friday for 10 weeks, 9.00am - 3.30pm at Gallows Lan...

4th April 2006 - College Lecturer Wins Coverted City & Guilds Medal of Excellence for Delivering IT Qualifications

Shelagh Finlay, an IT lecturer at East Riding College has recently been awarded with a medal of excellence for teachers in IT. City and Guilds, the UK's leading awarding body for work-related qualifications, has been awarding medals annually since 1879. The Medals of Excellence programme rewards ta...

4th April 2006 - Diploma in Digital Applications (DiDA) for IT Users

East Riding College is running a Diploma in Digital Applications (DiDa) for IT users starting September 2006. The course is unique in its scope, philosophy and delivery methods.  It is designed to connect students more closely with their goals, in further education or employment, as well a...

30th March 2006 - East Riding College Launches Social Care Cadetship Scheme

East Riding College has recently launched a new Social Care Cadetship scheme to be run in partnership with East Riding Adult Social Services. Mark Keen said "the scheme is mainly aimed at 16-18 year olds who are interested in pursuing a career in Social Care.  The Cadets will follow a one year...

28th March 2006 - College Open Evening

East Riding College will open its doors to the public on Thursday 6 April between 6.00pm - 8.00pm.  The main college sites at Gallows Lane, Beverley, St Marys Walk, Bridlington and Lancaster Road, Carnaby will welcome visitors who may be interested in full-time or part-time study. Marketi...

28th March 2006 - Medal Success for Student

  Andy Thomas received a City & Guilds Medal of Excellence at an award ceremony in London on 17 March for his outstanding performance in the education and training sector. Andy, a mature student from Beverley studied part-time on the City & Guilds 7407 Stage 1 Teaching Certificate at...

22nd March 2006 - Students Dance to Fame!

  Students from the Team Enterprise course at East Riding College took part in a dance event held at Princes Quay in Hull. Peter Levy a Look North presenter opened the event. The event was organised by 'Ability' a registered charity who arrange events for 13 - 18 year olds who require su...

17th March 2006 - Successful Awards Evening at Local College

  East Riding College hosted its Annual General Meeting and Student Award Ceremony at its Gallows Lane site in Beverley on Wednesday evening. Principal and Chief Executive, Derek Branton, presented an upbeat report on the success of the College during the last year and the Chairman of the Cor...

14th March 2006 - Language Courses Parlez Vous Francais?

With Spring approaching,  your thoughts turn to warmer weather and holidays.  Think what you would achieve if you could speak the language of the country you are visiting. Now is the time to enrol on a language course at East Riding College.  ABC Beginners (Entry Level 2) in French,...

10th March 2006 - Models Wanted at the Holderness Learning Partnership Training Salon in Withernsea

The training Salon at Withernsea High School are looking for new clients for trainees to develop their hairdressing skills. Treatments include haircuts and trims, perms, colours, highlights and lowlights, blow drys and sets and conditioning treatments.  The Salon is open to all members of t...

28th February 2006 - Health and Safety Exam Results Again Exceed National Pass Rates

Students at East Riding College are again celebrating levels of success way above the national pass rates. In the last NEBOSH Certificate national examination, students in the College achieved a 94% pass rate against a national average rate of 66%. A number of the students also passed with Credit a...

20th February 2006 - Disability Champions Hit the USA

East Riding College Trade Union Studies tutor Dave Parr was invited by EU Commissioner Beth Straw to a conference in Washington DC Exploring Employment and Retention Strategies for People with Disabilities'. The conference brought together business people and those from disability organizations on...

30th January 2006 - East Riding College Public Services Course Gets Off to a Uniformed Start

Students who have recently started the East Riding College BTEC 1st Diploma in Public Services in January have recently been given 'public service jackets' to start them off on their new course. The College paid for the jackets for the students to wear whilst on the course, as part of their uniform...

27th January 2006 - College Opens Its Doors

East Riding College is holding its Spring advice and information evening on Wednesday 8 February, 6.00 - 8.00pm at Gallows Lane, Beverley, and St Mary's Walk, Bridlington. This event is particularly targeted at school leavers and adults who may be interested in starting a course at the College...

27th January 2006 - Counselling and Counselling Skills

Are you interested in helping others? Do you need counselling training or perhaps you would like to use counselling skills in your current job? East Riding College has new courses starting in March at all levels.  The OCN Introduction to Counselling Level 1 is a 7 week course on a Tuesday eve...

11th January 2006 - Ann Marie Goes Higher

East Riding College is proud to announce that student Ann-Marie Cooper from Leven was a finalist for the High Level Achievement award held at the Humber Learning Awards Ceremony at the Reids Hotel in Barton. Ann Marie joined East Riding College aged 26  to study on the Access to Higher Educati...

9th January 2006 - East Riding College Staff Give Generously To Martin House and PDSA Charities

A cheque for £1,000 has been handed over to the Martin House Children's Hospice and £100 has been given to the PDSA (Peoples Dispensary for sick animals) from a year's charity raising from staff at East Riding College. Members of staff at the Carnaby site of East Riding College have spe...

4th January 2006 - Local College Takes Learning Into Workplace

East Riding College has successfully teamed up with local residential home, Westbourne Lodge, to deliver free IT training.  Initially Jackie Farrar, a Business Advisor from the college visited Westbourne Lodge to discuss training opportunities.  Although the manager was keen to pursue trai...

3rd January 2006 - College Teams Up With Gym So Learners Get Fit Fast!

  East Riding College has successfully teamed up with local gym Cottingham Parks to deliver a new qualification, the Certificate in Exercise Studies. The course was delivered using specialised distance learning materials which 12 members of the gym worked through at their own pace. Andy Gray a...

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