News - Page 27

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24th October 2006 - East Riding College Student in Prestigious Competition

Ellen Bytheway, a hairdressing student at East Riding College was one of the finalists in a recent UK Hairdressing Student of the Year Competition which took place in London. Ellen, 34 was nominated by her tutors at the College, to take part in this industry recognised event. Each year thousands of...

12th September 2006 - Languages, GCSEs, and AS Level Courses

Have you been on away on holiday recently? Are you thinking of returning? Would you like to be able to speak the language?  East Riding College have a whole range of language courses on offer starting at level 1, 2 & 3 through to GCSE and AS level. Language Courses are now available for b...

7th September 2006 - Professional Programme Opportunities to Support Your Business

East Riding College has developed a wide range of programmes to help with all the key elements of your business. Now is the time to think about enrolling yourself or getting key staff members on to the programmes. Places are available on all the programmes below. Many of the courses run at the Beve...

5th September 2006 - Students celebrate Marketing Exam Success

East Riding College students on the CIM Introductory Certificate in Marketing course are celebrating their exam success. The group have learned that 90% of them passed the exams and the assessment for the course, well above the expected pass rate. Said Course Tutor Jayne Jessop "I am delighted...

31st August 2006 - Growth & Excellence in Language Courses

Two East Riding College students Patricia Tinson from Flamborough & Jean Curr  from Lund have scored one of the top five marks in  GCSE Spanish  and GCSE French respectively. 35,112 candidates entered for  the GCSE  Spanish examination and 114,455 for the French. Mich...

30th August 2006 - East Riding College Staff Celebrate

Maria Rounding and Hilary Doig, tutors from East Riding College have been successfully nominated for the QIA Star Awards. The Awards are to congratulate the nominee for their outstanding contribution to quality and learning. There are 17 categories with nominations coming from adult education in...

16th August 2006 - College Adds Fire to its Health & Safety Qualifications

East Riding College has been given approval by NEBOSH to offer the brand new Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management. This course will be offered along with the NEBOSH General Certificate and National Diploma. The new Fire Certificate will help businesses meet the new Fire Regulations which...

11th July 2006 - Brilliant Updated IT Facilities

Are you interested in Computers, Working in Business or Administration work in industry, commerce and local government? East Riding College has everything you need to invest in your future. The College offers a range of vocational courses both full and part-time. Training and education is deliver...

4th July 2006 - 14-16 Year Old Students Achievements Recognised

Certificates were handed out to students in the Learning Links class in recognition of their achievements over the past year. The Learning Links class consists of 14-16 year old young people who are studying on an alternative learning package at the College, which is funded by the LEA. The group w...

30th June 2006 - College Emblem in Bloom

Floristry students from East Riding College have recently designed the College Emblem in fresh flowers and donated it to the College learning Resource Centre. Level 3 Floristry students designed and completed the Colleges' Emblem in fresh cut flowers as part of their course work. Their work was the...

29th June 2006 - Real Life Experience of Running a Business

East Riding College students on supported programmes have gained first hand experience of running a business. Team Enterprise students raised £800 for two worthwhile charities 'Hearing Dogs for The Deaf' and NSPCC. Tutor Lydia Kelly said "A variety of fund raising events took place over the y...

27th June 2006 - e-Citizen for Computer Skills

In today's world, computers play a vital role at work and at home. For anyone who may not be used to working with computers there is an urgent need to get to grips with the basics and get on-line. East Riding College will deliver a short 4 day course in e-Citizenship to provide the qualification th...

22nd June 2006 - Launch of the Bridlington Youth Forum

Students from both Bridlington and Headlands school attended the launch of the 'Your Voice' Youth Forum at East Riding College on Wednesday evening. The aim of the Youth Forum is to develop an effective communication network that enables young people to have an input into shaping their school, comm...

22nd June 2006 - Foundation Degrees Up and Running

East Riding College now offers a new type of degree which can be studied over three years part-time.  The choice of subject area includes pre-16 Teaching and Learning Support; Educational Administration; Business Management; Applied Digital Media and Early Childhood Policy and Practice. Simo...

22nd June 2006 - The Price is Right

A group of East Riding College's Health & Social care students were invited to visit Granada studios to take part in the popular television show 'The Price is Right'. A group of 13 year 2 students organized to wear bright pink t-shirts with a design 'our price is right'. Alison White course tut...

15th June 2006 - Get Your Career on Course for September

East Riding College's campuses at Gallows Lane, Beverley, St Mary's Walk, Bridlington and Lancaster Road, Carnaby,  will be holding open events on Wednesday 28th June, 6pm to 8pm. Marketing Manager Simon Foster said "The event provides an opportunity for school-leavers and parents to visit the...

15th June 2006 - Access to Higher Education

Are you at that stage of life when you may be considering returning to education and don't have the confidence to take the plunge?  You have plenty of life experience but no qualifications? Perhaps your future plans include studying for a degree or changing your career path?  Would you co...

9th June 2006 - East Riding College is Awarded the Matrix Quality Standard for Information, Advice and Guidance

The Learner Services department of East Riding College has recently been awarded with the prestigious Matrix Quality Standard for Information, Advice and Guidance Services. The Matrix standard is the nationally qualified standard for any organisation that delivers information, advice and/or guidan...

26th May 2006 - East Riding College in Primary School Link

The staff of New Pasture Lane Primary School invited the construction department at East Riding College to give a demonstration to their 3-5 year olds about modern skills of building. Mrs Catherine Johnson and Mrs Alison Scott, Foundation Stage Teachers at the School has recently been teaching the...

22nd May 2006 - Brickwork Students Get Involved in Refurbishment at Bridlington's Royal Yorkshire Yacht Club

12 Brickwork students at the Carnaby site of East Riding College are currently getting onsite experience by helping with a refurbishment at Bridlington?s Royal Yorkshire Yacht Club Dinghy Section at Wilsthorpe. The RYYC approached East Riding College with the idea of the two organisations working i...

17th May 2006 - Health & Social Care Students Volunteer at Castle Hill

  Two first year Health and Social Care students have recently volunteered their services on a ?Meet and Greet? service as part of a work placement at Castle Hill Hospital.   Danielle Kamper and Natasha Hauxwell, who are currently studying on their first year of the Advanced Level (Doub...

12th May 2006 - Environment Agency Staff Celebrate Completion of 15 Week Outboard Motor Maitenance Course at ERC

  Five members of staff from the Environment Agency have recently been awarded certificates for completing a 15-week course in Outboard Motor Maintenance at the Carnaby site of East Riding College.   Michael Farline, course tutor, had previously been approached by an Environment Agency...

2nd May 2006 - Get A Taste of Art for Free!

As part of the Bridlington Arts Festival, a number of 'Art' based taster courses are being offered FREE OF CHARGE at the St Mary's Walk site of East Riding College in Bridlington. The dates and times of these taster sessions are as follows: Print Making for Artists (Screen printing) - Mon 22...

28th April 2006 - National Skills Profile and Team Enterprise Student Celebrate Success

  A certificate presentation has taken place at the Bridlington site of East Riding College to celebrate the success and achievements of students on the National Skills Profile and Team Enterprise courses.   The National Skills Profile and Team Enterprise are entry level courses which a...

27th April 2006 - Brickwork Students Get Hands on Awareness of Fire Safety

NVQ Level 2 Brickwork students at the Carnaby site of East Riding College have recently attended a morning at the Bridlington Fire Station to gain hands-on awareness of fire safety.   The visit to the Fire Station saw the students being dressed up in uniforms and taking part in a real-life si...

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