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31st May 2016 - Engineering course proves popular with school pupils

Engineering course proves popular with school pupils

A new and innovative course which aims to help address the region’s shortage of engineers is already proving popular with school pupils.
A total of 60 pupils at Headlands School, Bridlington, have enrolled onto the HEAD into engineering programme and will begin their engineering studies in September.

23rd May 2016 - Free rugby school during half-term

Free rugby school during half-term

Young people are being offered the chance to take part in a free one-day rugby school at East Riding College during the half term holidays.
The Try It Out event will take place at the College’s campus in St Mary’s Walk, Bridlington, from 10am to 2pm on Tuesday, May 31.

20th May 2016 - First in East Riding to achieve new careers advice award

First in East Riding to achieve new careers advice award

East Riding College has become the first school or college in the area to secure a challenging new accreditation for advice and guidance.
The College has been awarded the Humber Gold Standard for Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG), which is jointly funded by Deflog VQ and the Humber LEP.

12th May 2016 - Fresh apprenticeship intake with major employer

Fresh apprenticeship intake with major employer

East Riding College and Cranswick Country Foods have teamed up to offer 16 apprenticeships at the company’s Preston factory.
They will run for 12 months each and everyone who successfully completes theirs is guaranteed a full-time job.
The company is looking for butchery apprentices to join its 1,400-strong workforce in producing fresh pork products for major supermarket chains.

28th April 2016 - Apprenticeship job vacancies with premium meat producer

Pontefract-based meat producer Dovecote Park has joined forces with East Riding College to offer butchery apprenticeships to young people in the region.
Following on from the first intake to its very popular apprenticeship programme, the expanding business is looking to recruit a fresh batch of male and female employees who are guaranteed a permanent position on successful completion of the 18-month programme.
The company is looking for butchery apprentices to join its 700-strong workforce in processing premium products for supermarket chain Waitrose.

 

19th April 2016 - College shortlisted in accounting awards

East Riding College has been shortlisted in the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Training Provider Awards for its delivery of professional accountancy courses.
The College, which has main campuses in Beverley and Bridlington, has rapidly grown its range of accounting qualifications over the past five years as interest from members of the public and employers has increased.

15th April 2016 - Big discount for new Saturday accounting course

Big discount for new Saturday accounting course

East Riding College is opening up its Beverley campus on a Saturday for a new accountancy course and offering 25 per cent off the course fee.
The Level One Award in Accounting is perfect for those who have little or no accounts experience but who want to gain new skills or want to move into accounts-related roles. 

12th April 2016 - Five star jobs for impressive students

Five star jobs for impressive students

Two catering and hospitality students have been offered full-time jobs at a five-star Oxford hotel after impressing during work experience placements.
Andrei Birang and India Miles, who both study at the College’s Bridlington campus, were offered the two-and-a-half-week stint at the MacDonald’s Randolph Hotel after a request from general manager Michael Grange to the College’s curriculum leader David Leaf.

23rd March 2016 - Glowing Ofsted report highlights outstanding practice

Glowing Ofsted report highlights outstanding practice

East Riding College has this week received the best Ofsted report for a general further education or sixth form college since the new, tougher inspection regime was introduced last September.
The College, which has campuses in Beverley and Bridlington and a smaller site in Hull, was rated “good” overall and “outstanding” for personal development, behaviour and welfare, and courses for adults. 

11th March 2016 - College and GMB work together to promote apprenticeships

College and GMB work together to promote apprenticeships

Young people learnt about the benefits of apprenticeships at joint events organised by East Riding College and the GMB union.
More than 60 students attended the information sessions at the College’s Beverley and Bridlington campuses.

10th March 2016 - Outstanding achievements honoured in awards ceremony

Outstanding achievements honoured in awards ceremony

Excellence and dedication were recognised at East Riding College’s annual awards ceremony at The Spa Bridlington.
The event saw 40 students, employers and staff each presented with a glass trophy and a gift voucher in recognition of their achievements.

7th March 2016 - Archbishop Sentamu Commends Imaginative Opportunities for Students

Archbishop Sentamu Commends Imaginative Opportunities for Students

The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu has visited East Riding College’s new Beverley campus as part of his six-month pilgrimage around the Diocese of York.
Dr Sentamu met with students and staff at the Flemingate campus to find out how learning was having a positive impact on their lives.

12th February 2016 - Sign up for free Easter soccer school

Sign up for free Easter soccer school

Young people are being offered the chance to take part in a free one-day soccer school at East Riding College during the Easter holidays.
The Your Next Goal event will take place at the College’s campus in St Mary’s Walk, Bridlington, from 10am to 3pm on Thursday, April 7.

5th February 2016 - Tone up your fitness instruction skills

Tone up your fitness instruction skills

People who would like to work in the health and fitness industry can tone up their knowledge and skills with a new East Riding College Course this month.
The Level Two Certificate in Fitness Instruction starts at the Bridlington campus, in St Mary’s Walk, on Thursday, February 25.

22nd January 2016 - Develop your kids’ kitchen flair this half term

Develop your kids’ kitchen flair this half term

East Riding College is offering parents a chance to feed kids and their imagination with a one-day cookery course during February half-term.
Junior Chef Academy is aimed at young people aged around 12 to 16 years old and will take them through a collection of recipes designed to help them eat well and improve their kitchen skills along the way.

21st January 2016 - Could you be a governor?

The Governing Body of East Riding College is seeking to recruit a new member who can bring accountancy experience to the table.
The role of a governor involves taking a strategic overview of the College’s activities through a series of meetings and various other activities.

20th January 2016 - Learn ancient hair removal technique

Learn ancient hair removal technique

People who would like to learn the ancient hair removal technique of threading can take advantage of a forthcoming course at East Riding College.
The Level Two Threading course is aimed at those working in the beauty therapy industry and will take place over three Mondays from February 22, from 9.30am to 12.30pm.

18th January 2016 - Money raised for child cancer charity

Money raised for child cancer charity

Business studies students from East Riding College raised £131 for the Candlelighters charity.
The learners held a sale at the College’s Bridlington campus, in St Mary’s Walk, raising money from gifts and bric-a-brac which had been donated by fellow students and staff.

7th January 2016 - Novel fundraiser from brave students

Public services learners braved the freezing cold North Sea to raise funds for the Royal British Legion.
The group of students jumped into the water at Bridlington north beach wearing British Legion T-shirts, watched by forces veteran

4th January 2016 - Talks raise awareness of teen suicide

Talks raise awareness of teen suicide

The father of a teenager who took his own life has spoken to students at East Riding College about depression and suicide in young people.
Dennis Graham, whose 17-year-old son, Matthew, died in 2010, spoke to nine groups across the Beverley and Bridlington campuses.

23rd December 2015 - Computerised accounts and bookkeeping courses starting January

Level two courses in computerised accounts and bookkeeping will be starting at East Riding College early in the new year.
Computerised accounts is a 10-week course starting on January 7 in Beverley and running on Thursdays from 1pm to 4pm. The course fee is £300.  
Bookkeeping runs from week commencing January 4 at Beverley every Wednesday and Bridlington every Thursdau, both from 9am to noon. This course costs £250.

11th December 2015 - Start your studies in January!

East Riding College is offering a wide range of January starts for people who would like to begin studying in the new year.
Spring term courses are available for people of all ages across part-time and full-time further and higher education at the College’s campuses in Beverley and Bridlington.

10th November 2015 - College and cinema join forces for recruitment event

College and cinema join forces for recruitment event

East Riding College is teaming up with Parkway Cinemas to recruit staff for the multi-screen complex within the Flemingate shopping centre.
The College is hosting a recruitment day later this month for the independent operator as it looks to recruit 30 full and part-time general assistants.

10th November 2015 - College and cinema join forces for recruitment event

College and cinema join forces for recruitment event

East Riding College is teaming up with Parkway Cinemas to recruit staff for the multi-screen complex within the Flemingate shopping centre.
The College is hosting a recruitment day later this month for the independent operator as it looks to recruit 30 full and part-time general assistants.

6th November 2015 - College hosts new advice clinic for Beverley businesses

College hosts new advice clinic for Beverley businesses

A new service offering free and confidential advice to fledgling businesses is being hosted by East Riding College on Tuesday, November 10, from 5.30pm to 7pm.
Beverley Business Clinic  will involve a panel of experienced professionals offering help to start-ups or businesses with issues they are struggling to resolve.

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