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Young people from East Riding College have used their research projects to help shape local authority services in the region.
The students gathered feedback from hundreds of learners about travel and mental health issues before presenting their findings to East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Committee.
Young people who are keen to get into work can apply for more than 50 apprenticeship vacancies at two East Riding College events.
Dedicated recruitment events are being held in Beverley and Bridlington to meet unprecedented demand for new staff from over 20 East Yorkshire employers.
Budding civil engineers are being offered the opportunity to work for one of the region’s premier firms in a new apprenticeship scheme.
East Riding College and Spencer Group have teamed up to enable 20 people to learn essential skills required by the company in a free pre-apprenticeship programme.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.