Preston College

College Apprentice Scoops NHS Award

Danielle Tomlinson, 25, an Apprentice Clinical Skills Technician employed by the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has won an NHS award recognising excellence in the workplace.

As part of her Level 2 Laboratory Operations Apprenticeship at Preston’s College, Danielle joined Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Clinical Education Team in May 2015 and assists in the provision of education to Trust employees, student nurses and undergraduate doctors.

The talented apprentice triumphed over more than 30 other entries in the ‘Living the Values’ … Read More and Comment »

Thursday, 17th March, 2016 - News

College and Contractor Builds Bright Future for Apprentices

One local firm that is proactively using Apprenticeships to develop future talent and prevent the skills gap from biting is Matthews & Leigh Civil Engineering Ltd.

The North West construction and civil engineering contractor turned to ROI Solutions at Preston’s College for help in December 2015 after recognising a shortage of skilled talent in the region.

The on-campus team, which provides businesses across Lancashire with a positive ‘Return on Investment’ through the provision of Apprenticeships, bespoke training, CPD programmes, e-learning … Read More and Comment »

Thursday, 17th March, 2016 - News

Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders

Are you a team leader, supervisor, manager or director without a level 4 qualification or higher?

Would you like to gain a Leadership and Management qualification at no cost to yourself?

ROI Solutions at Preston’s College can offer fully funded qualifications from Level 2 to Level 5, perfect for future leaders.

ROI Solutions at Preston’s College knows how important it is to gain that competitive edge. The biggest cost to your business is often staffing. Upskilling and developing your workforce … Read More and Comment »

Tuesday, 15th March, 2016 - News

Apprenticeship Careers Fair – Wednesday 16th March

Preston’s College is holding an Apprenticeship Careers Fair on Wednesday 16 March (1pm – 7pm), to provide 16 to 18 year-olds with the opportunity to open doors to exciting careers with major local employers.

Coinciding with National Apprenticeship Week (14-18 March 2016), the event will be attended by around 50 key employers including Leyland Trucks, Eric Wright and Virgin Trains.

The event will be run in partnership with the Lancashire Chamber of Commerce’s Young Chamber, and invites existing Preston’s College … Read More and Comment »

Wednesday, 2nd March, 2016 - News