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Adult training news

Groundbreaking visit to new construction centre

ceclarkodig SOME of the key people behind a new construction education centre in West Cumbria came together this month to lend a hand to the project.

Last updated 28 June 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Why the learning process isn’t all one way...

CECayton THIRTY years separate a Workington telecommunications specialist and his young apprentice. However, the learning process between 57-year-old Trevor Cayton, of Stainburn, and 17-year-old Ryan Fleming is not a one-way affair.

Last updated 24 May 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Meeting demand for skilled, motivated people

IT IS now six months since The University of Manchester took ownership of its new £20million research base at Westlakes Science & Technology Park.

Last updated 24 May 2012
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From mechanics to baking – and big hair!

TO celebrate National Adult Learners’ Week in May, Lakes College launched the second cohort of short leisure courses following the success of its first range at the start of the year.

Last updated 24 May 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Learning workplace skills that will last for a lifetime

cehuds03 WITH Government calls on the private sector to play its part in helping to re-build the UK’s economy, apprentices at one Workington engineering company are enjoying the benefits of training with a firm investing in its workforce.

Last updated 24 May 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

AWARDS HONOUR BEST IN THE WEST

CELCAWARDS240501 THE skills of teenagers from West Cumbria were honoured at an awards ceremony this month at Lakes College, Lillyhall.

Last updated 24 May 2012
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Training provider expands

CETRAINRITE05 A LILLYHALL training provider is leading the way for other local firms after expanding its workforce and business.

Last updated 26 April 2012
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Fund seeks to raise young Cumbrians’ aspirations

A £10,000 fund has been created by a local construction firm to help raise aspirations and achievements in the young people of West Cumbria.

Last updated 26 April 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Search for new apprentices

ASPIRING engineers from West Cumbria could soon hear the words ‘you’re hired’ following the launch of Northern Gas Networks’ search for new apprentices.

Last updated 26 April 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

STAGE STRUCK

CETBL03 STEPPING, however cautiously, into the limelight is fun, according to Jeff Wallcook, Theatre by the Lake’s youth theatre leader based in Workington. It’s also good for you.

Last updated 26 April 2012
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Apprenticeships take learning to a new stage

cesalmonrose MORE precious than gold dust is how apprentice Tom Salmon described the Copeland initiative aimed at providing young people with valuable work experience.

Last updated 29 March 2012
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Learning how to teach others

A GROUP of learners from Whitehaven and Workington have completed a level three adult teacher training course with the Workers’ Educational Association.

Last updated 29 March 2012
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AWARDS FOR NUCLEAR STARS

CELlewellyn NUCLEAR stars of the future were hailed at an awards ceremony last night in Manchester.

Last updated 29 March 2012
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Allerdale council leads by example with four new apprentices

Allerdale council has taken on four new apprentices and a graduate in the hope that other businesses will be encouraged to support young people.

Last updated 27 January 2012
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Connexions Cumbria launches National Citizen Service campaign

Youth service Connexions Cumbria has launched its campaign for this year’s National Citizen Service early in a bid to attract year 11 students on to the programme.

Last updated 27 January 2012
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WHEELS ARE IN MOTION FOR APPRENTICES

CESystem Training A NEW training facility in Maryport will help provide more jobs and apprenticeships for young people across the region.

Last updated 24 November 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

REBIKE HELPS YOU LEARN NEW SKILLS

CEREBIKE A CUMBRIAN social enterprise scheme which helps people gain skills and qualifications to get into work is expanding into Workington.

Last updated 24 November 2011
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HI, DRAMA

CEWALLCOOK JEFF Wallcook passionately believes that young people can be helped to discover themselves through theatre; he knows because he sees its impact every week in sessions he runs in Workington, Cockermouth and Keswick.

Last updated 24 November 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

VICTORIA REIGNS

CEVICTORA06 VICTORIA Infant and Nursery School in Workington has become a shining example of a school nestled in the heart of a community that is leading by example for others.

Last updated 24 November 2011
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College shatters apprentice target

LAKES College has beaten its target to place 100 apprentices in work within 100 days.

Last updated 29 September 2011
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

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