Apprenticeships

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Apprenticeship News

Celebrity hairdresser Michael Douglas awards Wella Centre of Excellence status to The Manchester College

Celebrity hairdresser Michael Douglas visited The Manchester College to officially award the Wella Centre of Excellence status to the Hairdressing and Beauty department and presented the prestigious Wella Shield. There are only 30 colleges ...
Liz Peters presented with the Wella Shield by celeb hairstylist Michael Douglas

 

The Manchester College sponsors prestigious retail award

The Manchester College strives for excellence and innovation in training, so it was a perfect fit for the College to sponsor a category at this year’s Retail Industry Awards.

Known as the “Oscars” of the grocery industry, the ...
Trudy Burrows presents a trophy at the Retail Industry Awards

 

Skills on show in the heart of the city

The Manchester College Skills Show had the ambitious task of showcasing the breadth of courses and opportunities available at the College, but it was so much more.

Held over two days in the heart of the city at Manchester Central, ...
Brooke Vincent admires her work at The Manchester Skills Show

 

The Manchester College appoints Lisa O’Loughlin as its new Principal

The Manchester College today announced that Lisa O’Loughlin has been appointed as its new Principal. Lisa will take up her new role on 1 November from Jack Carney, who is retiring later this year.

Lisa joined The Manchester ...
Lisa O’Loughlin is the new Principal of The Manchester College

 

Elizabeth becomes Apprenticeship Ambassador

Elizabeth Shepherd, an apprentice at The Manchester College, has been invited to become an Apprenticeship Ambassador by Labour Party leader Ed Miliband.

Elizabeth, an apprentice with transport company First Group, was invited to ...
Labour Leader Ed Miliband talks to apprentice Elizabeth Shepherd

 

Media wannabes go to boot camp

Apprenticeships have become a desirable and practical way of stepping on the road to a great career. Ten young people studying at The Manchester College were among close to 100 16-24 year olds across the UK who have been handed the ...

The Manchester College supports the Creative Pioneers project

 

Downing Street celebrates Six Book Challenge success

The success of The Manchester College’s Six Book Challenge has reached Downing Street with College Principal Jack Carney and the College’s Six Book Challenge Co-ordinator Janice Banner invited to Number 11 to celebrate the College’s ...

Jack Carney, left, celebrates the Six Book Challenge success

 

Students create memorial bench for fire fighter

Automotive body repair and media students at The Manchester College have created a memorial bench to firefighter Stephen Hunt who was killed on duty last year.

His watch, Blue Watch Philips Park, collected the bench from the ...
Blue Watch Philips Park collect the memorial bench

 

First year chefs take gold

Students on Level 1 courses in Hospitality and Catering at The Manchester College are already bringing home prizes. Three of our students won gold medals at the ACG Inter-College Cook and Serve Competition, run by Association Culinaire ...

Natasha Gilfillan, Georgia Makin, Aaron Tran, Zena Claxton and Kayln Hope

 

Steven crowned Greater Manchester Young Chef 2014

The Manchester College catering student Steven Halligan, 20, has been crowned the 2014 Greater Manchester Young Chef of the Year. Steven joined young chefs from across the region to compete in the heat.

Steven, who works at Room ...
Steven Halligan is the Greater Manchester Young Chef of the Year