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Apprenticeship News

Success as The Manchester College hits 50 in 5 target

The Manchester College completed their 50 in 5 pledge for National Apprenticeship Week 2014 with Jack Webster the 50th apprentice to be placed in a job when he signed up with Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service.

The ...


Rio Ferdinand kicks off The Manchester College’s 50 in 5 pledge

The Manchester College kicked off National Apprenticeship Week with a pledge to place 50 local young people into jobs in five days, with the first apprentice securing a job starting as an apprentice chef in Rio Ferdinand’s restaurant, ...

Rio Ferdinand and The Manchester College apprentice Rhys Owen


Real job opportunities for local people

The Manchester College are giving local jobseekers the opportunity to meet employers and find out about hundreds of Apprenticeships vacancies on offer, at a jobs fair at Manchester Town Hall.

The Apprenticeship team will be on ...


World-class Games School opens in Manchester

Local people looking to work in the global gaming industry now have the opportunity to get on the first rung of the ladder with the arrival of a top European gaming school in Manchester called Playground Squad UK.

Based in Sweden, ...
Photo of PlaygroundSquad team courtesy of Thomas Rothwell


Student designs logo for national qualification

A Graphic Design student at The Manchester College has designed a winning logo for a national qualification.

PEARL (Personal, Employability, Achievement and Reflection for Learning) is a practical hands on qualification which has ...
Thomas Dyke and his winning design


Giving local jobs to local people

The Manchester College is giving young people in Stockport the chance to get on the job ladder at a jobs fair in the new Apprenticeships Store in Stockport Exchange.

The Manchester College have invited local employers who have ...
Apprenticeship Store


#TalkEnglish scheme supports local people

The Manchester College are part of a winning bid to help teach English to local people who don’t have it as their first language.

Manchester Adult Education Service #TalkEnglish project is focused on increasing the reach and scope ...
Talk English


MOBO winner performs exclusive gig at Harpurhey campus

Hip-hop artist Akala visited The Manchester College’s North Manchester Sixth Form campus where he entertained the students with an exclusive acapella session.

Akala spoke to the students about growing up in a musical family – his ...
Akala performs at The Manchester College


College regeneration project honoured at national green awards

The ambitious renovation project to redevelop the former Harpurhey baths in to a modern environment for The Manchester College’s North Manchester Sixth Form was highly commended at the Green Gown Awards.

The campus, based in ...
The Manchester College team receive Green Gown Award


Apprenticeship programme wins top accolade at national Apprenticeship awards

The Manchester College joined Manchester City Council at the National Apprenticeship Awards regional finals as their Apprenticeship programme received a top accolade in the North West.

The Manchester College, together with Work ...
National Apprenticeship Awards North West final winners 2013