Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students in Amersham were given the opportunity to ‘pitch’ their business ideas to a panel of ‘Dragons’ this month, which included councillor Mimi Harker OBE, entrepreneur Jeremy Reilly and Graeme Tidd from the Peter Jones Academy.
Construction giant Taylor Wimpey has joined forces with Bucks College Group’s Aylesbury Campus to run a unique Student of the Year competition for full-time Bricklaying and Carpentry students. Individuals will be assessed by tutors throughout the year and the most deserving will receive the donated prize of a custom toolkit and the offer of an interview with Taylor Wimpey. If successful, this will lead to real work with an apprenticeship opportunity.
Buckinghamshire College Group Level 3 Acting students are delighted to invite you to their next production: Arthur Miller's 'The Crucible', with evening performances on 27, 28, 29 March at 18:30 and a special matinee performance for schools on Monday 1 April at 13:00.
Creative Buckinghamshire College Group students had their work showcased over the weekend at the annual Pop-Up Art Weekend organised by the Chilterns Multiple Sclerosis Centre in Wendover, Bucks. Student work sold raised over £320 with a percentage of sales going to the charity, which raised over £16,000 during the course of the weekend.
National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2019) takes place this week (4 to 8 March) and at Bucks College Group we have over 36 Apprenticeship options, covering a wide range of subjects and qualifications. With this in mind we assembled some key Apprentices who are already making a real contribution whilst studying at college to ask them why they chose an Apprenticeship and what they enjoy most about it.
Plumbing lecturer Jamie Cousins was recognised as a Master Plumber at a special awards ceremony at Carpenter’s Hall, in London last week in acknowledgment of his outstanding expertise in his field.
Buckinghamshire College Group offers a range of Health & Social Care and Childcare courses across its campuses in Wycombe and Aylesbury and H&SC apprenticeships across all three campuses. Completing students regularly go on to achieve great things and our courses provide an ideal platform for further development in a diverse range of subject areas. Below is a snapshot of progression routes for some of our Wycombe-based H&SC students.
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