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Champion Butcher Peter Rushforth

Champion butcher Peter named Higher Apprentice of the Year

Champion butcher Peter Rushforth, who has not looked back since choosing an apprenticeship instead of going to university, has added the Higher Apprentice of the Year award to his impressive collection of honours. Peter, 22, from Leeswood, collected the prestigious accolade at the annual...

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SRM Finalist

Sustainable Resource Management Finalist

We are delighted to announce that Cambrian Training Company has been chosen as a Finalist for the CIWM Sustainability & Resource Awards, in the Roger Hewitt Learning & Development Award Category. The Sustainability and Resource Awards are long-standing and well-respected, only given for outstanding...

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Champion butcher Peter has sights on another award

Champion butcher Peter Rushforth has not looked back since choosing an apprenticeship instead of going to university. Last year, Peter, 22, from Leeswood, won a WorldSkills UK gold medal for butchery, the Meat Trades Journal Young Butcher of the Year title, represented the UK...

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Meat business launches academy to develop skilled staff

A desire to attract, develop and retain employees from the surrounding area persuaded Celtica Foods, a West Wales catering butchery and meat processing business, to develop its own training academy. The Cross Hands-based company has a workforce of 75 and a turnover of £12.8...

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Six WorldSkills Butchery Finalists named

The six butchers that have made it to the final of the WorldSkills butchery competition 2017 have been announced. The line-up is made up of three new competitors and three returning butchers. Making it to the final for the first time are: James Taylor,...

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Grow your business with Jobs Growth Wales

Growing your business can be challenging and rewarding at the same time. Sometimes to achieve that growth you need additional help. That’s where Cambrian Training and Jobs Growth Wales can help you and your business. Whether small or large, the Jobs Growth Wales programme helps businesses in parts...

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Final Worldskills butchery heat winner named

The fourth and final winner of the Worldskills butchery competition has been named. Stewart McClymont, from Blair Drummond Smiddy Farm Shop, near Stirling, won the Scottish heat of the competition. This is the first time the competition headed to Scotland in it’s three-year history. The three...

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Third Worldskills heat winner named

James Taylor has been named the winner of the Leeds heat of the Worldskills butchery competition. The 21-year-old butcher (pictured) from Simpsons Butchers in Lincolnshire, was praised for his hard work ethic. Independent meat consultant and judge Viv Harvey explained that Taylor’s previous experience in the Premier...

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