Author: Katy Godsell

Picture caption: Apprentice chef Edward Junaidean with the Castle Inn’s co-owners and head chef Alison Richards. Young people leaving school, college or university across Wales this summer are being advised to check out an exciting range of job vacancies being advertised by an award-winning training provider. Cambrian Training, one of the Wales’ leading work-based learning… Read more »

Picture caption: Director Nicky van Dijk with manager Marc Pugh who started work at the Happy Horse Retirement Home on the JGW programme. Welshpool-based Cambrian Training, one of the Wales’ leading work-based learning providers, is urging employers who are creating new job opportunities to consider applying for support from the Jobs Growth Wales (JGW) before… Read more »

Picture caption: Arwyn Watkins, OBE, Culinary Association of Wales president. The Culinary Association of Wales (CAW) is spreading its wings to include craft butchers as members. Members voted at the biennial general meeting in Welshpool to welcome the new division following a proposal by president Arwyn Watkins, OBE. Mr Watkins, managing director of Cambrian Training… Read more »

Picture caption: Donna Heath, CAW’s National Sustainability Champion. The Culinary Association of Wales has appointed a National Sustainability Champion to take forward Worldchefs initiatives across Wales to inspire sustainable food consumption. Donna Heath, a hospitality training officer at award-winning work-based training provider Cambrian Training Company in Welshpool, is looking forward to her role which will… Read more »

Picture caption: Steve Vaughan, manager of Craft Butchery Team Wales. Wales is hoping to send a team of talented butchers to the World Butchers’ Challenge in the United States for the first time next year. The biennial competition, which will be contested by 16 countries from around the globe, is being held in Sacramento, California… Read more »

A leading Welsh training provider has achieved one of the highest internationally-recognised standards for information security systems. Cambrian Training Company has achieved ISO 27001 certification, three years after developing a compliant Information Security Management System (ISMS) to manage information and cyber security across the business. And after demonstrating that its ISMS has embedded and matured… Read more »

Employers and inspirational individuals who have excelled in apprenticeship, skills and employment training programmes delivered by one of Wales’ top training companies were recognised at an annual awards night on Wednesday. Cambrian Training Company (CTC), which has its head office in Welshpool and offices in Builth Wells, Holyhead, Colwyn Bay and Llanelli, held its third… Read more »

An award-winning training provider has won a major contract to deliver apprenticeships to the Welsh workforce of the UK’s largest food service company. Following a detailed selection process, Compass Group UK & Ireland appointed Cambrian Training Company as its preferred training provider in Wales. Cambrian Training Company, which has offices in Welshpool, Llanelli, Builth Wells,… Read more »

A catering butchery and meat processing company, which has established a training academy to grow its own skilled workers, has been named Wales’ Medium Employer of the Year. Celtica Foods, a division of Welsh independent food service wholesaler Castell Howell Foods based in Cross Hands, near Llanelli, collected the coveted award at the prestigious Apprenticeship Awards Cymru… Read more »

Apprentice chef Thomas Martin, who has sampled work in some of London’s top fine dining restaurants, celebrated the recipe for success when he collected a coveted national award. Thomas, 22, sous chef at 13 Market Street, Caerphilly, was named Foundation Apprentice of the Year at the prestigious Apprenticeship Awards Cymru held at the Celtic Manor… Read more »