Category: Archive 2020

What better way to use up those lovely blackberries than make a fantastic souffle with vanilla ice cream. Here is a step-by-step guide to preparing and cooking this sweet delight that serves 4 people: Ingredients Soufflé Butter for greasing 100g of caster sugar, plus extra for lining 100g of Blackberry purée 10g of cornflour 2… Read more »

Simple but tasty Burger recipe for your summer bbq. Ingredients 450g of minced Beef 1/2 a white onion finely chopped 40g-50g of breadcrumbs 1 egg 1 tablespoon of tomato ketchup 1 tablespoon of dijon mustard A generous pinch of garlic powder Salt and Pepper to season Method Place the mince into a large mixing bowl… Read more »

As an apprentice training in Wales, the opportunities to do so through the medium of Welsh has never been better. The City and Guilds platfrom we use at CTC for our learners portfolios now has a translation tool which enables you to see your course work in any language of your choice and I use… Read more »

Just reopened, and looking for new team members? Or maybe you need extra staff to deal with increased demand? Whatever the reason for your vacancy, here’s a few top tips from one of our Business Engagement Officers, Debbie, on reaching & attracting the best candidates! Create a Social Media presence Create social media accounts for your… Read more »

Apprentices and trainees across Wales have been able to progress with their learning programmes during the Coronavirus lockdown thanks to responsive and innovative changes made by their training providers, including online and practical support. The fortunes of learners have been uppermost in the minds of training providers who have shown agility in adapting their learning… Read more »

Are you currently unemployed, or wondering how you can prepare for employment after home-schooling finishes? Follow some of these top tips on how to prepare for landing that dream job! Sharpen up your CV Your CV is the first bit of information an Employer will discover about you, so make it count! Whether you’re starting… Read more »

Coronavirus front line workers across Wales are receiving potentially lifesaving face masks, surgical caps and scrubs made by staff employed by award-winning learning provider Cambrian Training in their spare time. Lisa Jagger, a hospitality training officer from Llanelli, was the first employee to start making the personal protective equipment (PPE) and she and her mum,… Read more »

Picture caption: A page from the Food Heroes workshop. Children and parents in lockdown across Wales are learning how they can play their part in taking care of the planet thanks to an online, interactive Food Heroes workshop. The free, 30-minute, bilingual workshop, which promotes global sustainability development goals, has been developed by Donna Heath,… Read more »

Apart from the heroic key workers, most of us are now working from home and for me this has meant a huge change in what I do each day, how often I go shopping and what I buy. Our weekly food shop is our only trip into the outside world and we are changing the… Read more »

Picture caption: Stefan Rice in action last year’s Butchery WorldSkills UK competition final. With just one week to go to enter the 2020 Butchery WorldSkills UK Competition, last year’s gold medallist has been explaining why talented butchers should throw their hats in the ring. Stefan Rice, 36, triumphed in last year’s competition final, held at… Read more »