A leading work-based learning company, which delivers apprenticeships across Wales, has begun the new decade and its 25 th year of delivering skills with a glowing inspection report. Cambrian Training, which has offices in Welshpool, Llanelli, Builth Wells, Holyhead and Colwyn Bay, received ‘Good’ judgements across all inspection areas from Estyn, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for… Read more »

  1. Limit your personal information. – Be careful what you post, as you could be revealing important personal details about yourself, which could be misused by scammers. 2. Check your privacy settings regularly as potential Employers or Customers don’t need to know your personal relationship status or home address! Remember… you can never be… Read more »

As we head into the New Year, it is the ideal time to take a step back, and start 2020 with a healthy mind-set. Here are a few tips on how you can focus on your psychological wellbeing. 1. Maintain a healthy diet. Foods that are rich in vitamins and nutrients, are not only great… Read more »

Picture caption: Helping Our Homeless Wales’ vice chairman Sian Clarke and volunteer Liam Crosby pictured with Cambrian Training’s managing director Arwyn Watkins and staff Loz Gaskin, Donna Heath, Shirley Chelmick and Steve Bound who helped collect shoe boxes, bags of food and jackets for the charity. Kind-hearted directors and staff at an award-winning training provider… Read more »

Picture captions: Stefan Rice with his gold medal after winning the Butchery WorldSkills UK Competition final. Absolutely thrilled and flabbergasted” was the reaction of Stafford butcher Stefan Rice after winning the Butchery WorldSkills UK Competition final at the weekend. Stefan, 35, from Cannock, who works for A. Hindle and Son, Stafford, edged out five rival… Read more »

No matter how many job interviews you attend, the process never gets easier! Here are some top tips by our Employability Officer, Russ, to help you nail your next interview, and display your best self. 1. Arrive early, but not too early, and make sure you know where you’re going. 2. Appear professional. Empty your… Read more »

Three hospitality businesses recognised at the inaugural Mid Wales Tourism Awards last month have all said apprenticeships delivered by Cambrian Training have contributed to their success. The Trefeddian Hotel, Aberdyfi followed up its AA Hotel of the Year for Wales in 2018 by being named Best Hotel at the Mid Wales Tourism Awards, while The… Read more »

Applying for a new job, or maybe just want to refresh your CV? Here are some top tips for writing the ultimate CV by one of our Employability Skills Tutor, Russ… 1. Create a smart & professional format. When seen on a desk amongst others, you want your A4 page to look neat, organised, not… Read more »

Picture caption: Codie-Jo Carr receives her certificate from judges Roger Kelsey and Viv Harvey in the regional heat, Craig Holly shows his competition butchery skills, Liam Lewis in action in the regional heats, Elizabeth James in competition action, Jason Edwards with his meat display in the regional heat, Stefan Rice is looking forward to the… Read more »