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 »

Picture caption: Foundation Apprentices Anish Kuriakose, Jane Weston, Kathryn Dollery, Sion Treharne with (back from left) training officer Joanna Davies from Cambrian Training, Bronglais General Hospital’s hotel services co-ordinator Steve James. Higher Apprentice Mark Westlake, Hywel Dda University Health Board facilities operations manager Stephen John and Cambrian Training’s head of hospitality Chris Bason. Bronglais General… Read more »

Businesses across Wales that process and sell fish and shellfish, including processing plants, fishmongers, supermarket fish counters and fish and chip shops, are being encouraged to engage with apprenticeships to upskill their workforce. Fish and Shellfish Apprenticeships, delivered for the Welsh Government by award-winning pan-Wales learning provider Cambrian Training, are designed to help employers create… Read more »

To celebrate our great Welsh fish and help your healthy eating habits for 2019, it’s a good time to introduce some fish to your diet and learn new skills too. Fish is high in protein and contains those all-important omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential to a healthy diet. Here is a step-by-step guide to… Read more »

Picture caption: The Harbourmaster Hotel’s General Manager Dai Morgan receives the Small Employer of the Year Award from Kim Churcher, Managing Director of sponsor Wales England Care, watched by apprentices. An independently owned hotel, bar and restaurant on the Mid Wales coast, which grows and nurtures its own staff, has been rewarded with a national… Read more »