Author: Katy Godsell

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 »

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 »

Picture caption: Lee Price (left) receives the Higher Apprentice of the Year Award from Hilary Clifford, Vocational Skills Partnership chair, award sponsor. Lee Price has been honoured with a national award for her dedication to learning after her late husband inspired her to complete a higher apprenticeship nine months early. Lee, 59, from Rhayader, was… Read more »

Picture caption: Cambrian Training’s sustainable resource management team with the Excellence in Innovation Award (from left) Amy Edwards, Beverly Treadwell, Heather Martin, Jay Syrett-Judd, Sue Packer and Stephen Dunn. Pan Wales learning provider Cambrian Training’s sustainable resource management team has been presented with an Excellence in Innovation Award. The award was presented to mark the… Read more »

Picture caption: Director Elen Rees, marketing manager Katy Godsell, Have-a-Go activities co-ordinator Vicky Watkins from Cambrian Training present the netball and hockey kit to Caereinion High School pupils watched by headteacher Philip Jones and PE teacher Catrin Jones. Netball and hockey teams representing Llanfair Caereinion High School have a new set of kit to wear thanks… Read more »

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 »