Author: Katy Godsell

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 »

Pictured back left to right, Vicky Watkins, Donna Heath and Katy Godsell. Front, Alex Hogg. Picture by Phil Blagg. Staff from one of Wales’ leading training providers will be putting in the hard yards to raise money for Cancer Research in 2019. The company, which has offices in Welshpool, Llanelli, Builth Wells, Holyhead and Colwyn… Read more »

The new Welsh Butcher of the Year is Craig Holly, assistant manager of Neil Powell Butchers in Abergavenny. Holly, 29, added the coveted title to his list of honours, which include Welsh Pork Butcher of the Year in 2016, following a keenly contested final at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair in Builth Wells on Tuesday.… Read more »

A Northern Ireland butcher, who previously spent nine years as a chef, combined his skills to give rivals the chop as he was named Butchery WorldSkills UK champion at the weekend. Saulius Repecka, 30, who works for Emerson’s Supermarket, Armagh, collected a gold medal at the WorldSkills UK Live Show at the NEC Birmingham where he impressed judges… 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 »

Welsh Lamb is the meat of choice for the new Royal Welsh Winter Fair Taste Test Awards aim to showcase the best of Welsh lamb New for the 2018 Royal Welsh Winter Fair, the society have joined forces with Cambrian Training, Culinary Association of Wales and Wales Culinary Team, to introduce the Royal Welsh Winter… Read more »

Apprentice chef Thomas Martin is a young man with a passion for cooking who has already sampled work in some of London’s top fine dining restaurants. At the age of 22, he is following a career path that he hopes will lead him to achieving his ambition of opening his own restaurant in Cardiff to… Read more »