Author: Manon Rosser

Ben Roberts, an award-winning butcher, who has competed against the world’s best in his craft, is using the skills learnt during apprenticeships to open a new shop in Farndon, near Chester. Ben, 32, opened Astley & Stratton Ltd last month, replacing the Griffiths Butchers shop which had been based on High Street for 200 years.… Read more »

LACA – the school food people – launch four industry and sector specific Apprenticeships in partnership with national training providers HIT Training and Cambrian Training. It’s National Apprenticeship week 5th to 11th of February and LACA is delighted to launch four new specially designed apprenticeships for the school catering industry in the UK.  Working in… Read more »

At Cambrian Training, we believe that apprenticeships are for all individuals, regardless of their background, age, level or needs. Our aim is to ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to access our apprenticeships and we can provide extra support when required. We strive to continually improve the services that we provide. This is why… Read more »

Three Days Hospitality Hub The event featuring prestigious hospitality competitions for industry and apprentices as well as a Welsh Food & Drink exhibition will be open to trade, apprentices, students and the general public. Arwyn Watkins OBE, President of the Culinary Association of Wales, believes Skills Competition Wales is a great addition.  “To have Skills… Read more »

To celebrate this year’s Use your Welsh (Defnyddia dy Gymraeg) campaign, we have been talking to some of our apprentices and colleagues about their experiences of using Welsh. The three individuals from across Wales, shared with us their advice and views on why it’s important to use more Welsh. Jack Williams, Bikes Officer at Antur… Read more »

As a leading work-based training provider Cambrian Training Company is nurturing the next generation of culinary and hospitality professionals. We’ve been speaking with our apprentices at Chartists 1770 at The Trewythen restaurant to tell us what day to day work is like for an apprentice chef. The business employs eight apprentices including a team of… Read more »

The Celtic Collection, comprising a luxury resort, hotels and lodges across South Wales, has just enrolled its 100th active apprentice with the country’s leading provider of apprenticeships to the hospitality industry. Daniel Wright, 21, who works at The Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, has the distinction of becoming The Celtic Collection’s centurion apprentice, by enrolling onto a… Read more »

This Adult Learners Week, Cambrian Training wants to inspire individuals of all ages to be lifelong learners and debunk the myth that apprenticeships are only for school leavers. Their work-based apprenticeships give individuals from all walks of life the opportunity to gain brand new skills, embed their current knowledge with qualifications; or even change careers.… Read more »

In celebration of Zero Waste Week from September 4th – 8th we wanted to share with you our Sustainability Strategy. The company’s Sustainability Strategy sets out a commitment to digital meetings with staff and learners to reduce the impact of travel. Other commitments include investment in renewable energy, such as solar panels, energy efficient appliances,… Read more »

We know how hard it can be deciding on the next step in your career pathway; that’s why we’ve made it that little bit easier by putting together some frequently asked questions about our work-based apprenticeships. Our award-winning apprenticeship programmes give you the opportunity to earn a wage whilst gaining accredited qualifications in a career… Read more »