Author: Manon Rosser

The executive group chairman of a leading apprenticeship provider in Wales has added another award to his growing list of honours. Arwyn Watkins, OBE, from Cambrian Training Company, won the Leader of the Year Award, sponsored by Veteran Trees, at this year’s Welsh Veterans Awards and was runner-up in Entrepreneur of the Year Award, sponsored… Read more »

A ground-breaking Apprenticeship in Energy and Carbon Management is being launched in Wales to help businesses move towards the countries Net Zero target by 2050. The new apprenticeship qualification – the first in Wales – is being delivered by award-winning training provider Cambrian Training Company and is designed for companies of all sizes and industries… Read more »

Two social enterprises completed a hat-trick at a leading Welsh apprenticeship provider’s annual awards ceremony. Bryson Recycling (Wales), based in Colwyn Bay and Antur Waunfawr, based in Caernarfon, both had triple reason to celebrate at Cambrian Training Company’s annual Apprenticeship, Employment and Skills Awards. The largest social enterprise recycler in the UK, Bryson Recycling was… Read more »

As one of Wales’ leading work-based learning providers we have celebrated the achievements of apprentices from across the country at our annual Graduation ceremony.  Sixty apprentices received their graduation scrolls in their cap and gowns at the ceremony held in the Metropole Hotel and Spa, Llandrindod Wells. The graduates included Patrick Rixson, 24, head chef… Read more »

Former professional photographer Betina Skovbro is enjoying the sweet taste of success following her decision to focus on a successful baking career that continues to rise. Betina, who’s originally from Copenhagen, launched artisan bakery, Brød, in Cardiff in 2015 because after spotting a gap in the market for freshly baked Danish breads, pastries and cakes.… Read more »

Every year on the 1st of March, with flags flying high, a wealth of exciting parades and concerts are held across the country to celebrate the native-born Patron Saint of Wales. Daffodils, leeks and vibrant traditional dress brighten up the streets of Wales; welcoming the arrival of spring. So who is St David and why… Read more »

Bilingual apprenticeships are helping two men to develop promising careers at a leading North Wales social enterprise that provides jobs and training opportunities for people with learning disabilities in their own community. Tom Workman, 39, senior bikes officer and Jack Williams, 24, bikes officer, work for Antur Waunfawr, based in Waunfawr and Caernarfon, where they… Read more »

We have appointed a new managing director for work-based learning. Faith O’Brien succeeds Arwyn Watkins OBE, who now becomes Executive Chair of the CTC Group; with a more strategic focus on Cambrian Training Company, Trailhead Fine Foods, Chartists 1770 and Mid Wales Fayres. They will both continue as board members of the National Training Federation… Read more »

Our mental health and wellbeing champions group was formed earlier this year to encourage and support our staff to help their own and others mental health and general wellbeing. They have been meeting regularly to review resources to share internally and have organised a number of events and activities; all in aid of supporting staffs… Read more »

This Cinnamon Apple Souffle with Sea Buckthorn Ice Cream is sure to impress your guests this party season and is a great alternative to the more traditional Christmas desserts. Ingredients: (Serves 4) Cinnamon Apple Soufflé: -butter for greasing -100g of caster sugar, plus extra for lining –100g of Apple purée -5g Cinnamon Powder –10g of… Read more »