Category: Archive 2016

The Welsh Government’s Jobs Growth Wales programme has opened the door to a dream career for Marc Pugh where he can indulge his passion for working with horses. Marc, 20, from Llanfaredd, near Builth Wells, has helped expand the business since joining director Nicky van Dijk’s team at Happy Horse Retirement Home at Crai, near… Read more »

We have some great news for businesses and learners across Wales who are looking to increase and improve their skills and qualifications in the coming academic year. Due to the changes in The Welsh Government Apprenticeship priority funding guidelines for 2016/17, we are now able to offer an even greater range of opportunities for businesses… Read more »

As one of Wales’ top training providers, we can now offer all employers across Wales the fantastic opportunity to advertise and promote their quality apprenticeship job opportunities online FREE of charge on the Apprenticeship Matching Service (AMS). The matching service sits on the Careers Wales website which is available to thousands of young people from… Read more »

Apprentices and employers surveyed during their Apprenticeship journey with award-winning training provider Cambrian Training Company (CTC) have given the Welshpool-based company a high ‘excellence’ rating. Both sets of surveys are carried out at key points throughout the learning journey at 3 months, 8 months and at the end with all our employers and apprentices engaged… Read more »

Top quality Welsh Lamb could soon be on more restaurant menus in Germany. Top trade supplier TransGourmet has added the sought-after product to its listings, and is featuring Welsh Lamb demonstrations at its major client fairs this autumn. Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) took part in a major trade fair this week… Read more »

Butchery apprentices from across the UK are being invited to take part in the 2017 Premier Young Butcher Competition hosted by Yandell Media at MeatUp in the Arena, Milton Keynes (NEC) on Thursday 25th May next year. Following the success of the competition at the Birmingham NEC in April when eight finalists from across the… Read more »

Organising Partner Cambrian Training Company has named the final six butchers who will be battling it out in the WorldSkills competition.  Hannah Blakey, a 17-year-old apprentice at Leeds City College, is both the youngest competitor and the first female to make it to the finals.  She’ll be joined by Peter Rushforth (pictured) of Swans Farm… Read more »

Sixteen new apprenticeships are being created with the launch of a training academy at a successful Welshpool company which makes a huge range of artisan desserts for the food service industry. Sidoli, which employs 400 people at its Henfaes Lane headquarters, is launching the academy to grow its own multi-skilled workforce, having previously struggled to… Read more »

The winner of the third and final heat of the WorldSkills butchery competition took place in Leeds City College yesterday (Tuesday, 5 July 2016). Thirty-year-old Daniel Turley from Aubrey Allen in Warwickshire overcame competition from runner-up Jessica Leliuga from Ye Olde Sausage Shop in Accrington, while Ryan Lee of A Charlesworth in Horbury and Jordan… Read more »

The third and final heat of the WorldSkills butchery challenge will take place tomorrow at Leeds City College. The competition is organised by Cambrian Training Company, supported by an industry steering group and exclusive media partner Meat Trades Journal. Daniel Turley (30) of Aubrey Allen in Leamington Spa is taking part in the contest. “I’m… Read more »