Category: Archive 2017

With Welsh rugby fans still smarting from their country’s controversial Six Nations Championship rugby defeat to England at Twickenham last Saturday, there was more disappointment for Wales yesterday (Thursday). The two countries clashed again, this time as talented young chefs competed in the Battle for the Dragon cook-off at the Welsh International Culinary Championships at… Read more »

Talented chef Arron Tye ticked off one of his career ambitions when he received the Junior Chef of Wales trophy last night (Thursday). The 23-year-old chef de partie from Carden Park Hotel, Chester who is captan of Junior Culinary Team Wales, clinched the coveted title after a closely contested final at the Welsh International Culinary… Read more »

Cambrian Training Company is encouraging employers to show some love and care for their employees this Valentine’s Day by giving them the gift of learning. It’s the perfect time of the year for employers to invest in apprentices to give their businesses the skills they need now and in the future. For those employers who… Read more »

The call goes out to ALL 18 to 23-year-old butcher apprentices in search for Premier Young Butcher 2018. Staged at FOODEX in the Birmingham NEC on 16th April 2018 the four-hour, six category competition will test to the limit the craft skills of contestants like no other. Where the judges will assess and evaluate competitors… Read more »

A young baker from Cardiff is to travel to Denmark to learn all the secrets of baking the traditional Danish way. Becky Chatfield works as an apprentice at the popular Brød bakery in Pontcanna, set up by Danish expatriate Betina Skovbro, where she is trained by Cambrian Training, a leading Welsh training provider based in… Read more »

Individuals and employers who have excelled in apprenticeship, skills and employment training programmes delivered by one of Wales’ top training companies will be recognized this spring. Cambrian Training Company, which has offices in Welshpool, Holyhead, Colwyn Bay and Llanelli, is now accepting nominations for its annual Apprenticeship, Employment and Skills Awards, which close to entries… Read more »

A leading figure in the work-based learning sector in Wales says he’s hugely honoured to have been awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list for his services to education and training in Wales. Arwyn Watkins, managing director of Cambrian Training Company based in Welshpool, is particularly delighted that the award recognises the contribution that the independent… Read more »

Cambrian Training Apprenticeship, Employment & Skills Awards Celebrating all that is great about training, apprenticeships and skills in Wales. Here at Cambrian Training we work with some great employers and learners throughout Wales delivering a range of training, apprenticeship, skills and employment training programmes on behalf of the Welsh Government. Each and every business, apprentice… Read more »

Haddon Training is happy to announce they have been given the green light to deliver the Level 4 Equine Apprenticeship across Wales! This is fantastic news for people who have completed their Level 3 apprenticeship and are looking for the next step. Haddon Training has 20 years’ experience with apprenticeships in the equine industry, and… Read more »

A plastics technician at a North Wales recycling centre is benefiting from the Welsh Government’s drive to deliver apprenticeships through the medium of Welsh. Dafydd Emrys, 34, is employed at social enterprise Antur Waunfawr’s Caergylchu site in Caernarfon. Dafydd is on the autistic spectrum and found that he was struggling to complete his work in… Read more »