Category: Archive 2020

Beer is a fabulous ingredient for cooking with! Beer is delicious sipped with both sweet and savoury baked goods but did you know that it adds lightness to a batter mix, a rich flavour to soups or stews that makes them taste like they’ve been simmering for hours and, beers with a sweet or nutty… Read more »

The woman who co-ordinates the Butchery WorldSkills UK Competition is in the running to win a national award from the meat industry. Katy Godsell, marketing manager for pan-Wales work-based learning provider Cambrian Training, headquartered in Welshpool, is a finalist in this year’s Women in Meat Industry Awards, organised by Meat Management magazine. She is shortlisted in the Meat… Read more »

Picture caption: Confederate Chemicals’ operations manager John Hextall with employee Nia Faith-Williams who was recruited via the Jobs Growth Wales programme. Employers re-opening & bouncing back from the COVID-19 pandemic are being advised by Cambrian Training to consider applying for support from the Jobs Growth Wales (JGW) programme if they are looking to create new… Read more »

Two prominent Mid Wales businessmen have been shortlisted for this year’s Welsh Veterans Awards. Peter Webber, chairman of Cellpath in Newtown and Arwyn Watkins, OBE, managing director of Cambrian Training, based in Welshpool, are each shortlisted in two categories. Both men are in the running to win the Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Hugh James, while… Read more »

1.Create a to-do list At the end of each day, set out 3 things you want to complete or achieve the following day. According to American Express CEO, Kenneth Chenault, creating a to-do list the day before, gives you a head start on your morning EXTRA TIP: Remember to keep your list realistic, including only… Read more »

What better way to use up those lovely blackberries than make a fantastic souffle with vanilla ice cream. Here is a step-by-step guide to preparing and cooking this sweet delight that serves 4 people: Ingredients Soufflé Butter for greasing 100g of caster sugar, plus extra for lining 100g of Blackberry purée 10g of cornflour 2… Read more »

Simple but tasty Burger recipe for your summer bbq. Ingredients 450g of minced Beef 1/2 a white onion finely chopped 40g-50g of breadcrumbs 1 egg 1 tablespoon of tomato ketchup 1 tablespoon of dijon mustard A generous pinch of garlic powder Salt and Pepper to season Method Place the mince into a large mixing bowl… Read more »

As an apprentice training in Wales, the opportunities to do so through the medium of Welsh has never been better. The City and Guilds platfrom we use at CTC for our learners portfolios now has a translation tool which enables you to see your course work in any language of your choice and I use… Read more »

Just reopened, and looking for new team members? Or maybe you need extra staff to deal with increased demand? Whatever the reason for your vacancy, here’s a few top tips from one of our Business Engagement Officers, Debbie, on reaching & attracting the best candidates! Create a Social Media presence Create social media accounts for your… Read more »

Apprentices and trainees across Wales have been able to progress with their learning programmes during the Coronavirus lockdown thanks to responsive and innovative changes made by their training providers, including online and practical support. The fortunes of learners have been uppermost in the minds of training providers who have shown agility in adapting their learning… Read more »