Category: Archive 2020

Are you currently unemployed, or wondering how you can prepare for employment after home-schooling finishes? Follow some of these top tips on how to prepare for landing that dream job! Sharpen up your CV Your CV is the first bit of information an Employer will discover about you, so make it count! Whether you’re starting… Read more »

Coronavirus front line workers across Wales are receiving potentially lifesaving face masks, surgical caps and scrubs made by staff employed by award-winning learning provider Cambrian Training in their spare time. Lisa Jagger, a hospitality training officer from Llanelli, was the first employee to start making the personal protective equipment (PPE) and she and her mum,… Read more »

Picture caption: A page from the Food Heroes workshop. Children and parents in lockdown across Wales are learning how they can play their part in taking care of the planet thanks to an online, interactive Food Heroes workshop. The free, 30-minute, bilingual workshop, which promotes global sustainability development goals, has been developed by Donna Heath,… Read more »

Apart from the heroic key workers, most of us are now working from home and for me this has meant a huge change in what I do each day, how often I go shopping and what I buy. Our weekly food shop is our only trip into the outside world and we are changing the… Read more »

Picture caption: Stefan Rice in action last year’s Butchery WorldSkills UK competition final. With just one week to go to enter the 2020 Butchery WorldSkills UK Competition, last year’s gold medallist has been explaining why talented butchers should throw their hats in the ring. Stefan Rice, 36, triumphed in last year’s competition final, held at… Read more »

A knife is arguably the most important tool in the kitchen, which is why it is essential that the blade is sharp! When blunt, you have less control and are more likely to see the knife slide off the food, thereby making cooking a more hazardous process. To sharpen and maintain a knife is a… Read more »

  Before we go into it… what is your Digital Footprint? To put it simply, it’s a record or trail left of things that you have done online, including your social media activity, online shopping, and website browsing. It is pretty much anything with your name attached to it. From super sophisticated phishing emails, to… Read more »

While many businesses are closed during the Coronavirus pandemic, apprentices across Wales are forging ahead with their qualifications with online support from their learning provider. Directors and staff at award winning, pan-Wales learning provider Cambrian Training are all working remotely from home during the pandemic but are staying connected to their learners via the City… Read more »

Makes 1 Loaf Ingredients 250g Strong bread flour 1 tsp salt 1 sachet dried yeast approx. 7g 4 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 200ml Water 25g fine sea salt 1 sprig rosemary 25g chopped wild garlic 50g chopped red onion Method 1. Place the flour, tsp salt, yeast, one tbsp. olive oil into a large… Read more »

Picture caption: Butchers competing in last year’s WorldSkills UK competition. The deadline for a competition to find the UK’s best butcher has been extended to May 5 because of the Coronavirus crisis. The closing date for the Butchery WorldSkills UK Competition entries was originally scheduled for April 2, but WorldSkills UK has decided to extend… Read more »