Category: Archive 2020

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 »

The uncertainty and uneasiness that the Coronavirus pandemic has brought can have a substantial affect on your Mental Health. Here are some ways you can try and maintain a sense of control, and ease that anxiety: Don’t get lost in the News – Switching the news on, and listening to endless media coverage is easily… Read more »

Although our teams have been speaking with many of you individually during the current uncertainty, as the Managing Director of Cambrian Training Company, I wanted to give you all a more general update and some comfort at this challenging time, we face together. Firstly, I can confirm that we remain open for business and have… Read more »

Employers and learners who have excelled in apprenticeship, skills and employment training programmes delivered by one of Wales’ top work-based learning providers celebrated success at an annual awards ceremony. Cambrian Training presented its annual Apprenticeship, Employment and Skills Awards at the International Pavilion on the Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd. To be nominated for the awards,… Read more »

Why enter Skills Competitions? Boosts your confidence and performance at work, college, school or university Not only does competing improve your personal confidence, it improves your confidence to execute your skill well, and motivates you to try harder to be as good as you can be. You may also have the opportunity to meet world-class… Read more »