Category: Archive 2023

As a leading work-based training provider Cambrian Training Company is nurturing the next generation of culinary and hospitality professionals. We’ve been speaking with our apprentices at Chartists 1770 at The Trewythen restaurant to tell us what day to day work is like for an apprentice chef. The business employs eight apprentices including a team of… Read more »

The Celtic Collection, comprising a luxury resort, hotels and lodges across South Wales, has just enrolled its 100th active apprentice with the country’s leading provider of apprenticeships to the hospitality industry. Daniel Wright, 21, who works at The Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, has the distinction of becoming The Celtic Collection’s centurion apprentice, by enrolling onto a… Read more »

This Adult Learners Week, Cambrian Training wants to inspire individuals of all ages to be lifelong learners and debunk the myth that apprenticeships are only for school leavers. Their work-based apprenticeships give individuals from all walks of life the opportunity to gain brand new skills, embed their current knowledge with qualifications; or even change careers.… Read more »

In celebration of Zero Waste Week from September 4th – 8th we wanted to share with you our Sustainability Strategy. The company’s Sustainability Strategy sets out a commitment to digital meetings with staff and learners to reduce the impact of travel. Other commitments include investment in renewable energy, such as solar panels, energy efficient appliances,… Read more »

We know how hard it can be deciding on the next step in your career pathway; that’s why we’ve made it that little bit easier by putting together some frequently asked questions about our work-based apprenticeships. Our award-winning apprenticeship programmes give you the opportunity to earn a wage whilst gaining accredited qualifications in a career… Read more »

The executive group chairman of a leading apprenticeship provider in Wales has added another award to his growing list of honours. Arwyn Watkins, OBE, from Cambrian Training Company, won the Leader of the Year Award, sponsored by Veteran Trees, at this year’s Welsh Veterans Awards and was runner-up in Entrepreneur of the Year Award, sponsored… Read more »

A ground-breaking Apprenticeship in Energy and Carbon Management is being launched in Wales to help businesses move towards the countries Net Zero target by 2050. The new apprenticeship qualification – the first in Wales – is being delivered by award-winning training provider Cambrian Training Company and is designed for companies of all sizes and industries… Read more »

Two social enterprises completed a hat-trick at a leading Welsh apprenticeship provider’s annual awards ceremony. Bryson Recycling (Wales), based in Colwyn Bay and Antur Waunfawr, based in Caernarfon, both had triple reason to celebrate at Cambrian Training Company’s annual Apprenticeship, Employment and Skills Awards. The largest social enterprise recycler in the UK, Bryson Recycling was… Read more »

As one of Wales’ leading work-based learning providers we have celebrated the achievements of apprentices from across the country at our annual Graduation ceremony.  Sixty apprentices received their graduation scrolls in their cap and gowns at the ceremony held in the Metropole Hotel and Spa, Llandrindod Wells. The graduates included Patrick Rixson, 24, head chef… Read more »

Former professional photographer Betina Skovbro is enjoying the sweet taste of success following her decision to focus on a successful baking career that continues to rise. Betina, who’s originally from Copenhagen, launched artisan bakery, Brød, in Cardiff in 2015 because after spotting a gap in the market for freshly baked Danish breads, pastries and cakes.… Read more »