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“Remember this day as a milestone, but not the destination,” more than 70 Welsh apprentices were told at their apprenticeship graduation ceremony in Mid Wales. That was the message from Faith O’Brien, managing director of Cambrian Training Company which, with its sub-contractors, celebrated the achievements of their apprentices at the bi-annual ceremony held at the… Read more »

Over 280 talented young people from across Wales have been recognised for their outstanding vocational skills at this year’s Skills Competition Wales awards, securing 96 gold, 92 silver and 97 bronze medals. The announcement follows a series of competitions that took place in January and February, where a record-breaking 1,129 representatives from every corner of… Read more »

March 8th  is International Women’s Day (IWD) and this year the theme  is Inspire Inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, inclusion is at the heart of everything we do, offering a fair and inclusive workplace environment where everyone, regardless of their gender, ability, or ethnicity, feel supported and inspired to thrive. Cambrian Training have 2,227… Read more »

Dark Chocolate, Miso, Pistachio, Strawberry, Sheep’s Yoghurt, Sorrel Learning the necessary skills and techniques in cooking is key to taking your career to the next level. Once you know the basics you can then use the influences and trends of the industry to put a modern seasonal spin on the classics. Here is a modern… Read more »

One thing they say about March is that it comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. They also call March the hungry gap as it’s an in between season with regard to the produce we have available for our tables. The transition from the truncated month of February into the new… Read more »

Before the seasons turn and winter becomes spring, this St David’s Day celebrate one last round of comfort food with this spin on a traditional Welsh food. Ingredients 40g butter 40g plain flour 300ml whole milk 1 tsp Welsh Red Mustard A pinch of cayenne 3 tsp Worcestershire sauce 150g Caerphilly Cheese 50g parmesan, finely… Read more »

The Battle of the Dragons cocktail has been created by one of our experts here at Cambrian Training to mark the celebration of St David’s day. As you may know, cocktails sometimes thrive on the success of a good story and just like the classics, this cocktail brings together Welsh produce and those of colours… Read more »

Three Days Hospitality Hub The event featuring prestigious hospitality competitions for industry and apprentices as well as a Welsh Food & Drink exhibition will be open to trade, apprentices, students and the general public. Arwyn Watkins OBE, President of the Culinary Association of Wales, believes Skills Competition Wales is a great addition.  “To have Skills… Read more »

To celebrate this year’s Use your Welsh (Defnyddia dy Gymraeg) campaign, we have been talking to some of our apprentices and colleagues about their experiences of using Welsh. The three individuals from across Wales, shared with us their advice and views on why it’s important to use more Welsh. Jack Williams, Bikes Officer at Antur… Read more »

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 »