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Trade Skills 4U set for expansion with new £1m Yorkshire site

Electrical training course provider, Trade Skills 4U (TS4U), has announced the launch of a new state-of-the-art training facility in Leeds, as it looks to target aspiring electricians in the Yorkshire and North East regions. Established in 2005, the Gatwick-headquartered business specialises in electrical training, delivering courses to over 3,000 students per

Budding engineers across Yorkshire invited to get careers on track

Budding engineers in Yorkshire are invited to visit the brand new National College for High Speed Rail on Carolina Way, for its open day next week, where they can find out about the training opportunities and employer connections offered at the largest of five new government-backed, employer-led national colleges. 2018 is

Transport planning apprentices pen award winning success

Two transport planning apprentices from Leeds College of Building will have their work published in a national magazine having each won a coveted award from the UK association for the promotion of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS-UK). First year student at Leeds College of Building, Daniel Johnson, took first place in the

Government urged to stop holding young people back over UTC decision

Business and education leaders in Doncaster have reminded the Government that an answer has not yet been made on their joint application for a University Technical College (UTC) to serve young people across the borough. As soon as it is given the green light, the College will provide a STEM (science,

Software pioneer APD backs employer-led school and drive to develop tech talent

APD Communications is backing the drive to develop a new generation of tech talent by supporting Hull’s employer-led school. The company – a market leader in developing software for emergency services organisations and mission-critical operations – has become a Major Partner of the pioneering Ron Dearing University Technical College (UTC). APD’s support

SES Engineering Services’ Hovercraft Challenge inspires York’s budding female engineers

With the government declaring 2018 The Year of Engineering, SES Engineering Services (SES) has set out to inspire the next generation of female engineers by hosting its annual Hovercraft Day challenge at The Mount School. Returning for a fifth year, the action-packed event proved that girls from eight local schools across

New campaign aims to inspire young people’s career choices

Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (the LEP) is launching a new campaign to inspire young people in making decisions about future jobs. Future Goals, a high profile careers campaign designed by young people for young people, teachers and parents launched on Monday 26 February 2018, a week before National Careers and

Graduate trainee success

Hambleton District Council’s first graduate accounting trainee has become a fully fledged accountant! Laura Kaye has completed her four year training programme – which is part of a wider initiative from the authority which supports local businesses who take on apprentices and graduates. Laura graduated from De Montfort University in 2012 with

Students’ stock soars in national investment challenge

The investment skills of two teams of students from Pocklington School have earned them a place in the semi-finals of a national Student Investor Challenge. Sixth Form economics and business students invested virtual money in the London stock exchange and other investment instruments to create two portfolios, each worth £100,000, which