Personal trainer Jess Guest is the latest young person to land her ideal job thanks to a sports and leisure apprenticeship with Derbyshire Dales District Council. Jess, who is 18 and from Morton, now works full-time at Arc Leisure in Matlock after studying via Derby College while gaining valuable on-site work experience.
Bristol Street Motors Renault Derby has invested in its future workforce after hiring Derby College Motor Vehicle learner Jordan Coles as an Apprentice Technician. Jordan impressed bosses at the Sir Frank Whittle Road dealership during his work placement from Derby College and was subsequently offered a full-time technician apprenticeship.
A former female Derby College Motor Vehicle Apprentice has delivered a keynote speech at an international conference – highlighting the initiatives needed to encourage more women and girls into the industry. Catherine Treanor studied at the College as part of her Motor Vehicle apprenticeship at Station Garage in Belper.
More than 60 jobs and apprenticeships will be on offer at an information day on Wednesday May 11 at Derby College's Ilkeston campus in Pimlico between 12 noon and 4pm.
Engineering learners at Derby College have spent a week gaining an insight into the advanced composites manufacturing business at epm:technology's £6 million manufacturing, research and development facility in Derby.
A Derby College Construction Apprentice is laying the foundations for a successful career in the building industry.