News - Derby College

Nineteen Derby College learners who are recent arrivals to Derby from across the world are compiling their stories of how they have come to the UK which will be published in a book entitled 'Our Journey to English' and launched as part of this year's Derby Book Festival.

A West Midlands automotive engineering company is launching a major recruitment drive to employ more than 180 young people in apprenticeship roles over the next two years. Lander Automotive based at Woodgate Business Park near Halesowen manufactures a range of products for the automotive industry.

School Pupils Graduate From Vocational Programmes

More than 100 pupils at schools across Derby and Derbyshire have graduated from two-year vocational study programmes at Derby College.

Ilkeston businesses and organisations have come together to make the town a more dementia friendly community.

The launch of the Erewash Dementia Action Alliance took place at the Ilkeston Campus of Derby College during Dementia Awareness Week 2016.

Spring In the Air At Broomfield Hall

Visitors to Derby College's Broomfield Hall campus in Morley on Sunday May 29 will be in for a horticultural and animal treat with a wide range of advice and activities available for all the family.

Level three Countryside Management students have created two important habitats for insects and amphibians at Broomfield Hall.

Rag Week Success at JWC

Staff and students at Derby College's Joseph Wright sixth form campus have raised £667 for charity during their annual Rag Week.

A former Derby College student has started his own company to bridge the gap in services provided for young people which have been in danger of being hit by local authority funding cuts, East Midlands Youth Service provides sub-contracted youth service provision as well as training and mentoring for professionals working with young people.

Derby College's Broomfield Hall has secured a £4,000 grant to further improve the campus grounds and boost its appeal as a visitor attraction.

Horticulture staff and students at Derby College have teamed up with The Multiple Sclerosis Society, Derby and District Branch to create a unique plant border that will be exhibited and judged at BBC Gardeners' World Live 2016 at Birmingham's NEC this June.

Animal Care learners at Derby College's Broomfield Hall have successfully released two hedgehogs back into the wild having spent the winter looking after them.

Derby College Announces Apprenticeship Vacancies

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.

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