News - Derby College

A Derby College Construction Apprentice is laying the foundations for a successful career in the building industry.

Jordan Richards from Ilkeston, works at Derby-based firm G F Tomlinson and is celebrating after scooping a prestigious industry award. He was awarded a regional Guild of Bricklayers award.

Derby College Praised By Ofsted Inspectors

Derby College has been praised by Ofsted as 'a valued resource for the city of Derby and the county of Derbyshire' following a recent inspection.

The Ofsted inspection report has graded Derby College as 'Good' overall. Two key areas were also judged as 'Outstanding'.

A group of 24 Derby College Engineering learners have just returned from a two-week trip to Derby's twin town of Osnabrück where they gain specialist training in robotics at a local company.

Skills On Show at Derby College Open Day

Derby College will be showcasing a wide range of skills and career opportunities at the annual Roundhouse Open Day on Saturday April 16.

The event between 10 am and 12 noon is free to attend and will include a wide range of taster sessions to give young people, and adults, alike the chance to try their hand at a number of skills activities.

Derby College's Little Explorers Day Nursery at the Broomfield Hall campus in Morley is inviting families to an outdoor event designed to bring some of the best-loved children's story books to life.

Business students at Derby College will gain a unique insight into the career opportunities available in property sales and lettings as part of a partnership with award winning Derby estate agency, Hannells.

Derby College Launches RHS Courses

Derby College has become the first College in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to launch a broad range of courses designed by the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).

Derby College Chief Executive Mandie Stravino has backed an initiative to increase the number of young people studying Mathematics.

Cricket Derbyshire Sports Academy

The Cricket Derbyshire Sports Academy gives Derby College learners the opportunity to further their employability skills in the sports industry through specialist training and work experience.

Cricket Derbyshire Hospitality Academy

The Cricket Derbyshire Hospitality Academy gives learners from Derby College a wide range of work experience and paid work opportunities at the various banqueting and hospitality venues at the 3aaa County Ground – working alongside the club's Derbyshire Experience conference and events operation.

Derby hairdresser Sarah Bloor, who specialises in vintage styles, held a masterclass for Hair and Media Make Up students at Derby College's Roundhouse campus.

Twentysix pupils from six local schools competed in four different construction skills challenges organised by staff and students at Derby College.

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