Twentysix pupils from six local schools competed in four different construction skills challenges organised by staff and students at Derby College.
Derby College is working with a wide range of local businesses to launch Employer Academies - designed to bridge the gap between education and employment.
Former Derby College Electrical learner Mitchell Shore has been named Apprentice of the Year for 2016 by national training provider JTL. Mitchell, who is 22 and from Chaddesden, fought off competition from more than 6000 apprentices across the UK to take the title at an awards ceremony at London's Drapers' Hall, attended by 150 people.
Derby College is holding two special events as part of National Apprenticeship Week 2016 which are designed to support young people into apprenticeships and the world of work.
Visitors at an open day at Derby College's Broomfield Hall campus in Morley on Sunday March 13 between 10am and 3.30pm will have the chance to meet the new-born lambs and other animals who are cared for by students at the College.
Higher Education students at Derby College came under the spotlight at an awards ceremony at the Roundhouse to celebrate their success.
A student at Derby College has been selected to play for her native Latvian table tennis national team in the world championships in Kuala Lumpur next week.
Diana Rusinova (19) came to the UK from Latvia with her family in 2012 and is studying Travel and Tourism at Derby College's Roundhouse campus in Pride Park.
Derby College has launched the risual Autodesk Academy at the Roundhouse to upskill teachers and learners in the latest Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology software.
Catering and Hospitality students at Derby College and Buxton and Leek College went head to head in a Cook Off challenge held at Derby College's Engine Shed training restaurant at the Roundhouse, Pride Park.
A former Derby College Construction apprentice has won a place in Squad UK for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017. Zack Lysaczenko is now in with the chance of representing the UK construction industry on the world stage after excelling in the finals of the WorldSkills UK skills competitions in Birmingham.