Bedford College News

Top team in modern construction

Tuesday 11 May 2021

Led by Director of Construction David Wilkins, The Bedford College Group now has six expert Head of Departments covering all specialisms of this massive field of employment.

Start spraying the news

Thursday 29 April 2021

Trainee farmers at Shuttleworth College have the very best equipment to practise on - including this £22,000 Vicon crop sprayer (pictured).
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Cutting carbon emissions

Monday 19 April 2021

The Bedford College Group has been awarded nearly £3 Million to cut carbon emissions on its sites across Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire.
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Prince’s Trust - keeping Teams alive in lockdown

Thursday 15 April 2021

A traditional Prince’s Trust Team 12 week format has been adapted by The Bedford College Group to meet Covid changes.
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Mastering business basics

Thursday 15 April 2021

Successful professional Alice Vacani has set up her own business offering online Art Therapy sessions and groups thanks to a free distance learning course via The Bedford College Group.
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Airship history captured

Thursday 15 April 2021

Bedford College Level 3 Art & Design students have been gaining valuable work experience as part of a new “Airship Dreams” project.
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Up to £4,000 grant for apprentices

Thursday 1 April 2021

Employers can claim up to £4,000 for taking on an apprentice aged 16-18. And, apprentices of any age can attract £3,000 of funding.
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Fishing for outdoor careers

Wednesday 17 March 2021

A stock pond project at Shuttleworth College is giving Fisheries, and Countryside Management students a chance to link up with industry leaders.
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International Women’s Day 2021

Monday 8 March 2021

Two top women from The Bedford College Group took part in a Nat West Bank online celebration on March 8th.
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Leading college welcomes apprenticeship funding

Wednesday 3 March 2021

The largest provider of apprenticeship training in the South East Midlands region, The Bedford College Group, which works with more than 1,100 businesses in Beds, Northants and MK, has welcomed the added funding for employers announced by the Chancellor in his budget on March 3rd.
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Craning in training

Tuesday 2 March 2021

Trainees will have an industry-standard crane in the new Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) training centre at Bedford College.
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Escape room excitement-National Apprenticeship Week

Thursday 11 February 2021

Apprentices and employers joined in a great activity as part of National Apprenticeship Week - a virtual Escape Room challenge played out by staff at Twinwoods Adventures.
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National Apprenticeships Week 2021

Thursday 4 February 2021

The Bedford College Group has led the way in the region on apprenticeships, working with 1000+ of employers across Beds, Bucks and Northants.
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International Day of Women & Girls in Science

Tuesday 2 February 2021

Science is a key component of so many great educational choices these days, and young women are stepping up to embrace the subject.
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