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Industry week inspires future Cornish professionals

An annual Industry Week has given Cornish catering students plenty of food for thought, as they contemplate the different career paths available for them after completing their qualifications. More than 10 professional catering and hospitality guests gave demos or...

Petroc in top 20% in country based on value added at A-level

Jane Hanson (Vice Principal – Quality, Curriculum and Learners), Alison Knight (Department Manager for Arts and Science) and Diane Dimond (Principal and CEO) with our certificate. Petroc is delighted to announce that it is in the top 20% in the country when it comes...

Marjon SME Survey

Plymouth Marjon University is undertaking some research and seeks the views of business owners, entrepreneurs, and those looking to start a business about a range of issues. Do you run your own micro business or SME in the South West?  Are you thinking of setting up a...

Petroc commits to TUC’s Dying to Work Charter

Petroc has, this week, (15/01/2019) added its name to a charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at work. The college is the latest employer to sign up to the Dying to Work Voluntary Charter, following in the footsteps of employers such as Rolls...

HR managers leading by example

Delegates and staff at CCB Training are celebrating an impressive 100% pass rate from The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), well above the national average. Delegates from Smile Together Dental, Ward Williams Associates, P Chapman Construction...

Magical education trip to Disney

Students from Cornwall have been given an insight to the operations of one of the world’s most beloved attractions. The Cornwall College Travel and Tourism course students made the trip to Disney Paris before Christmas for an international tourism conference held at...

Around 30% of FSB Awards Finalists are Cornish Businesses

Cornwall is the home of almost 30% of the finalists announced in the South West area heat of FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2019. The South West awards final will take place on 7th February in Somerset. Award category winners will go through to the UK final in...

Apprenticeships – Key to Solving Chef Shortage

A leading restauranteur says the key to solving the looming problem of a shortage of chefs lies in encouraging more young people to take up Apprenticeships. Andrew Savery has more than 30 years of experience in the food industry and currently serves up traditional...