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North Lindsey College apprentices have been praised at an annual awards ceremony as part of National Apprenticeship Week.   The event was presented by Sian Gabbidon who won BBC show ‘The Apprentice’ in 2018 and became the first fashion business partner of Lord Sugar.   The event was one of two held in the run up to National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) across DN Colleges Group (DNCG), which includes North Lindsey College, Doncaster
North Lindsey College apprentices have been praised at an annual awards ceremony as part of National Apprenticeship Week.   The event was presented by Sian Gabbidon who won BBC show ‘The
The event, which was held online this month due to Covid restrictions, generated over 30 nominations across a range of different sectors.   The awards hosted by the apprenticeship team, with special guest speaker Akshay Ruparelia, founder of, aimed to celebrate the achievements of both apprentices and their employers. Highlighting the plethora of links, the popular Scunthorpe college has with industry.  Held to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), judges
Kevin aged 62 years has just started his new role as a Junior Content Producer Apprentice at Resolution in Scunthorpe. Kevin has over 35 years of experience as a cameraperson, travelling worldwide on assignments but now wants to work locally. With camera work being limited, he decided to learn the other side of the business to open up new opportunities.   This course is the closest to where I want to be. In
The apprentice will split their time between North Lindsey College, Doncaster College and East Riding, where their role will be to coordinate and manage youth social action activities. Main activities will be student-led and in collaboration with community organisations and charities to ensure wide participation, impact and sustainability. They will also look to engage with local employers for support. The apprenticeship will last 18 months and will have the opportunity to collaborate with local and national community organisations and charities
The added bonus for employers wanting to take on a new apprentice in this current climate will result in them benefitting from a cash incentive of up to £5,000 per apprentice employed.   DN Colleges Group, including North Lindsey College, Doncaster College and their sites at Airco in Hull and CATCH in Immingham, has set the challenge to reach the target of taking on 100 new apprentices and repeat the success of previous years
Reynolds Training worked in conjunction with the TSA (Tank Storage Association), Cogent and the OPA (Oil & Pipelines Agency) in developing the ‘Bulk Liquid Terminal Technician Specialism’. This has since gained approval for use with the ‘Science Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Standard’.      In a drive to further underpin this apprenticeship and specialism, Reynolds Training developed a new ‘Level 3 Qualification: Bulk Storage Operator Technician’, providing a route to Technical Recognition for the sector via ChemE.
 The celebration marks a major milestone from when the Highways Agency training committee succeeded in putting together the syllabus to gain approval as the first ever recognised Apprenticeship for Industrial Coatings Applicator.   Jack Tighe Ltd are now looking for their fourth cohort of apprentice recruits, following previous Industrial Coatings Applicator apprentices who were the very first in the UK to pass their end point assessment with Distinctions. Their success could result in
This is a scheme which recognises the engineering competencies, apprenticeship training programmes and apprenticeship standards provided by training organisations. Completing an apprenticeship with the CATCH Academy, part of North Lindsey College, now means that you can apply for professional registration (EngTech) with the Engineering Council. This is a status available for professional, competent technicians and engineers which is recognised throughout the UK and the world.  Bob Padley, Head of Engineering
DN Colleges Group, which encompasses North Lindsey College, Doncaster College and University Centre and the UCNL, is the 5th largest provider of apprenticeships in the UK and despite the lockdown the Group were keen to celebrate the success of those currently in an apprenticeship and those that have completed.   The Group planned an awards celebration which will be in a different format this year, accommodating the current restrictions. Both Doncaster College
North Lindsey College are now recognised as the fifth largest FE provider of apprenticeships in the UK and have been working with Syngenta, delivering a core apprenticeship. The College have been providing the Science Manufacturing Technician apprenticeship for Syngenta and are delighted in thier recent success.   Jill Cooper (Executive Director Employer Engagement & Projects, DN Colleges Group) said, “We are absolutely delighted that Syngenta have won this award. They consistently demonstrate a real commitment to the