News - Education

Posted on: January, 2021
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 4 January 2021 confirming a new national lockdown a new version of the Apprenticeship Programme response to COVID-19 has been published.  The new guidance can found on the apprenticeship programme response page.   It confirms that: Training providers, employers and EPAOs must ensure that training and assessment...
Posted on: December, 2020
Have you been thinking about improving your organisation's environmental impact? The University of Exeter Green Consultants are offering Devon-based organisations a free sustainability service, delivered by our student interns in 2021. The interns will undertake an initial assessment of your organisation's sustainability, then together with you, decide upon one of the following areas...
Posted on: December, 2020
The Heart of the South West LEP (HotSW LEP), Digital Skills Partnership, has launched ten free Digital and Technical bootcamps, providing people in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay with the opportunity to access free training worth up to £3,000. The Government-funded #Train4Tomorrow bootcamps will help adults develop digital and technical skills...
Posted on: December, 2020
Exeter-based Hair@theAcademy, a unique hairdressing training salon and only one of its kind in the UK, has been granted European funding to support disadvantaged people and job seekers in Exeter and surrounding area to retrain in barbering.  In addition, the Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT), a specialist awarding and assessment...
Posted on: December, 2020
The Degree Apprenticeship initiative was set up by the Government in 2015 to address our Country’s skills gaps by offering training, whilst at the same time allowing employees to continue to work full time. Our Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship programme does just that, it unlocks the potential of your existing...
Posted on: December, 2020
Exeter College is offering adult learners (19+) the chance to retrain in digital – for free – and be at the forefront of the digital revolution by gaining skills and knowledge in three key digital industries.   For businesses, these free, 12-week, part-time courses represent a unique opportunity to retrain existing employees for a reshaped role within their organisation, helping to future-proof places of work and developing business practices fit for...
Posted on: November, 2020
The University of Exeter Business School is to offer ‘action learning’ sessions for local business owners, to help SMEs respond to COVID-19 and Brexit by building their resilience and ability to adapt to the ‘new normal’, while positioning themselves for future success. Business owners will benefit from this powerful leadership development...
Posted on: November, 2020
The Optix Solutions Family are delighted to announce the addition of two new team members this month, Callum Searle and Harry Martin. Callum has joined us as an Apprentice Software Developer and is studying for his Level 4 qualification at Exeter College.  Callum said “I’ve only been working at Optix Solutions...
Posted on: November, 2020
The Digital Skills Partnership is looking for two new chairs from the Private or Third Sector to chair the following sub groups:- Digital Professional – looking to take forward digital initiatives for digital professionals in the tech sector and lifelong digital developers Digital Citizen – looking to support those who are digitally...
Posted on: November, 2020
Exeter College has celebrated this year’s higher education graduates with a unique event that allowed them to celebrate at home, although it went above and beyond a simple live streamed ceremony.  Exeter College’s Higher Education Graduation normally takes place at Exeter Cathedral, but due to social distancing and government guidelines it had to be adapted this year. Many other institutions have moved their ceremonies online, inviting students to watch...
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