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14 May 2021

DN Colleges Group to take on 100 Apprentices in 100 Days!   

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

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10 May 2021

DN Colleges Group became a signatory of the Global Climate Letter for Universities and Colleges 

The letter states signatories are coactively stepping up to the challenge of climate change by supporting a three-point plan this involves; mobilising resources of action orientated climate research and skills creation, pledging to reach net zero by 2050 but halving carbon submissions by 2030 and thirdly increasing the delivery of environmental and sustainability education across curriculum, campus and community outreach programmes. DN Colleges Group comprises of North Lindsey College, the

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04 May 2021

Student becomes Butlins Redcoat

Madison enrolled on a Level 3 Extended Diploma in performing arts at North Lindsey College to help her achieve her aspirations of working as a Redcoat at Butlin’s, a career pathway many do not realise how competitive is to achieve. She knew from an early age that she always wanted to work in performing arts whilst studying at local secondary school, The Vale of Academy.   Throughout her time at North Lindsey, the

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14 April 2021

Former female student is now serving as a qualified Chef in the RAF  

Olivia Brown decided to enrol at North Lindsey College after leaving The Vale Academy to study on the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Professional Cookery. With her passion for cooking, Olivia had career pathway she was aiming for and always knew that joining the RAF was her future goal.   Olivia soon met her objective and is now a fully qualified chef in the forces and has already embarked on her

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08 April 2021

North Lindsey College students to benefit from multi-million investment

North Lindsey College is amongst 16 colleges nationally to receive capital support from the third wave of the national Further Education Capital Transformation Fund (FECTF). A total of £1.5 billion will be invested in transforming college estates across the country over the next 5 years. This transformation fund will enable the college to realise its long-term campus masterplan which has already seen over £30m invested in an iconic Engineering Training

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18 March 2021

New bulk liquid storage apprenticeship fuelling the next generation

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.

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09 March 2021

Apprentice Success Sees Long-term Partnership Grow in Strength

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

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05 March 2021

Apprenticeships at the CATCH Academy are now IET approved   

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

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02 March 2021

College praised for response during lockdown to keep Catering students engaged   

The Catering and Hospitality curriculum have provided hampers with ingredients for their students to cook up meals for the whole family at home and not for just a single portion. The College team package up the ingredients and arrange for students to collect the parcels once a week so that they can produce food for a set of recipes to prepare and cook at home during the current lockdown period.

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16 February 2021

North Lindsey’s positive parliament

As part of the College’s remit to engage and support students, a parliament was held online to give them the opportunity to join an open forum to discuss their College experience. The overwhelming feedback received during the session was positive, with attendees outlining that they felt tutors has been “really helpful” and offered vital support online. With many raising that they felt thankful the College had supplied laptops and access

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12 February 2021

DN Colleges Group win prestigious Beacon British Council International Award   

The AoC Beacon Awards celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK colleges each year. This award supported by the British Council seeks to celebrate an outstanding example of a college’s international work and the exceptional strategies to embed international activity within the broader college aims.   Staff at DN Colleges Group, which encompasses Doncaster College and North Lindsey College, are delighted to have won the British Council International Award, which

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09 February 2021

British Steel Recruiting 24 Apprentices

The successful applicants will enrol on 3-year training programmes for mechanical and electrical roles. The positions are in addition to 31 manufacturing trainees who’ve joined the business since December. British Steel CEO Ron Deelen said: “We’re delighted to be recruiting our first apprentices since the new business was launched and there could not be a better time to be joining us with the significant investments and improvements we’re making. “Many

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26 January 2021

DN Colleges Group Reveals Findings of Recent Interim Ofsted Visit   

The College Group received a call from the Ofsted office in December to announce the Ofsted Interim Visit. An interim visit does not result in any evaluation or graded judgement of a college or change its current Ofsted inspection grade.    The findings on the report received back from Ofsted was positive and contained encouraging feedback with highlights including: ‘Leaders have placed a strong focus on developing a more flexible approach to

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