Around 40 local business attend the Hungry for skill? event at The Business Space in Launceston.
This year St Austell Brewery, The Rashleigh Arms - Charlestown, The White Hart - St Austell, Baker Tom, Chough Bakery and Cornwall College joined us on our stand to run cooking demonstrations with their apprentices.
Steve Hancock, Head of Work-based Learning and Raoul Humphreys, Deputy CEO of Cornwall College are usually office-based, so they enjoyed the opportunity to experience what life is really like as a waste management apprentice at Absolute Recycling in Plymouth, as part of National Apprenticeship Week.
Over 30 local business people attend Cornwall College Business' annual Leadership and Management Conference at The Busness Space in Truro with guest speaker Nigel Hawke, TJ international.
Members from the Senior Executives Forum (SEF) hosted by Cornwall College Business were inspired by the Young talent presentation from Cornwall’s Apprentices Ambassadors Jill Carr from Pendennis Shipyard Ltd and Ben Milby from Rick Stein’s.
The sixth annual awards supported by FalFish, Cornwall and Devon Media and Pirate FM, recognise those businesses across the South West who have seen exceptional growth and success, as a result of training and developing staff.
Over 50 members of the Senior Executives’ Forum and their guests meet at the Esplanade Hotel, Newquay to hear from fellow member Kevin Lavery, CEO, Cornwall Council on “Turning Challenges into Opportunities - Our Story”
A new business training facility in Launceston has been officially opened this week by Launceston’s Mayor, Rob Tremain. The Business Space, based in Dunheved House and run by Cornwall College Business is a newly refurbished meeting and conference facility, where courses, apprenticeships and qualifications as well as meeting and conference rooms are now available.
Businesses in Plymouth helped Cornwall College Business celebrate its first birthday in the city at a specfically designed Leadership and Management Conference.
The SOAR to Success event, hosted by Cornwall College Business at The Atlantic Hotel in Newquay, launched a new initiative called "SOAR" (Skills, Opportunities, Achieve, Results) which is a result of £7.8 million of funding provided by European Social Fund (ESF) Convergence to train and develop frontline staff in Cornish businesses. Stephen Martin delivered an entertaining and practical keynote speech at the event, describing his unique experience as part of the Channel 4 documentary in 2009, which saw him working covertly alongside his frontline staff, discovering what they really thought of his management decisions. The event also saw local businesses provide their perspectives on the importance of training and developing people, including Falfish and Cornwall Care.
CCB hosted a highly successful event where delegates had the opportunity to taste two hour-long workshops on either, marketing or event management and project management or web design & SEO. They also heard from local organisations, including Isis Construction, Matthew Stevens, Tonick Business Publishing and Ruby Tiger Design, who have used training to grow their businesses.
Over 70 businesses across Cornwall & Devon attend the Getting it right - Health & Safety Conference hosted by Cornwall College Business at The Business Space in Truro and Plymouth with guest speakers from HSE and Cornwall/Devon & Somerset Fire Resue Services.
Plymouth based businesses, heard experts from CCB, the National Apprenticeship Service and BD speak about how apprenticeships are benefitting local businesses.
CCB recently showcased some of their environment courses at the ‘Get your head around energy efficiency’ event that was held on the 26th April 2012 at the Business Space in Truro. The purpose of the event was to help local businesses see how they can be more energy efficient
Cornwall College Business hosted an event to showcase Cornish apprenticeship successes and to help businesses understand how they can benefit from the new government funding being introduced on 1st April 2012.
Over 50 local business people attended CCB's Leadership and Management conference at The Business Space in Plymouth.
Apprentices from across the county demonstrated their culinary skills on Cornwall College Business’s stand at Cornwall’s Expo West.
Cornwall College Business’ (CCB) hosted their annual Leadership and Management Conference last week at The Business Space in Truro. The conference, which included free workshops on Coaching in the workplace; Using performance management to motivate you team and Leading change to improve business performance was attended by over 45 business people from across the South West.
Jeremy Filmer-Bennett, Interim Chief Executive for the Heart of the South West LEP, spoke to members of the Senior Executive Forum on 23rd February, at the St Mellion International.
Cornwall College Business celebrated National Apprenticeship Week with a series of special events, including a visit to Pendennis Shipyard. Five CCB managers spent the afternoon with the engineering apprentices, finding out what life as an apprentice was really like.
Congratulations to all the winners and runners-up at the Excellence in Business Training Awards 2012.
Members of the Senior Executives’ Forum met at the Alverton Manner, Truro to hear from Lady Mary Holborrow and her time as Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall.
Local Business’ Get Switched on. Local business’ attended the Get Switched On events held in St Austell and Camborne. The events aimed to increase awareness of renewable energy technologies, highlighting opportunities for local skilled trade’s people to benefit from training through Cornwall College Business.
Cornwall College Business were the hosts for the Cornwall Council's Contractor Awareness Day at The Keay, St Austell. Over 100 local contractors attended the event to hear from the Council's Health & Safety team along with guest speakers Councillor Carolyn Rule and Debbie Wilshire, Cornwall College.
Cornwall Council’s Chief Executive Kevin Lavery revealed the authority’s vision for spending up to 2015 at an exclusive Senior Executives’ Forum in Truro.
The official opening of the new Cornwall College Business training venue, The Business Space in Plymouth was judged a great success by delegates and speakers. The event, which included free workshops on customer service, lean business and leadership, was attended by over 80 business people from the city.
Chris Pomfret, Chair of the newly formed Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for Cornwall, spoke to members of the county's Senior Executive Forum on 7th September, at the Headland Hotel Newquay.
The first fifty successful learners from the Cornwall Leadership Academy were presented with their management and coaching certificates in a ceremony at the Knowledge Spa, Truro on Friday 8th July.
Around 40 local entrepreneurs attended an event hosted by Cornwall College Business (CCB), to find out how training can help their business ‘soar to new heights’ last week at The Business Space, Truro. The event showcased a wide range of taster sessions from CCB’s performance boosting short courses including Marketing, Social Media, Web Design, Search Engine Optimisation, Project Management and Leadership.
Staff from one of Cornwall’s largest businesses swapped their normal work clothes for running shoes and artists’ brushes as part of 2011’s Adult Learners’ Week. Over 200 people from Ginsters tried their hand at kick-boxing, Chinese painting and yoga as part of the annual Learning at Work event, organised with Cornwall College Business.
Cornwall College Business staff trekked from St Austell, Falmouth and Newquay, walking to Truro raising money for Helston-based charity Shelterbox.
The members of the Senior Executives’ Forum (SEF) hosted by Cornwall College Business (CCB) meet for an exclusive lunch at the Scarlet Hotel, Mawgan Porth. Simon Baldwin, Development Director at Scarlet Hotel, along with architect Jon Capel, from Harrison Sutton Partnership spoke about their painstaking efforts to create a unique and sustainable building that blends with and enhances the local environment.
As part of National Apprenticeship week, Principal and CEO of Cornwall College Dave Linnell spent the morning at Fifteen Restaurant near Newquay. He joined the catering apprentices in the kitchen to make pasta, grill sausages and prepare food.
Businesses from across the South West came together to celebrate their achievements at a glittering awards ceremony, hosted by Cornwall College Business. If you'd like to nominate your business for an award, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will let you know when nominations open for the 2012 awards. Photography by LESW Event Photography
As part of National Apprenticeship Week, Work-based Learning Manager Steve Hancock from Cornwall College Business joined the automotive engineering learners on campus for an afternoon, helping change wheels, oil engines and service spark plugs. Read the full story here: http://www.cornwall.ac.uk/business/index.php?page=_Bespoke_Training&id=2430
As part of National Apprenticeship Week, six hairdressing apprentices from Cornwall College St Austell swapped places with carpentry apprentices for the morning.
As part of National Apprenticeship Week, Deputy Head of Penair School, Rob Sharpe, joined young apprentice Daniel Ewins on site at Porthleven in Cornwall, to try his hand at labouring.
Chef from The Rashleigh Arms, Charlestown, returned to his roots to give apprentices at Cornwall College a demo as part of National Apprenticeship Week.
Councillor Nolan, Truro's Deputy Mayor swapped his formal dress for hair straighteners when he tried his hand at hairdressing to mark National Apprenticeship Week.
Over 110 people attended an inspiring conference hosted by Cornwall College Business with Dick Strawbridge, television presenter, eco-engineer, ex-army colonel and proud owner of the best moustache in showbiz.
Hairdressing and Barbering apprentices from Cornwall College were lucky enough to attend this year's 3-day Salon International show in London. They saw fashion shows, hair demos, presentations, seminars on hairstyling and business, and much much more. Exhibitors included ghd, TIGI, TONI & GUY and The Sassoon Academy. None of them had been to the event before and found it inspiring and exciting. They came home bursting with new ideas! For details on Cornwall College's apprenticeships, email email@example.com.
Members of the Senior Executives’ Forum (SEF) hosted by Cornwall College Business (CCB) met at The Headland Hotel, Newquay last week to hear from Jane McCloskey, Head of BBC South West.
Members of the Senior Executives’ Forum (SEF) hosted by Cornwall College Business (CCB) meet at the newly developed hotel, The Cornwall Hotel Spa & Estate at St Austell, last week. The Forum heard from Malcolm Bell, Head of Tourism at VisitCornwall who discussed future plans and developments within the Tourism Sector for Cornwall.
Representatives from businesses across Cornwall and Devon have been celebrating their achievements at the 2010 Excellence in Business Training Awards, hosted by Cornwall College Business. (Read related news story?)
The message presented at the Senior Executives’ Forum (SEF) hosted by Cornwall College Business (CCB) last week at the Alverton Manor Hotel was clear; if we work together and co-design, solutions for design will become more relevant and sustainable for the future of Cornwall’s communities and businesses.
Over 60 local businesses met at the Senior Executives’ Forum (SEF) hosted by Cornwall College Business, to hear from keynote speaker Kevin Lavery, Chief Executive, Cornwall Council at the Headland Hotel, Newquay. (Read related news story?)
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Cornwall College Business (CCB) was very pleased to host the first, ?Marketing that makes a difference? conference with marketing speaker Geoff Ramm. Read related news story (Read related news story?)
National Learning at Work Week is a UK Government campaign to demonstrate to employers and employees how learning can be fun for business development or for personal and leisure skills. (Read related news story?)
Cornwall College Business's commitment to customers was recognised at a recent presentation on 20/11/06. (Read related news story?)
A special breakfast launch was organised to promote the launch of Cornwall College Business.
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