Krystal Kitchens, Bathrooms and Bedrooms, based in Liskeard, provide high quality products and an installation service.
Kirsten Whiting is a freelance project manager working within the creative industry sector.
Simon Pentecost is the Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator at The Barden Corporation. He completed the Health and Safety NEBOSH Diploma Level 6 in order to develop his skills and knowledge.
CCB Assessors were quick to fit into the workforce and managed to conduct training with minimal disruption to daily operations.
Rowe Electrical Engineers are electrical contractors who specialise is industrial, commercial and domestic installations.
Terry Harris and Sons’ dedication to apprenticeship training was recognised at the Cornwall College Business Excellence in Business Training Awards 2010 with the Apprenticeship Excellence Award.
Tulip Foods was recognised at the Cornwall College Business Excellence in Business Training Awards where they received the Commitment to Environmental Management Award.
Flying Start Nurseries were awarded the Outstanding Commitment to Training (SME) Award at Cornwall College Business’ Excellence in Business Training Awards.
The award for Training that has made a Significant Business Impact at the Cornwall College Business Excellence in Business Training Awards was claimed by Pall Newquay.
Cornwall Farmers has deservedly been named as this year’s Winner of Winners at the Cornwall College Business Excellence in Business Training Awards.
The Apprenticeship Scheme at Winter Rule has been very successful and has enabled employees such as Kimberley an opportunity to develop new skills and grow within the firm.
“Apprenticeships are ideal for an employer. They are a cost effective way of training and easy to manage.”
Training has driven year on year growth in the services provided and the company’s income.
CCB Trainer and Business Development Advisor were instrumental in providing a successful, bespoke Management and Leadership training programme.
“We have found that employees who have engaged in training are more confident and knowledgeable which has helped them contribute further to the operational goals.”
Training has improved their sales techniques and level of customer service.
The introduction of three major training programmes has improved the skills base of employees, increased productivity and resulted in £100,000 cost savings.
“The team from CCB have a thorough understanding of our business needs and have a flexible approach to ensure minimal disruption to production.”
“Our bespoke ‘Acorn’ training programme provided by CCB is changing the learning culture of the whole of Cornwall Farmers.”
“The tailored training programme has taken our managers to the next level.”
“The BIT NVQ course has ignited our work force to seek ways of improving our processes.”
“Applying environmental management techniques has not only saved us money, but has given us a competitive edge.”
Recruiting a graduate in women’s wear design resulted in 20% increase in sales within the year.
An apprentice has contributed directly to the success of the business.
A bespoke training programme has motivated staff and reduced attrition.
Events Manager gained deeper understanding of the importance of quality management and customer service.
“The apprentices we have taken on have given us the edge in what is a challenging and competitive industry.”
“The marketing course enabled me to increase sales through a well developed marketing plan.”
Getting a better understanding of the financials allowed the Director to cut costs and increase profit margins.
Learning new skills and techniques for managing their website has increased their efficiency and productivity.
Marine CAD course equipped staff to bring their understanding of CAD drawings to the next level.
“It’s easy to get bogged down in the day to day work, but completing a course enables you to take time out and make improvements to the way you do your job.”
“The Sustainable Tourism Management course has enabled me to gain an understanding of strategic planning for sustainable growth and the main costs and benefits from such growth.”
“The course was very beneficial and it enabled me to build the website that I have wanted for years.”
Within the first year of BIT training have gained £250,000 demonstrable cost benefits from increased productivity, inventory and scrap reduction, and line process improvements.
12 years running, the apprenticeship programme has produced talented employees and managers for the business.
“The course was really useful…Primrose Valley Hotel will now begin to widen its visitor support and education initiatives using the ideas picked up from the course.”
“This course gave me the opportunity to test a number of marketing strategies and find the one that really worked for us.”
Supported work based training for a large number of employees including housekeepers, reception, bar and restaurant staff.
Saw 20% improvement in delivery schedule adherence and a 10% increase in product quality through Business Improvement Techniques training.
“We have had a successful collaborative partnership with Cornwall College for several years.”
“The training and development of our team has been paramount in achieving our recent accolades.”
Business Improvement Techniques training increased the knowledge of staff across the business and particularly in manufacturing.
“The training improved the overall quality of the business. It’s improved our productivity, efficiency and our capabilities. We now have a better, happier workforce.”
The apprenticeship programme is critical to maintaining high quality craftsmanship for the business.
They have grown their client base and increased profitability by utilising the UCP graduate recruitment programme.
Environmental auditing training has led to £10,000 savings for the business.
Have experienced an increase in business after putting restaurant staff through diverse training programme.
Committed to continually improving their environmental performance through training.
Their Lean Manufacturing programme identified up to £1 million of potential savings.
Team Leading training led to a more considered approach to leading work teams.
Training has improved employee morale and confidence and decreased absenteeism.
English language classes provided employees with the necessary communication skills and also improved productivity and retention.
“We place a very high value on our partnership with Cornwall Business College and the excellent quality of their apprenticeship programme.”
Plessey is a privately held leading and innovative electronic design and manufacturing company. They are leading experts in the development and manufacturing of semiconductors products used in sensing, measurement and control applications.
Cornwall Council has been recognised for its commitment to training at Cornwall College Business’s Excellence in Business Training Awards 2012 where it received Outstanding Commitment to Training.
‘50% of our current managers started with the company as an apprentice.’ Simon Foxhall, Blue Flame
‘Staff turnover has decreased, we have a highly motivated workforce and the apprentices bring in fresh ideas which have helped improve production.’ James Richardson, Preci Spark Ltd.
Clear- flow’s dedication to training was recognised at the Cornwall College Business’s Excellence in Business Training Awards 2012 ceremony when they were rewarded with the Training Programme of the year award.
Congratulations to Sharon Sandercock of Cornish Cottages for winning the Individual Achievement Award at Cornwall College Business’ Excellence in Business Training Awards 2012.
Ocean proudly picked up two awards for ‘Excellence in Environmental Training’ and Outstanding Commitment to Training for an SME awar at the CCB Excellence in Business Training Awards.
PSG Cornwall has had its commitment to training recognised at CCB's Excellence in Business Training Awards 2012 where it was presented with the ‘Commitment to Graduate Development'.
Cormac Solutions Ltd. has responding to major changes to their organisation by working with Cornwall College Business to deliver higher level skills training to 40 managers across Cornwall.
Trevor Hill, undertook the masterclass for Strategic and Senior Managers in Performance Management.
Composite Integration wanted to build a strong motivated team sent two of their Workshop Supervisors onto the First Award in Leadership and Team Skills ILM Level 3.
Richard Thomasson, Airport Operations Manager undertook NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.
Reflex Marine provides access solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry. It is a small business of 15 employees who sell their products to a global market. Reflex Marine design and sell personnel
St Gennys Low Carbon Community is a project funded by the Local Energy Assessment Fund (LEAF) and aims to reduce the carbon footprint of St Gennys by helping residents save energy and money. The project will assess energy use in 450 homes in the parish and will direct residents to the appropriate help available to improve their homes.
Jaspers are a family owned business that produces supreme cuts of beef and supplies quality lamb from West Country producers. They have been processing cattle at Treburley in North Cornwall since 1977.
KCS Trade Print is a specialist print manufacturer with a high quality product portfolio. The company is young, dynamic, and has earned the trust of print management companies throughout the UK.
Rustler Yachts' experienced craftsmen have been building boats in Falmouth since the early 1980s. They currently employ three Furniture Making Apprentices, who play a vital role within the team.
Cornwall College Business delivered a tailored degree level short course to the team of management and marketing staff to enable them to work more effectively.
An upgraded IT system required Stephen Scown Solicitors to train all staff in the new software and Jody Pender, the interal ICT trainer needed to update her skills in order to meet this challenge.
Absolute Recycling are a forward thinking, dynamic business, providing WEEE (Waste, Electrical & Electronic Equipment) Recycling in Plymouth, Devon and the South West.
Eight Wire, founded in 2004, is a multi-disciplinary design and marketing agency based in Penryn, offering high quality graphic design, copywriting and marketing solutions.
Cornwall Solar Panels was established in December 2010 and has grown from a one man band to employing 14 people in the space of 22 months.
Klimek Jewellers is a small family run retail business in the centre of Truro, supplying quality jewellery to customers from across the UK
Ocean currently employs 243 people across its four companies, providing good quality, energy efficient and affordable homes to over 4000 families in Cornwall. The business is committed to providing a real contribution to Cornwall's housing shortage; building new homes for rent and shared ownership.
Reflex Marine specialise in delivering offshore solutions to clients in the oil, gas and renewables industries, employing 25 staff from a main office in Truro.
Mining Searches UK was established in 1978 and undertakes mining searches for conveyance purposes across the UK.
Peppercorn Kitchen prides itself on providing customers with an excellent experience as well as delicious Middle-Eastern‚ North-African and Mediterranean cooking from its coast-side location at Perranuthnoe, Penzance.
The Greenpower Education Trust promotes sustainable engineering to young people, via a series of challenging educational events. These encourage schoolchildren to take an interest in science, engineering and technology by building electric cars from scratch and racing them against other schools.
The Penventon Park Hotel is a successful, family run and long established prestigious hotel set in eight acres of grounds. The hotel offers a diverse array of products and services including restaurant, health and leisure spa, as well as catering for weddings, functions, conferences and events.
The Money Group provide financial management solutions to help people improve their financial situation. Employing over 200 staff TMG continues to be a fast expanding, dynamic financial services business, quickly developing to be market leader in consumer money savings and price comparison.
Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) provides a diverse range of services to the people of Cornwall. Operating out of 31 fire stations across the county, fire fighter safety and public safety is at the heart of everything they do.
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