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Spotlight Falls on Technical Support for Events Students To Help to Restore Town’s Art Deco Theatre to Former Glory

In Adults, Courses, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 18th, April 2016

Darlington College Level 3 BTEC technical support for events and performing arts students will stage We Will Rock You in the newly transformed 300-seater theatre, the first to use the refurbished facility in Bondgate. Course leader Tim Paver said: “We always aim to stretch...

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MGFA Sports Science Students Net Opportunity to Gain Approved FA Qualification.

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Courses, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 11th, April 2016

The certificate, backed by the English Footballing Association, will enable the sporting students to teach young players up to the age of 16 and is the first step in becoming a recognised FA coach. Andrew Jinks, of the Martin Gray Football Academy, said: “We...

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College Caretaker Set to Cycle 300 Miles for Charity

In Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 24th, March 2016

Billy McMeekin, who helps keep Darlington College operating smoothly, will be among a pack of Ferryhill Wheelers making a gruelling coast-to-coast trek in aid of Help for Heroes in July. A keen cyclist for the past 51 years, he will join a two-day club...

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Building studies student wins CIOB’s North East Student of the Year Award

In Adults, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 22nd, March 2016

Kevin Stewart, who is studying HNC building studies at Darlington College, has been awarded the coveted regional title of Student of the Year by the Chartered Institute of Building. A delivery manager for CarillionAmey, the company is responsible for providing a housing and maintenance...

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SUCCESS is in the pipeline for a former plumbing apprentice who is helping to increase the flow of young trainees into the industry

In Adults, Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 15th, March 2016

Having initially enrolled at Darlington College after leaving school to become a mechanic Leon, 28, of Darlington, completed his apprenticeship and began working full time in the industry. But after working in a garage environment day after day Leon soon realised that he wanted...

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Next Step for Darlington College Uniformed Public Services Students

In Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, University Level, on the 11th, March 2016

Darlington College Uniformed Public Services students are celebrating success after being offered conditional and unconditional university places and securing work in the well-sought public services industry. Lydia Ford, 18, was offered a job within the police forces at the interview when the recruiters were...

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