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Apprentice to be mentored by top investigative journalist

In Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 17th, May 2018

Her mentor will be BBC Investigative reporter Mark Daly. His work has featured on BBC Panorama. The John Schofield Trust was set up by the friends and family of the journalist John Schofield, who was killed whilst working in Croatia on the BBC’s World...

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College staff and students help St T’s with styling and marketing photography for donated wedding dresses

In Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 11th, May 2018

Periodically, Bexbrides of Hurworth, near Darlington, has surplus stock and rather than stick it on eBay or into the trade, owner Rebecca Lombard-Earl donates it to a worthy cause. St T’s is the chain of charity shops and a superstore operated by St Teresa’s...

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An automotive technician is on a fast track to success after securing an apprenticeship with one of the world’s sportiest car brands.

In Apprenticeships, News, on the 28th, March 2018

The 19-year-old, of Middleton-in-Teesdale, spends a day at Darlington College studying a Level 3 NVQ in motor vehicle maintenance and the rest of the week at JCT600’s flagship dealership in Preston Farm, Stockton. There he is currently sharing the workshop with a collector’s dream...

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College students turn back clock with a visual display of talent to help mark the centenary of votes for women.

In Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 16th, March 2018

Darlington College equalities co-ordinator Alison Bell, who led the project, said: “There has been a lot of publicity recently around the ‘Time’s Up’ and ‘Me Too’ campaigns, highlighting the struggles that some women still face in the workplace today. “This project has helped our...

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You’re hired – Student Loans Company recruits successful apprentices

In Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, on the 20th, February 2018

The Student Loans Company hired all five candidates who took up the first apprenticeship posts in their pre-assessment department, after completing their on-the-job training and studying for their NVQ2 in Business Administration at the same time. During their training, Ricky Gatenby, Shareena Elliott, Josh...

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STUDENTS are being inspired by the glories of the past in a project designed to boost their future.

In Apprenticeships, Employers, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 8th, January 2018

Their artwork will form an exhibition in the collection gallery at the historic cathedral near the shrine of one of the country’s founding fathers, St Cuthbert. Darlington College was approached to produce the installation for the community gallery by former student and current Durham...

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