Talented Welsh duo line up for international skills glory
Two talented Welsh trainees have been shortlisted to represent the UK in front of thousands of people at the world’s top skills competition.
Star plumbing apprentice Lee Cuthill, 21, from Yale College Wrexham and web design wizard from Coleg Sir Gâr, Daniel Koehler, 17, have impressed selectors enough to earn a call-up for the UK Squad to compete at the prestigious international WorldSkills event, in Leipzig Germany next year. more>>>
Lucienne Day award for textiles student at New Designers
Coleg Sir Gar textiles graduate, Sian O’Doherty, has been presented with the Lucienne Day Award for her creative skills in textile design at the New Designers show in London. more>>>
Return to education earns national award
21 year-old Daniel Hassan, a student at Coleg Sir Gâr who returned to education as an adult having left school at 13, has been awarded NIACE Dysgu Cymru’s Young Adult Learner of the Year award. more>>>
Graduating Gower College Swansea student Rosie Sheehy has been swamped with offers from some of the UK’s leading performing arts institutions: RADA, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the London Contemporary Dance School. more>>>
Engineering the future of Wales
The best young welders in Wales went head-to-head recently in a bid to win the BOC Welsh Apprentice Welder 2012. At the end of a day of exacting practical tests, Neil Brace from MITEC Pembrokeshire College took the title at the national finals held at Gower College Swansea. more>>>
Silver success for student’s skills
Coleg Gwent beauty therapy student has scooped a silver medal in the regional heats of a UK skills competition.
Lidija Vrcic put her talent to the test against top students in the regional heats of the Beauty Therapy WorldSkills UK competition. more>>>