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Students help break world record for largest ever fashion show

Hair and Media Makeup students from West Cheshire College showcased their creative skills whilst working at this year’s Guinness world record for the largest catwalk fashion show with Very.co.uk in Liverpool. The lucky students were privileged to take part in the Very Big Catwalk fashion show that broke the Guinness book world record, for the most number...
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Former student lights up the stage with new career

A Technical Theatre and Events student from West Cheshire College has landed his dream role as a Rigging Technician with a leading events company. Simon Adams, 19, from Greasby in the Wirral, is now working on stadium events with Liverpool based UK Events Group, who specialise in event and production solutions. Simon said: "I wouldn’t have been able to gain this role, without having the skills I...
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Construction students build their futures with Apprenticeships

Successful Construction students at West Cheshire College have gone on to secure highly sought after Apprenticeships within their chosen trade. Connor Ryan, 18, from Ellesmere Port, who previously studied Brickwork Level 1 and 2, has now gained an Apprenticeship in Bricklaying with Roundhouse Contractors in Chester. Connor said: “After studying a full-time qualification in brickwork at College, it really helped me to focus on what I wanted...
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Sport student scores success

West Cheshire College sports student Eddie Speed is celebrating after being selected for Herikimer Athletics College Scholarship in New York City. Eddie Speed, 18, from Chester, who has recently completed a BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 in Sport, is delighted to have been selected. During his time at College, Eddie was also a member of the College’s dedicated Football Academy which allows students to visit local professional...
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Vauxhall launches up to 50 new Apprenticeship roles

Leading car manufacturer Vauxhall Motors in Ellesmere Port, in conjunction with its training partner West Cheshire College and Unite the union, has today announced the creation of up to 50 new Apprenticeship positions to work in the manufacturing areas of the plant. The new Production Operator Apprenticeship roles, which may include General Assembly, Paint Unit and Body Unit, will support Vauxhall’s on-going training and succession planning...
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Renewable Energy Demonstrator Project

Manchester Metropolitan University's Cheshire Campus has an opportunity to be part of a prestigious renewable energy demonstrator project. The project is backed and part funded by the Department for Energy and Climate Change, and is being led by Geothermal Engineering Ltd assisted by Arup Group Ltd. It aims to demonstrate how the earth's geothermal energy could be used to heat buildings using a Deep Geothermal Single...
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Students showcase artistic flair

Art and Design students from West Cheshire College showcased their creative skills by hosting an end of year Art and Design Exhibition. The students, who are studying a range of courses including HND, BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3, as well as Level 1 and 2 art courses, were given six weeks to research, design and create their works of art. The students selected their own themes and...
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The sky’s the limit for Travel and Tourism students

A talented student from West Cheshire College is just one of many Travel and Tourism students to land her dream role of travelling the world and visiting the most exciting places she ever could have imagined. Emanuela Nica, 22, originally from Romania, moved to Chester in 2011 to study Travel and Tourism and has since secured a prestigious position as Cabin Crew for Etihad Airways. Emanuela said:...
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Hotel and Golf resort ‘on course to grow past £10m’

A luxury hotel and golf resort in Cheshire is aiming to consolidate its recent growth and improve its offering with the help of a five-year bank finance package as it revealed that turnover rose by a tenth to almost £10m. The business also reported a significant narrowing of losses to less than £1m. Mere Golf and Country Club Ltd, which runs the Mere Golf Resort and Spa...
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