Hugh Baird College and Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) help Carillion apprentices

Hugh Baird College’s apprenticeship team hosted the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) this week as they take steps to secure the future of the 1,400 Carillion apprentices left without employment following the firm’s collapse. Merseyside and Cheshire have the largest number of Carillion apprentices to place and CITB invited all 235 ...

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A new era for Starting Point

After almost 20 years of providing advice and guidance on employment, skills and education to the people of St Helens, Starting Point, part of St Helens Chamber, is entering a new era as work gets underway to transform it into a modern hub for digital skills. Thanks to funding secured from ...

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In the fast lane

Five students from Rainford High and Rainford Sixth Form took centre stage at the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi in November. Sixth-formers Ellie Mulhall (17) and Jess Smith (16) were given the unique opportunity through Rainford Sixth Form’s level 3 performing arts BTEC course which is in partnership with ...

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Record success in applications

Students at the newly formed All Saints Sixth Form College in Liverpool have achieved record success in their applications for the prestigious University of Liverpool scholars programme. Eight students applied and met the academic and personal criteria needed to gain entry to the scheme. Once accepted onto the programme there are so ...

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