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Landau Training and Enterprise Centre in Wellington
20 May 2022
A new skills and enterprise training centre has officially opened in Shropshire with the ambition of supporting hundreds of young people into work or education over the next five years. The new Landau Training and Enterprise Centre in Wellington will allow people who are currently not in work or education the opportunity to gain hands-on practical experience in several sectors including...
Shropshire Council Community Support Training Courses
22 Feb 2022
Community groups within Shropshire are being invited to take part in a wide range of training courses to help them ‘survive and thrive’. The varied topics are open to local charitable groups and organisations and include spotting the risks in vulnerable people, governance and legal structures and mental health awareness. The accredited sessions start with ‘Encouraging Communities for a Safer...
26 Nov 2020
A speaker from Samaritans is set to share information about the charity with attendees at the final free e-clinic of the year, organised by Paycare. The Health Cash Plan Provider and Wellbeing Training and Support organisation has been hosting a virtual event once a month, with over 200 attendees in the last three months alone. Each session has given top tips and has been focused on a different...
10 Aug 2020
Supporting employees experiencing domestic abuse is the focus of online training available for Shropshire businesses. With the help of county High Sheriff Dean Harris, West Mercia Women’s Aid has partnered with Shropshire Domestic Abuse Service to develop the webinar sessions which will be hosted by Shropshire Chamber of Commerce and open to members and non-members alike. One in four women and...
11 Sep 2019
Up and coming scientists have been inspired to follow in the footsteps of Shropshire naturalist Charles Darwin after taking part in a unique biodiversity training programme. The Young Darwin Scholarship programme is run annually by the Field Studies Council (FSC) from its Preston Montford site near Shrewsbury – the home of Darwin. Experts at the field study centre recently welcomed 15 students,...
Mayor of Shrewsbury, Jane Mackenzie is pictured outside Severnside's Meole Digital Den
14 Mar 2018
Severnside Housing is helping Shropshire people build a brighter future with its inspirational learning programme and Digital Dens.  At an open day, this week Shrewsbury Mayor Jane Mackenzie saw the difference that is being made to help local people reach their full potential. Severnside’s community Digital Dens in Meole Brace and Castlefields offer cyber-style café facilities with free internet...
13 Feb 2018
A Shropshire law firm has won a national award for its outstanding commitment to training.   FBC Manby Bowdler was voted as the winner of the category, which recognised a business that goes above and beyond the usual remit for staff development, at the Modern Law Awards 2017/18.   The firm, which employs more than 200 people at offices in Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Telford and Bridgnorth, was...
07 Feb 2017
Communities across Shropshire are to benefit from a £3.3m project aimed at tackling poverty by supporting people into work and training. The programme will see people in deprived areas who are struggling to find jobs receive one-to-one help and support to gain confidence and learn new skills. Led by training and employment organisation Landau Limited, the project will be delivered in Shropshire...
19 Feb 2016
Leading Shropshire printing specialists Precision Colour Printing, of Telford, held an awards ceremony for staff who have gained NVQ certificates at various levels. Thirty staff members from all departments, including two apprentices, of the Halesfield-based company completed a year-long course run by GB Training of Birmingham and were presented with their certificates at a special reception held...
18 Feb 2016
County Training, part of Shropshire Council is running a series of information and advice events for young people and their parents and carers to promote the benefits of vocational training. Potential apprentices, living in Shropshire, are encouraged to book early for the events, to avoid disappointment. The events will take place beginning 8 March 2016, on the following dates: Tuesday 8 March–...
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