Open event will showcase adult courses and apprenticeships

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Telford College will be showcasing its growing range of adult courses and apprenticeships at its open event on May 25. The Wellington campus will be open from 5pm to 7pm with information about everything from accounting and access to higher education, to health, hairdressing and a whole lot more. There are more than 20 different […]

Record breaker Barry joins the construction team

Barry Mason in the construction department

He’s had his name in the Guinness Book of Records, helped out on seven of TV’s DIY SOS projects plus various 60 Minute Makeover shows – and now Barry Mason has joined the team of expert tutors at Telford College. The 52-year-old, from Trench, is the newest construction lecturer at the college – and says […]

Strong demand for new battery energy storage courses

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Telford College’s new centre for battery energy storage training is proving hugely popular – with places on its courses continuing to sell out. Book your spot for our next Adult Open Event  Start a part time professional course in September Apply here The college is helping to upskill local electricians, technicians and engineers in an […]

From apprentice to tutor: Jade engineers a return to college

Jade Richards Engineering Tutor

Jade Richards has seen her Telford College journey go full circle – from A levels and an apprenticeship, to a new role as part of the team of engineering tutors. The former Charlton School student says she is loving the chance to pass on some of the skills she learned at the college to a […]

Amy’s administration apprenticeship opens the door to a legal career

Amy Clennell at Fodens Apprenticeship

A Telford College business administration student is on the way to becoming a qualified solicitor after completing her apprenticeship with a county law firm. Amy Clennell, originally from Shawbirch and now living in Lawley, has finished a level two apprenticeship with Fodens, and is now studying a Bachelor of Laws degree through the Open University. […]

Telford College commended in national awards competition

Muller Engineering Apprentices

Telford College has been commended in a national awards scheme for its engagement with employers. It is one of just a handful of colleges on the shortlist for the City & Guilds Award for College Engagement with Employers Award, at the 2021/22 Association of Colleges Beacon Awards. More information for employers – click here Employer […]

Katie’s course switch pays off for new school role

Katie Benton Business Admin

Katie Benton studied two courses during her time at Telford College – and they are both coming in useful for her latest role. The 19-year-old, a former Newport Burton Borough School student, is currently working as a clerical assistant at Southall School. The placement, which is part of the Kickstart programme, is allowing her to […]

Investing in the engineers of the future

Zack Guillemin and Jack Evans Engineering Apprentices

One of the UK’s leading independent system integrators has created 16 new jobs ahead of its move to smart new premises. And an apprenticeships partnership with Telford College is a key factor in the company’s growth. Iconsys, which provides industrial automation, enterprise integration and sustainable services, is in the final stages of its relocation to […]

National awards recognition for Telford College apprentice

Charlotte Hughes Telford College Apprentice of the Year

A Telford College apprentice has been recognised as a rising star at a national awards ceremony. Charlotte Hughes, who works at The Wrekin Housing Group, beat competition from across the country to be named Apprentice of the Year at the 2021 Housing Heroes/Women in Housing Awards. As a business administrator apprentice, Charlotte has been instrumental […]

College welcomes a new assistant principal

Claire Barker Telford College Assistant Principal

Telford College has appointed a new assistant principal for employer engagement and skills. Claire Barker has more than 25 years of experience in the education sector, including 16 years at Stoke-on-Trent College where she was director of workplace learning and partnerships. She is a former head of apprenticeships at Loughborough College, and was most recently […]