College mourns the death of a ‘remarkable’ monarch


Telford College has paid tribute to the ‘remarkable service’ of the Queen on the sad news of her death. Graham Guest, principal and chief executive, said: “She gave her entire life in tireless service of our country, and was a reassuring constant for generations of people through times of challenge and change. “She has been […]

March 2022 Principal’s Column


Building close links with local businesses is absolutely crucial to our work here at Telford College. It’s important for us to understand the ever-changing skills needs in the local economy, so we can shape our curriculum to deliver what companies require. This week we have taken another big step forward by launching a new apprenticeship […]

February 2022 Principal’s Column


The value and variety of apprenticeships have been firmly in the spotlight this month, thanks to the work being done during National Apprenticeships Week. It’s always a great opportunity to remind people of the incredible variety of apprenticeships which are available with some brilliant local companies. We’ve streamed fascinating debates on social media, attended several […]

December 2021 Principal’s Column


We’ve heard a lot in recent weeks about the shortage of HGV drivers around the UK – here at Telford College, we are proud to be doing our bit to help solve the problem. We’ve just launched a new series of ‘Skills Bootcamps’ to help train up a fresh generation of HGV drivers. The college […]

November 2021 Principal’s Column

Graham Guest signs the Shropshire Chamber mental health charter

It’s a changing world right now, and after what we’ve all been through over the past 18 months, many people are re-evaluating their priorities in life. Further education providers have to rise to this challenge, adapting and evolving in what we believe are exciting and fast-moving times. Many people who may have previously thought they […]

September 2021 Principal’s Column


As a further education college, we have a responsibility to respond quickly and effectively to the changing needs of the local business community. And right now, it’s clear that some sectors are suffering skills shortages which could have serious repercussions for us all. The lack of qualified delivery drivers is fuelling fears of a shortage […]