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Academy launch to support youth into manufacturing and engineering   

Academy launch to support youth into manufacturing and engineering   

20th June 2022
Manufacturing and engineering skills in Cornwall are getting a boost with the formation of a pre-16 manufacturing academy.   The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) and The Cornwall Manufacturers Group (CMG) partnered to address the skills gap in the sector, resulting in The CMG Academy.   A launch event was held on Thursday at the Cornwall College Camborne campus with key guests from the manufacturi Read More
College awarded for apprenticeship ‘excellence’

College awarded for apprenticeship ‘excellence’

15th June 2022
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) is celebrating after being recognised for the high quality and standard of its apprenticeship provision. Presented to Cornwall College St Austell by leading awarding organisation City & Guilds, the accolade was one of only 100 end-point assessment (EPA) awards given out to educational providers across the whole of the UK. “It was a pleasure to present TCCG Read More
Farmers Without Borders: Future Farm hosts British and French sustainable partnership

Farmers Without Borders: Future Farm hosts British and French sustainable partnership

13th June 2022
A French cohort of 15 dairy farmers and delegates of the Council of Finistère and Trévarez Research Station were welcomed last Tuesday at Duchy College’s Future Farm, marking a new step in exchanging sustainable dairy farming practices across the Channel. The group explored the pioneering research facility and visited three farms representing the range of successful dairy production systems Read More
Awards pouring in for college restaurant

Awards pouring in for college restaurant

30th May 2022
Cornwall College St Austell’s student-run Cloisters Restaurant, is cooking on gas after receiving a slew of accolades. The on-campus fine dining establishment has gone from strength-to strength in recent weeks with an impressive list of awards and recognition, including being shortlisted for College Restaurant of the Year (CROFTY). Launched in 2016 in partnership between People 1st Internati Read More
Student stars shine at college awards

Student stars shine at college awards

30th May 2022
The region’s largest college group is set to celebrate student success with a spectacular awards ceremony held at the St Mellion Estate Cornwall. Ambitious students from The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) are being recognised for their outstanding achievements at this year’s Shining Star Awards, a spotlight on TCCG’s brightest stars from its campuses across Devon and Cornwall, with headline s Read More
Ofsted chief visits Cornish college for insights into positive turnaround

Ofsted chief visits Cornish college for insights into positive turnaround

27th May 2022
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) has been honoured with a visit by Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector (HMCI) of Ofsted, Amanda Spielman, following its successful Ofsted inspection in February. Mrs Spielman met with the leadership team, students and staff of TCCG at Cornwall College St Austell, to see first-hand the incredible transformation that gained national attention and saw the College gain a G Read More
Duchy College celebrating the advancements of sustainable dairy farming at Future Farm

Duchy College celebrating the advancements of sustainable dairy farming at Future Farm

11th May 2022
In a celebration of research and innovation in sustainable dairy farming, Future Farm held its stakeholder launch event at Duchy College Stoke Climsland campus on Friday, 6th of May. Guests and stakeholders came from across the country to experience the remarkable facility in action, showcasing the eco dairy systems along with first-hand insights on the project’s achievements. Lyndsay Chapman, C Read More
Construction Academy signals commitment to tackling skills gap

Construction Academy signals commitment to tackling skills gap

6th May 2022
School children in Cornwall are getting the opportunity to learn highly-valued construction skills thanks to the launch of a pre-16 Construction Academy building at Cornwall College Camborne. The Construction & Building Services Professional & Technical Centre, which is part-funded by Cornwall Council and Kier Construction, with support from Cornwall Groundworks and Landscaping, and Totus, Read More
College welcomes new Chair of Governors  

College welcomes new Chair of Governors  

27th April 2022
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), one of the largest educational providers in the South West, has welcomed Patrick Newberry as its new Chair of Governors.   With a background as a chartered accountant, Patrick spent 25 years as a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) until his retirement in 2013.  During his time with PwC, Patrick held various roles including Global Leader of Insurance Con Read More
The Cornwall College Group celebrates glowing Ofsted report

The Cornwall College Group celebrates glowing Ofsted report

31st March 2022
In a huge boost for learners, businesses, and communities in Cornwall and Devon, The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) is officially ‘all good’. A week-long, 22-inspector Ofsted inspection in February, resulted in a report full of praise for the Group, which includes Cornwall Colleges in Camborne, St Austell and Newquay, Duchy Colleges in Rosewarne and Stoke Climsland, Falmouth Marine School, Sisn Read More
College gives expert insight into EV training opportunities

College gives expert insight into EV training opportunities

8th March 2022
The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) is offering automotive industry professionals across Cornwall a specialist perspective into the range of innovative new electric vehicle training opportunities. Through an upcoming information event named The Future Starts Now: Electric Vehicle Training, those already working in the motor vehicle sector can gain a new insight on the electric vehicle training and u Read More
Apprenticeships on offer from Plymouth’s top engineering firms

Apprenticeships on offer from Plymouth’s top engineering firms

7th March 2022
An upcoming recruitment event is giving aspiring apprentice engineers the opportunity to meet some of Plymouth’s leading engineering employers. The Engineering Apprenticeship Event on 12th March, held at Cornwall College’s Engineering Skills Centre on the Sisna Park industrial estate, Plymouth, will link those looking to kick start their career in the industry with top firms hoping to fill app Read More
Student board games set for global release   

Student board games set for global release   

15th February 2022
Two innovative new board games, designed as a college project, are propelling a group of creative young gamers into a global industry.    The team of students, who currently study the UAL Games Design & Animation course at Cornwall College Camborne, have designed and produced the two fully realised games as part of Board Game School, an industry-focused curriculum project delivered annually Read More
Businesses urged to grasp growth opportunity at apprenticeship event 

Businesses urged to grasp growth opportunity at apprenticeship event 

19th January 2022
Businesses from across Cornwall are being invited to a special event as part of this year’s National Apprenticeship Week. CCB Training part of The Cornwall College Group (TCCG), is hosting a free-to-attend networking event on Tuesday 8th February 3.30pm – 5.00pm at Trevenson Restaurant, Cornwall College Camborne campus. Part of National Apprenticeship Week (7th to 13th February); the event hig Read More
Colleges launch pioneering electric vehicle facilities

Colleges launch pioneering electric vehicle facilities

18th January 2022
Two Cornish colleges are helping to drive forward the research and training of electric vehicle technicians in the UK, with a range of innovative new courses and cutting-edge laboratories.   Truro and Penwith College and The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) are working in partnership to deliver the £2.4 million Skills Accelerator project, which will focus on curriculum and skills development in the Read More
New digital apprenticeship delivering future-boosting skills

New digital apprenticeship delivering future-boosting skills

11th January 2022
As the Cornish tech industry continues to grow at pace, the increasing demand for an innovative new digital apprenticeship has seen a leading training provider take on an additional cohort. CCB Training, the business training arm of The Cornwall College Group, has seen the popularity of its new Digital Support Technician apprenticeship go from strength-to-strength since its launch earlier this yea Read More
20,000 apprenticeships over 15 years through CCB Training

20,000 apprenticeships over 15 years through CCB Training

9th December 2021
Fifteen years ago, The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) merged their business facing arms together to create CCB Training (Cornwall College Business) enabling them to restructure their business offer as a professional training and apprenticeship provider, to better reflect the needs of their business customers. CCB recognises that business needs are constantly changing due to external factors and cha Read More
Lockdown support for students spells win for college

Lockdown support for students spells win for college

26th November 2021
Staff from The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) are celebrating after receiving a regional award recognising the high quality of support they provided students during lockdown. The highly-regarded accolade was awarded to teams working in eight different learning centres across TCCG’s sites in Devon and Cornwall, by the South West Regional Library Services (SWRLS). The Initiative Award for Lockdown Read More