Business Revival Post Covid – 19, four week, fully funded, course delivered by Petroc

Covid-19 has changed the world as we know it and as a result has had a significant change on consumer behaviour. This 4 week course explores the consumer trends that are emerging as the world starts to return to a ‘new normal’. The course looks at how you create commercial …

Petroc launches Annual Apprenticeship Awards and local Manufacturers take the lead!

The Annual Petroc Apprenticeship Awards recognise and reward the exceptional work and results gained by employers and apprentices who work alongside Petroc. This year, with the exceptional challenges that businesses and individuals have had to face, it is even more important to honour and recognise their dedication and commitment. The …

Welcome to SWIoT – Where career ambition meets advanced technical training

Petroc will soon open their new state of the art  SWIoT facility at their North Devon Campus They hope to be able to invite you all to visit pending current government restrictions. In the meantime please read more here and see details of courses that will be on offer in …

North Devon Employers Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

Celebration, awards and most importantly, careers have been highlighted this week. 8th-14th February has marked National Apprenticeship week and there’s been plenty of information on hand from Petroc College as well as news and testimonials from local businesses. A few videos that have been posted on social media are linked …

HotSW Careers Hub virtual careers event “Which Way?” is coming ……..!!!

We are delighted to be working with Learn By Design in order to deliver a virtual careers event to showcase local employment & education opportunities and support young people across schools and colleges within the LEP area of Devon, Somerset, Torbay and Plymouth. The event will provide you with the …

Building Capable Processes – SWMAS Fully Funded Course

If you are frustrated by quality issues within your company processes, this training is for you! Calling on established Lean and Six Sigma methods, this session will demonstrate ways of identifying and removing problems to move towards 100% process capability…how good can you get? This practical and straightforward learning will …

Make UK: Right to work checks for European nationals from January 2021

Free movement under European law will end in the UK on 31 December 2020. Europeans who began living in the UK by that point will retain the right to work provided they apply for status under the EU Settlement Scheme. They will have until the end of the Grace Period …

Manufacturing Barometer: Shaping The Future of SME Manufacturing

The data from this quarter’s Manufacturing Barometer survey has now been analysed and we are pleased to be able to share the results with you… The SWMAS National Report, which surveyed over 400 SME manufacturers across England, highlights trends in sales, profits, investment, and staff numbers since 2018. It also uncovers the specific areas of …