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Construction students at Derby College won their largest tally of medals in the regional Skillbuild competition held recently at Leicester College.

Twelve Colleges from the Midlands and Yorkshire regions entered 77 students into the different competitions which included set tasks in Brickwork, Painting and Decorating, Joinery and Plastering.

Derby College is expanding the range of work experience and potential job and apprenticeship opportunities for Construction learners in partnership with even more local employers. The College is partnering Bell Group to launch an Employer Academy focusing on painting and decorating skills.

A former CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) apprentice at Derby College has won the silver medal in a prestigious national bricklaying competition and now has his sights set on qualifying for the UK team.

An Associate Director at Derby architectural firm Morrison Design has taken over the helm of Derby College's Professional Construction Employment & Skills Academy.

A former Construction apprentice at Derby College will take part in a national skills competition this month with his sights set on qualifying for the UK team.

Architecture and construction consultancy YMD Boon has become a member of Derby College's Employment and Skills Academy (ESA), which aims to nurture learners as they move from education to employment.

Design and Sustainability Manager at Bowmer and Kirkland, Rebecca Hartshorn, has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen.

Work to demolish two large gas-holders on Derby's Pride Park has been completed – and National Grid will soon put the site up for sale. Once a fundamental part of the city's gas network, the gas-holders have not been used since the turn of the millennium and have been dismantled to make way for regeneration of the site. At 12.8 and 11.2 metres high, their removal will change the city skyline and provide much-needed space for development.

A mature plastering learner at Derby College has been awarded a £1,000 bursary from construction company Bowmer & Kirkland to support his future studies.

Many of our learners are accomplishing great things whilst studying with us and we want to share their achievements with you. Be inspired by the success of our learners. See how their dedication to learning and our high-quality teaching is helping them on their way to rewarding careers.

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