Derby College - News

Derby College is opening its doors to the public for an information morning on Saturday April 23 between 10am and 12 noon.

A wide range students at Derby College will be introduced to the far-reaching career opportunities available in the growing renewable energies industry thanks to an innovative partnership with two local businesses.
SASIE Ltd in Nottingham specialises in the development, installation and training within renewable energies and Lindhurst Engineering in Sutton in Ashfield has diversified from its success in fabrication and is now breaking new ground in Anaerobic Digestion systems.

Agricultural Insight for Derby College Students

Agriculture students at Derby College's Broomfield Hall campus have spent three days in the Czech Republic where they gained an insight into the development of farm machinery.

Hundreds of pounds raised by learners at Derby College in Ilkeston will help provide end of life care for the terminally ill. The pre-access learners held two charity events to raise funds for Treetops Hospice in Risley, which provides care for people who are terminally ill.

A Derby College Construction Apprentice is laying the foundations for a successful career in the building industry.

Jordan Richards from Ilkeston, works at Derby-based firm G F Tomlinson and is celebrating after scooping a prestigious industry award. He was awarded a regional Guild of Bricklayers award.

Derby College Praised By Ofsted Inspectors

Derby College has been praised by Ofsted as 'a valued resource for the city of Derby and the county of Derbyshire' following a recent inspection.

The Ofsted inspection report has graded Derby College as 'Good' overall. Two key areas were also judged as 'Outstanding'.

A group of 24 Derby College Engineering learners have just returned from a two-week trip to Derby's twin town of Osnabrück where they gain specialist training in robotics at a local company.

Skills On Show at Derby College Open Day

Derby College will be showcasing a wide range of skills and career opportunities at the annual Roundhouse Open Day on Saturday April 16.

The event between 10 am and 12 noon is free to attend and will include a wide range of taster sessions to give young people, and adults, alike the chance to try their hand at a number of skills activities.

Derby College's Little Explorers Day Nursery at the Broomfield Hall campus in Morley is inviting families to an outdoor event designed to bring some of the best-loved children's story books to life.

Business students at Derby College will gain a unique insight into the career opportunities available in property sales and lettings as part of a partnership with award winning Derby estate agency, Hannells.

Derby College Launches RHS Courses

Derby College has become the first College in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to launch a broad range of courses designed by the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).

Derby College Chief Executive Mandie Stravino has backed an initiative to increase the number of young people studying Mathematics.

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