Big changes for childcare Apprenticeships

GCSEs in English and maths are no longer needed to study an Early Years Educator Apprenticeship. Official announcements last week confirmed that the requirements have now changed. What’s different? Previously, those studying the early Years Educator Apprenticeship at Level 3 needed GCSEs in English and maths at grade C or above, without these, they could […]


Students create floral masterpiece for national event

NWHC students created a beautiful flower wall for use during the Photography show at the NEC last week. Four students, who are currently studying the Level 3 Floristry course were tasked to create a company logo made from a whopping 3,500 carnations! The display was commissioned by Clements who were working for photography equipment suppliers […]

Guest Chef Ryan Shilton

Top chef returns to Nuneaton College

North Warwickshire & Hinckley Collge Hospitality and Catering Department welcomed ex-student Ryan Shilton last week for a special guest chef evening. Ryan visited the College’s onsite Glebegate restaurant to serve up a tasting menu to more than 50 guests. During the evening, current students had the opportunity to work with Ryan and help to create a […]


Hairdressing and Make Up Artistry students win big in Blackpool

Hairdressing and Makeup Artistry students from North Warwickshire & Hinckley College bagged seven medals during national hairdressing competitions this week. A number of students travelled to Blackpool on 12 and 13 March to take part in the Association of Hairdresser & Therapists National Finals at the impressive Winter Gardens. Throughout the day students went head […]


Foundation Learning students donate to Nuneaton Foodbank

Foundation Learning students from North Warwickshire & Hinckley College presented food donations to a local charity recently. Those on the Entry Level 3 and Level 1 Foundation Learning programme, based at the College’s Nuneaton Campus organised a food collection for The Nuneaton Food Bank. Ian Lee, Preparation for Life and Work lecturer at the College said: “The […]


Beginners car body repair course in Warwickshire

Get your car body into shape for the summer with a part time car body repair course at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College.   Learn how to repair light scuffs, paint, and polish a car with this introductory course.  This Introduction to Body & Paint course will also give you an insight on equipment used in […]

NWHC entrants for the pancake race

A flippin’ success for Hinckley Bid’s Pancake Race

Hinckley Town Centre had a mixture of ingredients making the town a sweet success this Shrove Tuesday for Hinckley BID’s 7th annual pancake race. Many people from around all areas of Hinckley came to support the town and those taking part, whether it was serious entry or just entering for fun, and you could see […]


National Apprenticeship Week 2017

This week marks the 10th anniversary of National Apprenticeship Week. Taking place all this week (Monday 6 and Friday 10 March), the government campaign is a UK-wide celebration of Apprenticeships and their impact on the economy. Debbie Scotton, Business Development Manager at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College discusses: “With the Apprenticeship levy officially coming into […]


Hospitality & Catering students cook up a storm at international competitions

Hospitality & Catering students from North Warwickshire & Hinckley College scooped 55 awards during international culinary competitions last week. Eight Hospitality & Catering students travelled to Llandudno in Wales to compete in the Welsh International Culinary Championships. The three-day event saw young people from across the UK test their skills in a variety of competitions, […]


How colleges can help to address the Construction skills gap

Construction Skills Gap Paul Dancer, Director of Learning and Skills at South Leicestershire College discusses why Apprenticeships are key to developing talent within the Construction sector. “Even in times of political uncertainty, the UK Construction Industry has continued to thrive. According to a report released by the CITB (Construction Industry Training Board), output in the West […]