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Latest From The Blog

July 2019

In-Comm Training announce new Operations Director as it looks to build on £7.5m investment drive

July 28th, 2019|

One of the West Midlands leading training providers has announced a new senior management team, as it looks to capitalise on recent investment and a record year of performance.

In-Comm Training, which has supported more than 2500 people with apprenticeships and upskilling opportunities in 2018, has promoted Chris Reeves to Operations Director, overseeing the further expansion […]

Schools show the ‘need for speed’ at MAN Design & Make Challenge

July 28th, 2019|

An East Staffordshire school showcased its engineering excellence last week when it won the main prize for ‘Efficient Design’ at the Manufacturing Assembly Network’s (MAN) Design & Make Challenge.

John Taylor High School beat off the challenge of eight other schools from across the UK to take the title for its hand-crafted vehicle that ran the […]

May 2019

TTC Group joins forces with Dr Fiona Fylan to improve road safety

May 5th, 2019|

TTC Group has teamed up with one of the UK’s leading behavioural change specialists for its latest round of ‘Train the Trainer’ workshops across the UK.

The driver training education specialist has completed ten interactive sessions that will support its nationwide team of trainers to deliver the recently revised NDORS courses, including Speed Awareness, What’s Driving […]

February 2019

AME celebrates largest ever graduation as industry backs ‘factory floor’ approach

February 8th, 2019|

The UK’s first ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’ celebrated its largest graduation recently, when 29 students received their BEng and MEng qualifications.

A joint collaboration between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing, the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) saw its second cohort graduate in style, with many of the industry-ready engineers going into high-profile jobs […]

January 2019

Shropshire architects practice casts aside Brexit doubt with £1m of new appointments

January 15th, 2019|

Nearly £1m of new appointments in the last six weeks has helped a Bridgnorth boutique architects practice get off to a flying start in 2019.

Johnson Design Partnership, which employs 10 people at its headquarters in Station Lane and satellite office in London, has seen a major surge in the number of clients looking to tap […]

December 2018

In-Comm named as a finalist in the Semta Skills Awards 2019

December 31st, 2018|

We are delighted to announce that we have been named as a finalists in the ‘Training Partner of the Year’ category at the prestigious Semta Skills Awards 2019.

This is the first time we have made it through to the final three and will now compete against GRWP Llandrillo Menai and Skills UK for the prestigious […]

October 2018

TTC secures major cycle training contract with Fleet Source

October 14th, 2018|

One of the UK’s leading cycle training experts has been appointed to help educate more than 25,000 HGV and commercial vehicle drivers across the UK.

Telford-based TTC Cycling has been chosen by Fleet Source to be the sole provider of the on-road practical training element of its Vulnerable Road User driver training programmes, which include Safe […]

April 2018

TotalKare champions vocational learning with another apprentice appointment

April 2nd, 2018|

The UK’s number one provider of heavy-duty vehicle lifting solutions has reinforced its commitment to developing its own staff by taking on another apprentice.

TotalKare, which works with commercial vehicle workshops and bus and coach operators across the UK, has recruited Joe Snipe as its latest employee meaning that 10% of the firm’s current workforce have […]

January 2018

First cohort graduates from the UK’s ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’

January 9th, 2018|

A groundbreaking initiative to develop industry-ready engineers has seen its first cohort of students graduate.

The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME), a joint collaboration between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing, held a special ceremony in the Cathedral grounds to mark three years since its launch.

Seven graduates picked up their BEng degrees, including Alicia Prior, […]

Accelerate celebrates removing ‘barriers to work’ for 700 people in Coventry and Warwickshire

January 9th, 2018|

A local National Lottery-funded employment support scheme is celebrating twelve months of success, having helped 700 people in Coventry and Warwickshire tackle major barriers to work and self-employment.

The £3m Accelerate project is part of ‘Building Better Opportunities’ programme, funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund.

Over 70 people […]