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Teenaged coach driver Abby following in her family’s tyre tracks

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English | Cymraeg Teenager Abby Griffiths has followed in the tyre tracks of her father and brother to become one of the youngest women in the country to qualify as a bus and coach driver, a career traditionally dominated by … Read more »

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Students and lecturers awarded as part of the Coleg Cymraeg’s tenth anniversary

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English | Cymraeg At the start of a year of celebrations to mark the tenth anniversary since the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol was established, the Coleg’s Annual Awards will be presented tonight (5 October) to some of the brightest and most … Read more »

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Apprenticeship Ambassador chooses dream career working with animals

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English | Cymraeg Teenager Celyn Jones has completed her dream foundation apprenticeship working with animals and birds as she builds towards her ambition of becoming a specialist veterinary nurse. Celyn, 17, from Aberystwyth, will be progressing to an Apprenticeship in … Read more »

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William named Wales’ Apprentice of the Year after saving employer £20,000

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English | Cymraeg Saving his employer £20,000 a year by automating a product assembly system contributed to William Davies being named Apprentice of the Year for Wales at the Apprenticeship Awards Cymru 2021 William Davies, who works for Kautex Textron … Read more »

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Thibaud’s inspirational learning journey recognised with national award

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English | Cymraeg A young French man’s inspirational learning journey since arriving in Wales from France as a shy 16-year-old, following the loss of his mother to cancer, has been recognised with a prestigious national award. Five years ago, Thibaud … Read more »

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Sophie’s passion for fostering recognised with major award

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English | Cymraeg Graduate Sophie Williams’ decision to change career course, after witnessing the beneficial impact of fostering, has been rewarded with the Tomorrow’s Talent award at the prestigious Apprenticeship Awards Cymru 2021. Sophie, 24, who lives in Hirwaun, was … Read more »

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Council wins national award for its thriving Apprenticeship Programme

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English | Cymraeg A South Wales local authority was a winner at the prestigious Apprenticeship Awards Cymru 2021 after impressing judges with its Apprenticeship Programme launched nine years ago. Rhondda Cynon Taf Council, which has achieved an apprenticeship completion rate … Read more »

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Apprenticeship assessor Matt wins prestigious national award

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English | Cymraeg A man who has worked at the cutting edge of the fast-developing world of creative industries for more than 20 years has been named Wales’ Work-based Learning Assessor of the Year. Matt Redd’s award was announced at … Read more »

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Numbers add up for accountancy tutor Karen as she wins national award

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English | Cymraeg Karen Richards, who inspires and supports her accountancy learners to be the best they can be, has been named Wales’ Work-based Learning Tutor of the Year. Karen, 54, from Blackwood, who has been the accounting tutor and … Read more »

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National award for learner who moved from Africa to start a new life in Wales

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English | Cymraeg A teenager who has her sights on a teaching career after moving half way around the world to begin a new life in South Wales has won a prestigious national award. Jessica Apps, 19, from Forge Side, … Read more »

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