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Coleg Gwent team take on the Pontypool 10k

Coleg Gwent team takes on the Pontypool 10k

17 February 2022

On 27th February, 20 committed staff and learners from Coleg Gwent will be putting their best foot forward in the Torfaen Leisure Trust Pontypool 10k in support of St David’s Hospice Care, our Charity of the Year.

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How the Screwfix Trade Apprentice competition boosted Holly’s career

16 February 2022

Electrical and electronic engineering apprentice, Holly, has thrown herself into the world of engineering, embracing opportunities with both hands. One experience and achievement she’s proud of is coming second in the Screwfix Trade Apprentice of the Year competition.

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Reasons your business should take on an apprentice

5 Reasons your business should take on an apprentice

4 February 2022

There’s a reason why 83% of businesses would recommend hiring an apprentice to other organisations! Read on to uncover some key reasons why your business should consider taking on an apprentice...

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5 Reasons to choose an apprenticeship

4 February 2022

During an apprenticeship, you’re employed to do a job while studying towards a qualification, making it a great alternative to studying A Levels or a full time course at college. Lots of young people choose to take the apprenticeship route at Coleg Gwent and here’s why...

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LGBT+ History Month 2022

LGBT+ History Month 2022

1 February 2022

As a diverse and inclusive college, our community represents all segments of society. So, it’s important for us to celebrate and promote diversity and equality this month, and always, through our day-to-day work at the college. One of the latest things that we’re proud to introduce is pronoun pins!

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Celebrity makeup artist Mimi Choi inspires Welsh talent - theatrical and media makeup alumni Jenna Mcdonnell

Celebrity makeup artist Mimi Choi inspires Welsh talent

28 January 2022

Theatrical and Media Makeup alumni, Jenna Mcdonnell, developed the foundations for a successful career in the makeup industry at Coleg Gwent. This has led to her setting up a high-profile event with internationally renowned Makeup Artist Mimi Choi.

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