Industry Placements – Bridgwater & Taunton College

We at Bridgwater & Taunton College believe that Work Experience is invaluable to our students in helping prepare them for working world; giving them a good understanding of the working environment they are interested in as well as the opportunity to start building their professional contacts within their chosen sector.   On-the-job experience is something we are unable to offer students ourselves, and so we are incredibly grateful to employers for their part in helping our students get the best start possible in their future careers.   From 2020, Industry Placements will form a mandatory requirement for students taking new Level 3 technical programmes called ‘T Levels’.   To gear up for this, we are implementing Industry Placements in chosen courses from the start of this academic year 2018/2019.  We are looking to find employers in industries relating to various courses to offer our students a 45 day Industry Placement from October 2018. These courses are:   Automotive, Beauty Therapy, Business, Computing & Software, Creative Media Production, Digital Media Design, Electrical Installation, Engineering, Events Production, Hairdressing and Plumbing.   We are working with 215 students to support them in securing placements across Sedgemoor, Taunton Deane and the surrounding areas.   Industry Placement info for employers

Industry Placements – Bridgwater & Taunton College

August 21, 2018

We at Bridgwater & Taunton College believe that Work Experience is invaluable to our students in helping prepare them for working world; giving them a good understanding of the working environment they are interested in as well as the opportunity to start building t...

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Be a Dragon at Somerset SOUP

August 21, 2018

        Somerset’s business community is being invited to come and be dragons as four Somerset entrepreneurs present their pitches at a Somerset SOUP event next month.   The four businesses have been chosen to pitch their ide...

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Four promoted at Taunton office of Clarke Willmott LLP

August 21, 2018

National law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has announced four promotions within its Taunton office, in response to growing demand for its services and a return of confidence in the economy. In the Commercial Property team, Sarah Manley has been promoted to Senior Associat...

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Chamber statement re: Postponement of proposed roadworks on Bristol Road

August 20, 2018

The Bridgwater Chamber released a statement today regarding the proposed postponement of the roadworks at the Volkswagen junction of Bristol Road due to commence next March.   The idea of a postponement of this 28 month project is good news for businesses in th...

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Cardiff-based contractor announced for Premier Inn at £150 million Bridgwater Gateway

August 18, 2018

Carter Lauren Construction has been appointed lead contractor for construction of a 100-bedroom Premier Inn hotel at the £150 million Bridgwater Gateway business park in Somerset. Work will get underway later this month on the three-storey building, located on one o...

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