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Wood occupations apprentice comes third at regional competition

Wood occupations apprentice comes third at regional competition

Ashton Hewitt, a wood occupations apprentice, came third at the Worldskills UK competition yesterday (April 20th).


Students rescued from 'gas explosion' during fire services training exercise

Students rescued from 'gas explosion' during fire services training exercise

Public services, media make-up and drama students helped create an action-packed setting for the local fire service in a mock emergency evacuation at Petroc this week.


Students ‘decontaminated’ at North Devon District Hospital

Students ‘decontaminated’ at North Devon District Hospital

Over 50 students were decontaminated at North Devon District Hospital – in a training exercise for medical staff.


Therese Coffey MP visits Petroc's North Devon campus

Therese Coffey MP visits Petroc's North Devon campus

Therese Coffey MP, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment and Rural Life Opportunities, visited Petroc this week (April 6).


Petroc secures £2.4 million from Big Lottery Fund to help marginalised young people across Devon

Petroc secures £2.4 million from Big Lottery Fund to help marginalised young people across Devon

Petroc has led a partnership of 41 organisations to secure a £2.4 million grant to deliver a Building Better Opportunities project across the county.


George Ezra announces date at The Factory

George Ezra announces date at The Factory

Award-winning singer/songwriter George Ezra has announced his new Top Secret tour - and it includes a date at The Factory.


Wood occupations apprentice to compete at regional competition

Wood occupations apprentice to compete at regional competition

Wood occupations apprentice Ashton Hewitt is testing his skills at the Worldskills UK competition next month.


Petroc hosts Oxford and Cambridge information day

Petroc hosts Oxford and Cambridge information day

Representatives from Oxford and Cambridge universities held an Information Day at Petroc last week, to shed light on the often daunting admissions process.


Events Management degree students raise over £1,000 for charity at swanky 'Great Gatsby' event

Events Management degree students raise over £1,000 for charity at swanky 'Great Gatsby' event

First Year FdA Events Management students held a stylish 1920s Great Gatsby-inspired event last week at the Taw Restaurant, to raise money for the North Devon Hospice.


Petroc Go Spain is a 'great opportunity'

Petroc Go Spain is a 'great opportunity'

Students on the latest Erasmus+ funded Petroc Go trip recently returned to college, with one learner calling the experience “a great opportunity”.


Upcoming Events

Apr
26th

Petroc hosting DCTPN Meeting

Petroc is hosting a DCTPN Meeting at the Mid Devon Campus

May
3rd

National Apprenticeship Show

The National Apprenticeship Show will bring together employers, colleges and providers with those wanting to find out more about what apprenticeships can offer.