Our new 'Meet Our Experts' blog is designed to give you a valuable insight into the different departments here at Wiltshire College. In the coming months we will be hearing from those members of staff who deal with Higher Education, Work Experience, Apprenticeships, Student Services, Exams and more. Stay tuned for insightful blogs from our heads of departments too, as well as key subject areas explored by various experts within the college.

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Work Experience

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Work Experience
Helene Keep Work Experience Manager I believe that work experience is a fundamental part of the student learning experience, and gives students the opportunity to put the skills they are learning in the classroom and workshop into practice, alongside developing important employability skills needed for the workplace. Since joining the college four years ago as a work experience co-ordinator, I have seen the number of students engaging with work experience rise significantly, and at least 80% of ...
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Exams

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Adam Bushell Examinations Manager From the title, you would be forgiven for thinking that the exams team only deals with exams at College and that these only occur during the Summer months of the year. Although this is an integral part of our job, and the summer is a very busy time for us, we do many different things within the College serving both students and lecturers alike.
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Apprenticeships

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Apprenticeships
Mark Ashton Business Development Manager I believe that apprenticeships are the best way for students to learn and for employers to future proof their business.  They give students real life experience in their chosen field and offer the opportunity for employers to mould staff into efficient and productive employees, uniquely trained to fit the needs of the their employer. What kind of things can I do an apprenticeship in? Wiltshire College offer apprenticeships in more than 30 different o...
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University Level Courses

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University Level Courses
Hilly Prendergast Higher Education Manager I believe in Higher Education at a local college. It brings University level courses to local people, who may not be able to leave home and go away and study. I have emails from students who graduated years ago who tell me how much the degree has changed their lives (for the better!). It is the best feeling in the world to teach our Higher Education students, they inspire me and the impact they make in their industry is breath-taking. I was a student...
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