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  • Good luck to our new Traineeship group starting this week!

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    First College are proud to offer the Traineeship programme with the support of many local employers.

    A traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience that is focused on giving young people the skills and experience that employers are looking for. At its core are work preparation training, English and maths for those who need it and a high quality work ...
  • GCSE Results Day!

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    Good luck to all those receiving their GCSE results this week!

    It's GCSE results week and to support you we are having another open session today at our Skegness and Louth centres. Grab your results and come and speak to our staff - 10am - 3pm North Parade Skegness & Milford Court Louth. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lgq1cAftsj0 See you ...
  • Employer Focus #1 – The Brackenborough Hotel Louth

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    The first in a series of Employer Focus video documentary shorts.

    We highlight the success of previous First College Hospitality learner Mark McGrath as General Manager of The Brackenborough Hotel and a number of our 'Advantage You' learners taking part in pre-employment training. Thank you to Mark and the staff at The Brackenborough for supporting our learners and allowing us to ...
  • New Employer Gallery

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    Check out our new and ever expanding 'Employer Gallery' to see just a few of the local employers that we support.  Employers, assessors, learners, events, info stands and more, its all here. We are proud of our local employer links and will be featuring new employers all the time so be sure to check back. Click to view:
  • First College at Bookers Skegness

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    Supporting customers at Bookers Skegness!

    Our stand at Booker Cash & Carry in Skegness this morning has been a success - Great to talk to lots of local employers! Good luck to those who entered our Prize draw with a bottle of Champers up for grabs! We will announce the winner soon! Some excellent contacts made - Looking forward to supporting your training needs in the ...
  • Eyes on us with our new brochure!

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    With our new brochure it's easier than ever to engage with First College.

    View our brochure online or download to your device, either way it's packed with everything you need to know about Apprenticeships and Traineeships, with info for learners and employers, grab your copy now! Get ahead, go far with First College Lincs.
  • First College staff update their CPD at Larders Coffee House in Louth

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    Barista Training at Larders

    We pride ourselves on supporting our local employers in many vocational areas, it is always rewarding to see people achieve and see their business's grow.  We also love catching up with past learners, particularly when they are happy to train us in return! That is exactly what happened recently when two members of our Hospitality Team updated their ...
  • Adult Learner Week 2015

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    Talk to us about your learning options!

    **Update**  A successful event yesterday at the Louth Library, but remember we are always ready to support your learning needs. You can pop into our centres at Louth and Skegness or call us and discuss your learning needs with our staff! 18-6-15 We are supporting Adult Learner Week 2015 and can be found at the Louth Library this ...
  • Finishing School Soon?

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    Thinking of an Apprenticeship?

    Call our recruitment team free for a chat, or pop into one of our centres in Louth and Skegness. We offer apprenticeships in many vocational areas.. Freephone 0800 019 ...
  • New Short Course Dates

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    We are pleased to announce new dates for our popular short courses.

    Click here for our latest Short Course Calendar
  • Work for us

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    AAT / Assessor - Full or Part Time considered

    We are seeking a self motivated person to join our Business Team based in Skegness. You must hold a minimum of AAT Level 4 or equivalent and you are likely to have a range of skills in accountancy and administration. An Assessor Award is needed for which training can be given.  A knowledge of Work Based Learning and the NVQ system ...
  • First College on Social Media

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    Look us up, follow and share!

    As we like to keep you up to date with Traineeships, Apprenticeships and all of our other activities make sue you give our social networking sites a view, like, share and ...
  • Apprenticeship Week 2015

    We hope you enjoyed Apprenticeship Week 2015 as much as we did!

    A successful set of events for Apprenticeship Week 15, thank you to Louth and Skegness Library, Skegness Job Centre John Spendluffe Technology College and The Nichols Youth project for ...
  • National Apprenticeship Week 2015 is almost here!

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    We're coming to you! Come and speak to us about your future!

    Skegness Library - Monday 9th March 10am - 3pm | Skegness Job Centre Plus - Wednesday 11th March 10am - 3pm | Louth Library - Wednesday 11th March 10am - 4pm | Louth Nichols Youth Project - Thursday 12th March 7pm - 9pm

    First College signs ‘We Love Apprenticeships Pledge’

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    First College recently signed the 'We love apprenticeship pledge' an organisation that promotes the apprenticeship programme - click on the link above to find out ...
  • New short courses for 2015

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    Download our new short course 2015 leaflet here Call Administration to register on 01754 766341 Health and Safety / Food Safety / Food Allergen Awareness Level 2 ...
  • First College – Open Day events

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    First College Open Day March 10th 4pm - 7pm Skegness & Louth

    In December we ran a successful open day event at both Skegness and Louth centres. Councillor Robin Hunter-Clarke (pictured top left) attended to speak with staff and future learners. Don't miss the next Open Day event! March 10th 4pm - 7pm at First College Milford Court Louth and North Parade Skegness. Call ...
  • Christmas Cookery

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    Come and take part in our three Christmas Cookery Classes

    First College, North Parade, Skegness 25th November, 2nd December and 9th December 6pm - 8:30pm Call Skegness 01754 610197 to book! Week one - Xmas Desserts, Pudding and Tiramisu Week two - Entertain with Canapés and Crudities Week three - Xmas Savoury Delights Take your creations home! £15 each week or £40 if ...
  • First College Open Days

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    Don't miss our Louth and Skegness Open Days!

    Louth - Wednesday 26 November 4pm – 7pm Milford Court, Warwick Road, Louth, LN11 0YB 01507 601122 Skegness - Wednesday 26 November 4pm – 7pm North Parade, Skegness, PE25 1BY 01754 ...
  • Lincolnshire Skills Show 2014 – WBLA / Butlins

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    First College taking part in the Skills Show experience (Butlins 5th and 6th of November).

    Many staff from First College were in attendance with the Hospitality Team supporting attendees and learners at Butlins to help prepare for the evening proceedings.  It was fantastic to see so many school and employers turn out to the show and we hope you all enjoyed our activities.  Many ...
  • Free World Host Training

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    Customer Service Training (Free and City & Guilds accredited). We are delighted to be able to offer you the programme that was such a success at the London 2012 Olympics. World Host training is aimed at raising the standards of customer service in the retail, hospitality, and travel and tourism sectors Call Jude at Louth 01507 601122 Call Wesley at Skegness 01754 610197 Course ...
  • Traineeships with First College

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    First College delivering the Traineeship programme in partnership with local employers.

    Don't forget at First College we deliver the Traineeship programme in partnership with local employers. If you want to get some work experience for your CV and learn some valuable workplace skills give us a call.
  • Upcoming Courses

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    Learn Something New with our short courses

    Download our course guide here Call to book/register interest - Skegness - 01754 610197 - Louth - 01507 601122 Level 2 Support Work in Schools - Skegness (Days) Level 2 Support Work in Schools - ...
  • First College supporting Macmillan

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    Come and support Macmillan with the First College Coffee Morning

    First College / Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September 10am - 12pm at First College, North Parade, Skegness. Cakes and Biscuits produced by our School Meals team and level 1& 2 Skegness Vocational College ...
  • First College gets social!

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    Did you know you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook?

    Click through to get all the latest news, course listings, upcoming events and more! Twitter Facebook

    First College & Martin Manufacturing UK

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    IT Application Specialist pilot a success!

    First College introduced the delivery of IT Application Specialist Apprenticeships at Intermediate and Advanced levels in January 2013. Martin Manufacturing UK, based in Louth are a world leader in the creation of dynamic lighting solutions for the entertainment, architectural and commercial sectors. Martin lighting and video systems are ...
  • Butlins & First College Awards Presentation 2014

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    Butlins Presentation 2014

    This is the 3rd year that First College and Butlins have come together to recognise the achievements in the Catering and Retail Departments. There have been 59 individual achievements during 2013 and up to the present time. These vary from Level 1 and 2 Functional Skills to Level 3 Management.  There has also been the ...
  • First College Celebrate the 2014 Skills Awards

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    First College is celebrating a successful result following the Lincolnshire & Rutland Skills Awards 2014. We would like to congratulate the following learners and employers in their success! Ben Lockley Business Support Occupations – runner up Ross Evans Business Support ...
  • Traineeships are ‘Go’…

    Traineeships are 'Go'...
    The first two Traineeship Groups are now successfully underway – with a group being run from both Louth and Skegness.  Each group have had 6 sessions – over 2 weeks – in centre, where they have covered CV writing, H&S, E&D, Interview Skills and the infamous Dragons Den activity (presentation/team work skills).  All of the Traineeships are now in their chosen workplace gaining ...
  • Spilsby Young Farmers Hospitality Taster Evening

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    Twelve young people aged between 13 and 25 from The Spilsby Young Farmers Club came along to a cookery evening at Skegness First College this month. Tutors Julie Middleton, Chris Trinder and Julie Cartwright gave a talk on all of the apprenticeships and courses we can offer them at First College and had a fun session making pizzas in our training kitchens. They all commented what a fantastic ...
  • Better than alright, Jack

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    A CULINARY star of the future picked up top tips from celebrity chef Rachel Green during a cookery demonstration.

    Rachel Green hosted the event for First College Lincs, in Louth, to help promote awareness of the benefits of apprenticeships to both people hoping to work in the hospitality industry and to local businesses. And Level 3 professional cookery apprentice, Jack Rance, ...