Case Studies

  • Management Case Study

    Ben Lockley is currently undertaking a higher apprenticeship in management at city of Lincoln council.   Ben is progressing really well and has acheived all his functional skills as well as three assignments for the  edi level 5 diploma in leadership and management.  Ben has further completed 50% of the nvq level 5 in management.…

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  • Lisa Ward Teaching Assistant

    Lisa Ward completed her Level 3 Diploma for Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools at Horncastle Community Primary School, where she had been working as a volunteer for the past year. Her qualification, knowledge and practical skills gained from the course has enabled her to fulfill her aim of gaining paid employment. She has now…

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  • James McManus Hospitality

    James McManus has recently completed his Intermediate Apprenticeship in Professional Cookery through First College with his Assessor Chris Trinder whilst working at The Barley Mow Restaurant in Skegness.  James has since gained a new job working for Cumbrian celebrity chef Peter Sidwell from “Britain’s Best Bakery”. Peter was a judge on the daytime television show…

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  • IT case study

    Martin Manufacturing located in Louth are progressing well with their IT Apprenticeships. Pictured are apprentices working with Assessor/Tutor Kevin Brewer on developing Word Processing skills, in this session they are using the mail merge function to help create a letter to a number of recipients.  These sessions take place every fortnight and are delivered in…

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  • Hospitality and Catering Case Study

    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…

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  • Functional Skills Case Study

    Amanda Hempsall works for City of Lincoln Council (COLC) within the finance department. Amanda approached First College to express an interest in developing her skills in functional Maths, English and ICT.   Amanda has successfully achieved the Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English, which she has found really useful to refresh on a…

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  • Compass Point wins Employer of the Year

    Compass Point, the shared services company owned by East Lindsey and South Holland District Councils has won the Lincolnshire & Rutland Skills Award 2013 Employer of the Year Award.   Compass Point Business Services (East Coast) Ltd was nominated as Employer of the Year in the medium employer category for its Apprenticeship scheme which was…

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  • Level 2 Award in Support work in Schools

    Pictured below is a group of learners who have recently completed their Level 2 Award in Support work in Schools. This is a free 12 week course aimed at anyone who is unemployed that wants to work in a school either working directly with children or as an administrator or site staff. Trevor has since…

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  • Luke Hutchinson, Catering & Hospitality

      Luke attended St Lawrence School in Horncastle, a specialist school for pupils with learning problems. He was unsure that he could do any qualifications as his academic ability was low and had very little confidence in himself.   The school looked at vocational qualifications for him and offered him work experience in their kitchen.…

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  • Anna Szczepaniak ICT Functional Skill

    Anna Szczepaniak pictured below, works in the Retail Office at Butlins,she has recently completed and passed her exam in Level 2 ICT Functional Skills.  Anna said “I absolutely enjoyed it! There was a lot I’ve learnt and I am sure I can utilise the skills in my job” Anna is also currently undertaking a City…

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