Yearly Archives: 2013

  • The City of Lincoln Council

    The City of Lincoln Council’s work based learning team have delivered  outstanding success rates and celebrate learners success through an award presentation at the guildhall in Lincoln. Representing Lincoln at this event was the Mayor of Lincoln and Chief Executive of LCC .   The event was further supported by inspirational speaker Jen Teague, who…

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  • Sophie ICT Apprentice

    Sophie started her ICT Apprenticeship with Print Quest Graphics in January this year. She was our first ICT Learner to successfully complete a unit, Understanding the potential of IT, on 23rd May 2013.   Sophie is enjoying learning different aspects of ICT. Her current role, designing images is challenging and she is learning new things…

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  • Sonia Employability Case Study

    Sonia joined First College as a Work Programme client. Sonia had a number of barriers preventing her from returning to work. Sonia suffered with severe depression, society anxiety and was on a great deal of medication. Sonia would usually attend her appointments crying and shaking, full of despair and finding life difficult to cope with.…

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  • School Meals Team at Burgh Le Marsh Primary School

    Ann Russell and Mike Blackett went to Burgh Le Marsh Primary School on September 10th to deliver a Health Eating Cookery Class making carrot muffins  as part of a project the year four children are doing around food.   This also counted as part of the Food For Life Gold Award at the School Meals…

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  • 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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