Employers and Parents learn more about Apprenticeships

In conjunction with National Apprenticeship Week 2016, yesterday we invited employers and parents to find out more about the benefits of Apprenticeships and why they are becoming an increasingly popular route to a successful career.

Maisie visits Parliament for International Women's Day

Last week Built Environment student Maisie Durrant was offered the once in a lifetime opportunity to shadow Eastleigh MP Mims Davies at the Houses of Parliament! The initiative coincided with International Women’s Day.

Greg Clark MP visits Eastleigh College

Last week Eastleigh College hosted an exclusive visit from Right Honourable Greg Clark MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

Eastleigh College challenges local businesses to reach 500 new Apprentices this year!

In conjunction with National Apprenticeship week 2016, Eastleigh College is launching a new campaign to encourage more businesses to recruit Apprentices, with the aim of creating 500 new Apprenticeship vacancies by September 2016.

New part-time courses launching May 2016!

Fancy learning a new hobby or enhancing your career with a part-time professional course? Our new course information is launching in May with a whole host of part-time courses on offer, from Floristry and Baking to Databases and Hair Colouring.

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre education company comes to Eastleigh College!

Last week Shakespeare’s Globe Education came to Eastleigh College to run a series of workshops for our GCSE English students.

Public Services students receive authentic Cordura vest

Our Public Services students are delighted to welcome a new addition to their class - an armour jacket identical to those worn by the Police Force. The jacket was kindly donated by Safeguard Armour for our students to use in their lessons.

Kaine wins Bronze at SkillFridge final!

Kaine Finlay, Eastleigh College Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Apprentice, was awarded Bronze at the National SkillFridge competition last week.

Students share what they love about Eastleigh College

Ahead of Valentine’s Day this weekend, students from Eastleigh College have shared what they love most about the College.

The Junior Chefs Programme is looking for recruits!

In April and May this year, our Hospitality and Catering lecturers are launching an exciting new programme for local young learners. The Junior Chefs Programme offers learners in years 9, 10 and 11 the opportunity to come to College one evening a week and learn how to become a professional chef!

MP Mims Davies visits Eastleigh College to promote skills training

Eastleigh MP Mims Davies has visited the College’s specialist training facility, the Gas Assessment Centre, in a bid to highlight the need for more skilled workers in the construction industry.

Hospitality and Catering students manage the Holiday Inn!

The Holiday Inn Hotel in Eastleigh was part of an exciting project last weekend with 70 Eastleigh College Hospitality and Catering students running the hotel for two days on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th January. The students took over the entire hotel, managing all the departments including housekeeping, front office and catering.