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British Science Week fun comes to Burnley College Sixth Form Centre
Students and staff at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre have been throwing themselves into innovative experiments as part of Science Week 2019.
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Themis at Burnley College named Top Training Provider at North West Aerospace Alliance Awards for second year running
Proud staff and Apprentices at Themis at Burney College are celebrating after being awarded the title of Training Provider of the Year in the prestigious North West Aerospace New Talent Awards for the second year running.
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| Categories: THEMIS Apprentice, THEMIS Employer | Tags: Apprentices , NWAA , Trainer , Aerospace , Engineering , winners | View Count: (101)
Neil makes the shortlist for prestigious national Engineering Skills Champion award
The inspirational head of the Centre of Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Excellence at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre, and its Apprenticeship training arm Themis, has reached the final of one of the UK’s top Engineering contests.
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Themis Gold candidates learn the Secrets of Success from top speaker
Year 11 students from schools across Lancashire who have earned a place on our successful Themis Gold programme learned the Secrets of Success from leading North West motivational speaker Michael Quigley.
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Advanced Level Students Visit Bradford University's STEM Lab
Advanced Level Burnley College Sixth Form Students Visited Bradford University to Work in State-of-the-Art STEM Lab
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Themis and Burnley College’s successful Young Engineers Programme back for second year
Due to exceptional demand, the Themis and Burnley College Young Engineers programme is now accepting applications for a second inspirational year of developing the engineering bright sparks of the future.
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Leading local manufacturing and engineering employers become Themis Apprentices for #NAW2016
Employers from WEC Group, Weir Minerals, Safran Aircelle, The Senator Group, Burnley College and Paradigm Precision got up bright and early for an action-packed morning of Apprenticeship training. Eager new recruits were taught how to prepare advanced parts used in the aerospace industry by Themis Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Apprentices from Safran Aircelle. The group were invited into Themis’ state-of-the-art Centre of Engineering Excellence to try their hand at being an Appren...
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Simon Jordan's Blog - December 2015

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5 managerial tips Star Wars taught us This month it’s the big one. Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released in cinemas in the UK and my son Harry and I (and sometimes I think it’s more me than him who’s the most excited) are really looking forward to it. The complex plots and characters got me thinking as I ploughed through the prequels and sequels in the lead-up to the new film’s release. A lot of Star Wars’ themes and morals are based on real philosophy. Take ...
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Simon Jordan’s Blog – November 2015

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Thinking like a business at the AoC Conference This month my attention has turned to how Further Education organisation have planned for survival, particularly those which offer Apprenticeship and training provision. Perhaps it’s not practical (or necessary) to pack tins of food and sleeping bags into the under-stairs cupboard in case of emergencies, but in the education and training sector, the changing ways in which funding is awarded and training is provided can ultimately seem like ...
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Simon Jordan's Blog - September 2015

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The future’s written Coding has become so important that children are being taught computer languages, Boolean logic and how to create simple programmes  as compulsory skills in Secondary Schools and the BBC have launched “Make It Digital” to encourage the take-up of computer programming in young people. The initiative, alongside similar projects from companies and organisations large and small, from Barclay’s to the Raspberry Pi Foundation and online resources l...
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Four Themis Engineering Apprentices have been celebrating this week after successfully completing their Apprenticeships. The qualifications in Welding and Manufacturing Engineering will give them a great start in their chosen careers and has already proved them to be capable and valuable members of their companies. Congratulations to all of you! Ayron Cook (right): Employer – GRC in Great Harwood Apprenticeship completed: Engineering Manufacture – Craft and Technician (Fabrica...
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Simon Jordan's Blog - August 2015

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Powering Up for the Northern Powerhouse Almost twelve months ago, George Osborne declared the need for a focus on the “Northern Powerhouse”, fittingly, at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry. This would be an attempt to harness the force of the North's 15 million person population and use that collective of skill and knowledge to better rival London and the South East. It was said at the time: "The Northern Powerhouse will be a collection of northern cities sufficiently close to each...
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