Runshaw Apprenticeship Awards 2016

Apprenticeship Awards 2016

More than 140 guests celebrated the achievements of Apprentices from across Lancashire during the annual Apprenticeship Awards Evening. The event, hosted by Runshaw Business Centre, was held at St Catherine’s Hospice in Lostock Hall on 7 June. With over 500 Apprentices recruited this year and more Apprentices nominated than ever before, judging was extremely tough… Read More

CIM certification leads to career progression

Chris Taylor joined leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial doors, BID Group, in 2008. Having started in the Sales Department before being promoted to Marketing Executive, Chris has recently gained a formal marketing qualification in the form of a Level 3 Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) certificate. Chris said: “The course helped me be more confident in my Marketing Executive role,… Read More

Runshaw Business Centre receives prestigious acclaim from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

In a letter of commendation, the CIM “commended Runshaw College for the excellent standard of results achieved for assessments submitted in the December 2015 assessments session for the Marketing Principles module of the Foundation Certificate in Marketing.” A total of nineteen delegates from a variety of industries and institutions, including both the public and private… Read More

Runshaw Careers Fair 2016

Over 300 Runshaw students visited the Careers Fair which was recently held at the Runshaw Euxton Lane Campus. The event was held in conjunction with North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce and was attended by representatives from over 60 businesses across the county and beyond. The students gained an insight into the world of… Read More

Meaningful career for Business Apprentice at national charity

Mawdesley-based charity, The Legacy Rainbow House, are reaping the benefits of a successful Runshaw Apprentice candidate. Amber Mitchell has been working as a Community Fundraiser at the organisation since 2014. In July last year, Amber commenced a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship via Runshaw. Her skills as a fundraiser have seen Amber progress quickly within her… Read More

Ministerial visit for RBC and the Science and Engineering Innovation Centre

Iain Duncan Smith at Runshaw College

The Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith MP, recently visited our Science and Engineering Innovation Centre as it nears completion. Along with one of our Governors, Andy Pratt, and College Principal, Simon Partington, Iain Duncan Smith saw first hand how as a leading college, we are helping to equip the future workforce, and said: “I was impressed to see the high quality… Read More

Flying start for Finance Apprentices at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust employs a number of Apprentices each year to work across a variety of roles within the organisation. Josh Ainsworth Brown, 21, started working within the organisation’s finance department at Chorley and South Ribble Hospital in October. Having previously completed his A-Levels, Joshua is now undertaking his Association of Accounting… Read More

Leyland Trucks leads the way with bespoke development

Leading automotive manufacturing company, Leyland Trucks, has had over 60 of its employees completing Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) Level 2 & 3 and Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 4 qualifications over the last year via Runshaw Business Centre. John Keegan joined the company in 2007 as a Continuous Improvement Engineer, having previously worked… Read More

Marc celebrates CMI Level 5

Marc Jackson

Marc Jackson started working at Leyland-based pet food manufacturer, Bamfords, 16 years ago as a Mill Operative. Having progressed well through the company, Marc is now Mill Manager, responsible for the daily operations, warehouse team and shop staff. To enable his career development within the business, Marc completed a Level 2 Team Leading NVQ and… Read More

Supplying the Skills

Lisa Bowhay is the Northern Regional Manager at The Supplies House, a janitorial supplier to some of the UK’s largest contract cleaning companies. The business is based in London, with a Northern office situated in Leyland. Lisa has been with the company for 20 years after originally starting as an office junior. Now responsible for… Read More

Shannon’s career points North at Compass

18 year old Shannon Jolly joined Adlington-based Health & Safety Consultants, Compass, after leaving Parklands High School. Having completed Level 2 and Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship frameworks via Runshaw whilst working as an Administrator, Shannon has now been promoted to Health & Safety Coordinator. Compass’ Managing Director, Debbie Williams, is incredibly pleased with Shannon’s… Read More