Sponsorship for Automotive Student

28 Jan 2016

BCoT Level 3 Motorsport student, Tom Knill, has received a sponsorship from the College as he prepares to race in next year’s Fun Cup. The competition is an endurance series that launched in 2002 to offer a step into Motorsport and provide good, fun racing for all competitors. The track list for the Fun Cup is as follows: -          Silverstone, UK -          Snetterton, UK  -          Brands Hatch, UK -          Oulton Park, UK -          Anglesey, UK -          Spa, Belgium (25 hour ra…

Autosport Show 2016 Day Out

22 Jan 2016

BCoT Motorsport and Automotive students enjoyed an away-day recently when they visited the Autosport Show 2016 at the NEC Birmingham. The show featured all levels of racing from go-karting to Formula 1, as well as showcasing a wide range of new motorsport engineering technologies. The students had around four hours at the show, which allowed them to explore the exhibition and speak to the many industry professionals to expand their knowledge of the world of motorsport. Automotive Lecturer, Ol…

Public Services Army Experience

21 Jan 2016

BCoT Public Services students enjoyed an off-site activity recently as they visited Basingstoke Sports Centre to undertake an army drill with members of the military.  The task was to complete a number of marching drills whilst listening to instructions and working together. The activity gave students a real chance to see what life in the army could be like. James Harvey, Public Services Lecturer, said the event was a real benefit to the students. “Not only did the exercise help to build on t…

PACE Conference at BCoT

12 Jan 2016

BCoT played host to the Professional Association for Catering (PACE) South East Regional Meeting on Friday 8th January for the first time. PACE are the representative body for Catering and Hospitality education in England and hold conferences in different parts of the UK throughout the year. Joining PACE at The Restaurant at BCoT were representatives from City & Guilds, People First and nearby colleges. The agenda for the meeting included funding and the future of Catering and Hospitality…

Beauty Students Enter National Competition

12 Jan 2016

Level 3 Beauty Therapy students from BCoT are competing in the annual Student Electrotherapy Beauty Therapist Awards (SEBTA).  The nationally renowned competition, which is sponsored by Carlton Professional, focuses on excellence in Facial Electrotherapy. Level 3 students from around the country will compete to win the title of SEBTA Student of the Year 2016.  The first phase of the competition requires learners to submit a 500 word essay detailing their goals and aspirations for working in th…

IMI Accreditation for Auto Dept

07 Jan 2016

The Automotive department at BCoT have been approved as a ‘Recognised Employer’ by the IMI (Institute of the Motor Industry). IMI is the leading awarding organisation for automotive qualifications, providing individuals with the foundation for a successful career.  To receive the accreditation, staff at the College had to demonstrate their own professional experience, skills and qualifications. This then ensures students are learning technical skills from highly trained and experienced professi…

HE courses starting January

04 Jan 2016

BCoT are delighted to confirm it is offering a January intake for a selection of it's part-time Higher Education courses. These will be: Higher National Certificate in Creative Media Production Higher National Certificate in Health & Social Care Higher National Certificate in Work with Children & Families Higher National Certificate in Computing & System Development (Please note, some course sheets indicate a full time option as well; our January starts will all be part tim…

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