Wednesday, 25 March 2009

Vacancy for Engineering Construction Apprenticeships

VACANCY: Engineering Construction Apprenticeships Age: 16+
Job Description:
This International company who have designed and manufactured steam-generating technology
since 1895 are looking to recruit well-motivated individuals onto their Engineering Construction
Apprenticeship programme. Gaining an NVQ level 2 in Engineering Construction in the 1st year, candidates then specialise in a particular discipline of the industry, including Welding, Steel Erecting, Mechanical Fitting, Pipefitting and Project Control. August 2009 start.

You will need:
Applicants should be prepared to live away from home, have a mature outlook and be well
motivated. GCSE passes at Grade C or above (or equivalent) in English, Maths and IT would be
preferred. (Closing date: 30.04.2009).

Training Offered:
Training is delivered at the company Training Centre in the West Midlands. Block release to
complete a Technical Certificate in Engineering Construction at Leeds & Hull College. Time will also be spent on sites.

How To Apply :
For an application form or more information contact Sue Parker on 0121 530 5169. Alternatively you may also visit the company’s website if you wish to apply on-line and go to the careers section.

Additional Information:
Pay in 1st year £85 p w plus board & lodging off site.
When working on site £5.51 p h (help with fares and/or accommodation if necessary).
Hours: 38 hours per week

Provider: Nature of Training:
Doosan Babcock Energy Limited Engineering Construction
Training Department
PO Box 8
Birmingham New Road
West Midlands Contact: Sue Parker Tel: 0121 530 5169
Fax: 0121 530 5103

Ski or Snowboard Qualifications - Instructor Internship Opportunity For School Leavers - 35 places left!

Instructor Internship Opportunity For School Leavers - 35 places left!

This fantastic opportunity gives school leavers the chance to obtain a ski or snowboard qualification and paid employment as a trainee instructor.

The approaching 2009-10 winter season will be the fourth year we have offered this program and it has been very successful with both students and employing ski resorts. This year we are especially excited because we have several Internship Placements in Whistler Canada during the 2010 Winter Olympics!!!

If you're interested in this opportunity the following resources may be of use: USA & CANADA INSTRUCTOR INTERNSHIPS STILL AVAILABLE FOR 09-10 WINTER SEASON! EA Ski & Snowboard Training, is offering a unique opportunity for you to travel and work in the USA or Canada. Their Instructor Internship Program is very popular because it enables you to develop your skiing / snowboarding skills, get certified and experience working as an instructor.

Instructor Internship Program Details:
· Ski / Snowboard Instructor job placement at Lake Tahoe
· Three to four weeks training and accommodation on arrival (length dependent on location)
· Assistance obtaining required work Visa · Further training opportunities throughout the season · Internationally recognised ski or snowboard certification
· Lots of fun and great times - ski powder all season!
· Open to beginner through advanced level skiers and snowboarders
· Previous ski or snowboard experience is not required · Applicants must be 18 years of age by December
· Dates – Late November / early December (flexible start time) through to late April Lake Tahoe USA, Whistler & Banff Canada ... Choose your Perfect Winter Playground!

If you are interested in this exciting internship opportunity please visit our website at and fill out an online registration form to get your FREE Instructor Starter Kit today! (Packed with goodies and guides to get you ahead of the game!)

Please feel free to contact me personally with any further questions regarding our Instructor Internship Program. We look forward to seeing you out on the snow!

Kind regards, Stephen

EA Ski & Snowboard Training

RLSS National Lifegaurd Qualfication

RLSS National Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

The Leys School (Ley's Leisure)
Saturday 4th to Thursday 9th April
9:00am - 6:00pm (approx)
£250.00 (includes lifeguard manual, tuition and assessment fees
Simba Kazhanje (tutor)

All applicants must be aged 16 or over at the start of the course and be proficient swimmers, able to tow casualties in water. Enrol early to secure a place.

For more details and an application form, contact:

Leys Leisure
The Leys School
Trumpington Road
01223 508 986

If there are insufficient numbers booked on to the course, then the course will be cancelled.

Careers Event, 25/3/09

Don't forget today's Careers Event. Exhibitors include Gap Year Organisations, Employers, Training Providers and other FE colleges.

This is your chance to ask the right questions to the right people, and it could turn your whole future around.

Even if you think you have your future career sorted out, there's no reason why you shouldn't use this opportunity to put together a great back up plan.

You should have been given a sheet of paper in your last tutorial session that will tell you who is attending and where you can find them. Your tutor will also tell you what time to meet up, and then you can all go down to the hall together.

Good luck, Careers Department

Tuesday, 17 March 2009

LOCAL Job Vacancies in catering

Digby Trout Restaurants at Duxford Imperial War Museum Cambridge

* Full and part time staff for various shifts
* General Catering Assistant
* Kitchen Porters

Responsibilities include:

* Assist in all areas of front of house
* Handling of the Cash Register
* Back of House Duties
* Use of Dishwasher

Required Knowledge and Skills

Attention to Detail
Good Communication Skills
Good Team Player

Contact David Bent/ Jamie Bamber
01223 839203

Burwell Swimming Pool Qualified Lifeguards wanted

Burwell Swimming Pool Qualified Lifeguards wanted

May - October

Most sessions will be evenings or weekends plus day time sessions during school holidays.

For more information please contact Jane Fowler on 01638 602 905

Undergraduate Study in the US Seminar

Undergraduate Study in the US Seminar – 7 April , 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Students and parents are invited to attend this seminar to gain a better understanding of what it means to pursue an undergraduate degree in the US. The seminar will cover the following topics: choosing a university, applying to universities and funding your studies. Please note that this seminar is targeted at those interested in applying to begin their studies in September 2010, rather than those hoping to apply for autumn 2009 entry.
You may register for the seminar on the Fulbright website. For more information about the event, please email:

Wednesday, 4 March 2009

Planning, Engineering and Construction

Please note that a new display has been put up in the Careers Department next to Student Services. The theme of the display is “Planning, Engineering and Construction”, and includes a powerpoint show of examples of this type of work. Furthermore, we have materials from international companies based in the local area, with examples of their work throughout the UK and abroad. If you would like to find out more, come and take a look.