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Ƶ launch new skills centre in Caerphilly centre

Wales’ leading training provider, Ƶ has opened a new skills centre in Caerphilly town centre, to give local unemployed youths a new resource to help them succeed. Located on Market Street (formerly the Bluebell pub) the centre, which opened 20th May, will offer young people, specifically 16-18 year-olds, a...
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Caerphilly Skills centre Open day

Curious about what we do? Come take a peek! Join us at our Caerphilly Skills Centre Open Day! Whether you’re aged 16-19 or a parent/carer of a young person, our doors are open for you to discover how our brilliant Jobs Growth Wales+ and Apprenticeship programmes can pave the...
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New Aberdare skills centre welcomes MP

Learners at Ƶ’s spacious new skills centre in Aberdare welcomed Beth Winter MP. The Cynon Valley MP was shown the modern facilities in the three-storey building, on Aberdare’s busy Canon Street, on Monday, October 4. Mrs Winter took a tour of the accessible centre, spent time with both staff...
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From rabbits to reptiles: Training the animal experts of the future in Caerphilly

Appeared on ITV news/ website Ƶ has opened a new animal care centre at our Caerphilly Skills Centre to help young people train to look after animals. This is a replica of our Cardiff animal care route where our learners get a hands-on learning experience.   It’s been set up...
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BBC Wildlife expert opens new animal care teaching centre in South Wales

Published: Caerphilly Campaign, South Wales Argus, Western Mail, Cardiff and South Wales Advertiser. Aspiring animal care workers in South Wales now have more opportunity to train and develop their skills following the launch of a new animal care centre in Caerphilly.  Wales’ largest training provider, Ƶ, is the only provider...
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Young people urged not to miss out on essential routes to getting employment

Published: South Wales Argus & Wrexham Leader Young people in Wales are learning to love traineeships as the scheme continues to prove its worth as a popular descendant to the mighty apprenticeship in accessing the world of work. Those based in Gwent and the surrounding areas risk missing out these key routes to employment, however, because...
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Proud to be Welsh Competition – The Results!

In the run up to St David’s Day Ƶ held a Proud to be Welsh competition across our sub-contractors, centres and staff. Entrants were asked to combine their creative skills and passion for being Welsh across five categories. Everyone who took part made an incredible amount of effort across all...
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Kirstie Thomas

Kirstie Thomas is the Assistant Head Teacher of Lewis school Pengam, the last single-sex boy’s school in Wales. She has worked at Lewis School for 19 years, becoming Assistant Head Teacher in 2018. During that time, her areas of interest have included teaching and learning, coaching and mentoring, additional learning...
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“They’ll learn new things and get the chance to work with animals!”

Dog lover Gareth Jones is helping others learn canine care, by working with Ƶ – the organisation that put him on the path to opening a celebrated pet salon. The 29-year-old Caerphilly native learned his skills at the leading training provider, which has a centre on the town’s Market Street,...