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Colleges merge to form largest college group in the South East

Chichester College Group (CCG) and Greater Brighton Metropolitan College have today (1 August 2022) formally merged.

The merger sees the CCG become the biggest college group in the south east region and one of the strongest in the country, providing high quality learning opportunities for more than 25,000 students.

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Ramtech announces new partnership with leading monitored security provider

Ramtech WES system 002Global wireless solutions firm Ramtech has announced a new partnership with Immix, the world’s leading security monitoring software provider. The collaboration will enhance the technology offering of both firms, by delivering a combined complete fire protection and safety solution within the global security market.

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Alcumus SafeContractor awarded UKAS accreditation underlining independence and impartiality

gINjwRdAlcumus SafeContractor, the UK’s leading pre-qualification scheme, is proud to be accredited by UKAS, the National Accreditation Body for the United Kingdom against ISO/IEC 17020:2012 as a Type C Inspection Body.

The accreditation is testimony of Alcumus’ high standards and robust procedures of the audit process. It covers the inspection of health and safety documentation to determine compliance with the Safety Schemes in Procurement’s (SSIP) Core Criteria Assessment Standard. SafeContractor is the largest SSIP scheme to hold the accreditation. In accrediting Alcumus SafeContractor, UKAS affirms its 35,000 customers of its impartiality and independence. 

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ASFP opens nominations for its 2022 PFP Awards

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection is seeking nominations for its range of Passive Fire Protection Industry Awards, which aim to highlight excellence in passive fire protection (PFP) and to reward those who contribute to the advancement of awareness, quality and education within the sector.

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Carpentry skills help bring historic walled garden back to life

Carpentry students from Bradford College have kindly volunteered their services to help a community garden project at Yorkshire Water's Esholt Hall site.

The historic building is being renovated as a flagship Centre of Excellence for Yorkshire Water’s training academy. Bradford College students on the City & Guilds Technical Certificate in Carpentry are enhancing their skills by gaining work experience at the site and producing raised planters for a new walled garden.

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