College celebrates sustainable skills in National Apprenticeships Week

13th April 2022

East Riding College has been celebrating apprenticeships week alongside local employers. Employers were invited to visit Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology at its Beverley campus, which has brought investment of over £2 million of capital funding.  Staff, students and apprentices were on hand to showcase the specialist training facilities for high-level engineering and technical […]

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EVs outside the Flemingate campus of ERC

Exciting new apprenticeship programmes revealed

East Riding College have announced the latest apprenticeship programmes to be developed for employers.  The list is long and varied – take a look!  Director of Business Programmes Richard Sellick takes you through the new options available: Trade Supplier Apprenticeship – after discussion with local companies we have developed the trade supplier apprenticeship to provide […]

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Richard Sellick and team hold up the latest apprenticeship guide

2022 Apprenticeship Awards

East Riding College’s apprenticeship awards ceremony was held in person for the first time since 2020, last week, to celebrate the contribution that apprentices make to the region’s businesses. The prestigious event, held at Beverley Racecourse, saw over 120 guests celebrate the hard work and dedication of the apprentices and recognised the contribution of employers, […]

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An apprentice accepts her award

Apprentices receive awards delivered by hand

5th August 2021

East Riding College’s annual apprenticeships awards were personally delivered to their recipients at their place of work by members of the business development team in 2021, because of the restrictions on public events.   The novel approach was taken as winners were not able to attend the traditional glittering ceremony usually held at the Beverley […]

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The Humber Freeport – What it means for local employers

23rd July 2021

The Humber Freeport has been hailed as a fantastic opportunity to attract investment, jobs and growth in the region – but what is it? What is a freeport? Freeports are a particular kind of port operating under special regulations offering tax incentives and government support specifically designed to encourage investment from businesses that import, process […]

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Skills for Jobs White Paper – What it means for employers

25th March 2021

The drive to place employers at the heart of the skills system continues, with the latest Skills for Jobs White Paper identifying initiatives that could help employers access a workforce with the appropriate level skills and training to boost their business. Here’s the highlights: The Lifetime Skills Guarantee will offer tens of thousands of adults […]

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apprentice outside BAE systems offices

Apprenticeship Incentives

Did you know as of 1st April 2021 the government have increased the incentive payments to businesses for hiring a new apprentice? The incentive payments were introduced in August 2020 to help businesses and the economy recover from the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As of 1st April 2021 the government have increased incentive […]

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NEBOSH Case Study

25th January 2021

Tell us a bit about yourself My name is Steven Coultas, and I work at the Stadium in Hull, home of Hull City Football and Hull FC Rugby league club as the Operations Executive and Event Safety Officer. I began my career in the industry just over 18 years ago, and I have been involved […]

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Julie’s Cakes- Case Study

11th December 2020

Julie’s cakes, bakes & buffets, serves food with that home baked taste. Cakes & bakes are made to order. Buffets for small occasions. (Afternoon teas, party food, funeral teas). The business has two team members. The challenge to the business has been developing products and ensuring allergen information for each is available. Gaining a good […]

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