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                                                                                                       established
                                                                                                       business or
                                                                                                       a start-up,
                                                                                                       maintaining
                                                                                                       a well-trained
                                                                                                       workforce is
       Coleg                                                                                           essential.



       Ceredigion                                                     Food Safety                                                                                to more advanced, higher levels of

                                                                                                                                                                 training.
       An Enterprising                                                                                                                                           all its enterprise courses are taught
                                                                                                                                                                   The college is proud to claim that
                                                                                                                                                                 through the medium of both Welsh
       Future                                                                                                                                                    and English.
                                                                                                                                                                   While most full-time courses at
                                                                                                                                                                 the college run during term time
                                                                                                                                                                 only, enterprise courses operate
                                                                                                                                                                 throughout the year and details of
                                                                                                                                                                 dates can be found at cereidigon.
                                                                                                                                                                 ac.uk.
                                                                                                                                                                   The college understands the
                 common misconception  organisations.  Other members
                 when thinking about   of staff may also benefit from                                                                                            constraints of industry and offers
                 college education is   accessing training to increase                                                                                           onsite delivery for those not able
                 that provision is based   career opportunities and improve                                                                                      to attend training at college.
       A around vocational          employability and to help the                                                                                                Depending on numbers, the college
       courses tailored for young people.   business increase efficiencies in                                                                                    can and often do travel to various
       This type of vocational provision   processes.  Extra credentials not                                                                                     locations throughout Ceredigion
       is a key area of work but Coleg   only expand skillsets and broaden                                                                                       and neighbouring counties to deliver
       Ceredigion offers much more.  opportunities they also give a sense                                                                                        training.
         For example, the college offers   of self-fulfilment.                                                                                                     Coleg Ceredigion is very
       a range of commercial services,   Coleg Ceredigion’s award winning                                                                                        responsive to the needs of business
       which are courses or training   Commercial Services and Enterprise                                                                                        and is on hand to offer advice
       specifically tailored to businesses   Department can help deliver                                                                                         on an individual needs basis.
       and organisations.           accredited qualifications with a                                                                                             Appointments can also be arranged
         Whether an established business   flexible approach to delivery.                                                                                        at the workplace.
       or a start-up, maintaining a well-  A comprehensive range of
       trained workforce is essential.  For   accredited statutory courses                                                                                         As the only locally based
       some businesses, ensuring that   including First Aid, Health & Safety                                                                                       organisation to offer such
       certain members of staff have the   and Food Safety are available and                                                                                       courses, Coleg Ceredigion
       right qualifications is crucial.  For   as an accredited British Institute of                                                                               caters for the needs of local
       example, members of staff working   Inn Keeping (BII) centre, the college                                                                                   people. For more information
       in the food industry must have   can offer a variety of courses for the                                                                                     contact business@
       completed training in food safety   licence trade.                                                                                                          ceredigion.ac.uk or 01970
       and there is a need for qualified   A wide range of study levels are                                                                                        639700.
       first aiders in all businesses and   available, from basic beginner level





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