David Ford shares an exceptional insight into his time as a junior at the then JTS including woodwork, brickwork and somewhat unwise pranks!
Full circle for James, he started studying at City College in 1967 to complete his Apprentice training and then ended up back at the college in 2002 as an NVQ instructor!
Amy Fisher completed an apprenticeship in hairdressing at City College Norwich in 2012. With support from her outstanding teachers, Amy went on to achieve great success joining the Fellowship of British Hairdressing. She also gives her time back to the college, coming in to give demonstrations for creative hair dressing and advanced colour work to today’s students.
As our current theme of Apprenticeships draws to a close, what a better way to finish than to look at the annual Norfolk and Waveney Apprentices’ Competition, also known as the R E Carter Awards.
The competition has been running
John Martin left school at 15 years old in December 1959 with no formal qualifications. He then started his remarkable journey to becoming a professional engineer by obtaining an apprenticeship with Eastern Electricity starting in September 1960.
The first 9
Gordon Keable completed a 5 year apprenticeship in printing with day release at City College Norwich and its now 50 years since he originally started attending the college.
The Printing Department had just moved from the ‘Art School’ on St
David Coe left school at 15 years old and started work doing a five year engineering apprenticeship until he was 21.
Prior to this he was at the Norwich Technical School (otherwise known as “the Junior Tech”) which had formed
Apprenticeships are a major part of City College Norwich and tomorrow night we will celebrate the outstanding success and achievement of apprentices at our annual Apprentice Awards – and there’s certainly lots to shout about!
In its third year, the
The early decades of the history of City College Norwich – as the city’s Technical School and then the Municipal Technical Institute – were all about apprenticeships. Unlike today, most students were in full-time employment and came to the Tech