Stoke on Trent, United Kingdom, November 21, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The college, which specialises in vocational skills development and Apprenticeships, is relocating and upgrading its existing Stoke operations to new 2000m2 facilities at Parklands Business Park in the south west of the city. Learners and staff will enjoy light and spacious accommodation and new, state-of-the-art IT and learning equipment.
Dr Chris Payne, Chief Executive Officer, Babington Business College, says: “We are committed to providing employers and learners in Stoke with access to the facilities, experience and expertise that they expect of a top learning provider.
“Having worked with employer partners in Stoke-on-Trent for a number of years we are now ideally positioned to strengthen these existing relationships, whilst developing mutually beneficial relationships with new employers and learners from the city and across Staffordshire. Employers can expect tailored solutions that mirror their business needs, whilst learners will receive high quality, focused skills development within the workplace.
“We are also building on our eight strong specialist team and demonstrating our long-term commitment to the city by creating two new positions.”
Valerie Wood, Director at DPC Accountants in Stoke says: “Our partnership with Babington has resulted in another one of our valued team members achieving his National Vocational Qualification in Accounting.
“The skills development that Babington’s team provides is of the highest quality and provides young people with a platform on which to build their future careers. The college’s move to new premises and its commitment to its long-term in Stoke is a real bonus to us. They have really got to know and understand our business needs and we will continue to partner Babington to ensure that our staff receive the best continuous professional development.”
Adrian Parker, 21, from Stoke has just completed successfully his Accounting Apprenticeship with Babington Business College in Stoke. Adrian adds: “My AAT Technician in Accounting is more than just a piece of paper, it’s my future. When you do the maths, learning at work really adds up. I’ve got a great job, a great career opportunity and a real qualification that is mine for life.”
Babington Business College is a pioneer of the Apprenticeship programme, with the first Accountancy Apprentice in the country. The college specialises in vocationally focused qualifications including Business Administration, Accounts, Providing Financial Services, Team Leading, Customer Service, Providing Mortgage Advice, Providing Financial Advice and Management.
For further information call 0845 605 6045.