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  1. Locanda Gabriella

    Karen Rooney, Restaurant Manager at Olney’s Locanda Gabriella, says hiring apprentice chefs through MK College means they can pass on the knowledge and skills of the team’s 70-year-old Italian chef – at a time when it has become more challenging than ever to find good staff in the hospitality industry. “It’s a vital part of…

  2. MK College and Aiimi Collaboration

    Innovative tech company Aiimi say their partnership with MK College is helping them build a tech ecosystem in the heart of Milton Keynes. Aiimi launched their first apprenticeship programme with MK College in 2023 and since then the collaboration has gone from strength to strength. They currently have two software developer apprentices and an IT…

  3. Tech Park Bletchley launches

    A new centre to drive digital skills has opened in Bletchley at the South Central Institute of Technology (SCIoT), part of Milton Keynes College Group.  Tech Park Bletchley offers courses from the most basic digital programmes up to more sophisticated certificates in areas like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR).    The Tech Park has…

  4. Glowing Ofsted report for Milton Keynes College 

    Milton Keynes College has been rated once again as Good by the government inspectors, Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills), with some areas graded as Outstanding.  Closing the skills gap The report, published today, makes special mention of the College’s expertise in meeting the skills gap faced by industry and business,…

  5. Delivering skills campaign

    Milton Keynes College Group has, along with a group of Further Education (FE) Colleges that represents almost 60,000 learners, launched a campaign across the South-East Midlands to help bridge the skills gap. The group, known as Colleges of the South-East Midlands comprises Bedford, Barnfield, Milton Keynes, Moulton and Northampton colleges.  The group collectively engages with…

  6. Apprenticeship graduation ceremony

    Milton Keynes College Group has been celebrating its apprenticeship successes as part of National Apprenticeship Week, and the stories of those graduating show how apprenticeships can change lives.  The College Group’s Apprenticeship Graduation ceremony was held at Unity Place in central Milton Keynes on Thursday 8th February. One of the award winners, carpenter Dan Burton,…

  7. Demystifying AI Conference

    A free conference is being held to support business owners local to Milton Keynes with understanding AI and harnessing its potential for their business.   The ‘Demystifying AI’ event is happening at the South Central Institute of Technology (SCIoT) in Bletchley on Thursday 7th March between 1:30pm and 4:30pm. The conference will feature keynote speakers, panel…

  8. Piccolo Bakery

    Jo Garvin, co-owner of Piccolo Bakery in Leighton Buzzard, says finding a work placement through MK College has been a huge credit to her business. She is now in the process of arranging a second placement to start early next year. Jo opened the bakery with her sister three years ago after identifying a need…