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02 April 2009 | Education & Training

COMPANIES, training/awarding bodies and learners in the extractive and mineral processing industry are set to benefit from a new framework for recognizing and accrediting qualifications in England...

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19 February 2009 | Education & Training

THE Mineral Products Qualifications Council (MPQC) has been launched this month to replace the two separate organizations EPIC Training & Consulting Services Ltd and EMP Awarding Body Ltd.

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12 February 2009 | Education & Training

PROSKILLS, the sector skills council for the process and manufacturing sector, which includes the extractives and mineral processing industry, has launched ProFile, a simple-to-use web-based tool...

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05 February 2009 | Education & Training

THE pioneering education partnership between the Institute of Quarrying, the Institute of Asphalt Technology and the University of Derby, which, according to the CBI and Universities UK, has set...

28 January 2009 | Education & Training

MORE children and young people will have the chance to find out about the importance of quarrying when the new Somerset Earth Science Centre opens at Moons Hill Quarry, near the village of Stoke...

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09 December 2008 | Education & Training

PROSKILLS, the sector skills council (SCC) which represents the extractive and mineral processing industry, has welcomed the announcement of a £350 million government training fund for small-to-...

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08 December 2008 | Education & Training

FURTHER Education Minister Siôn Simon has approved the new Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), which will allow people to gain qualifications at their own pace, from a number of sources and...

01 December 2008 | Education & Training

SUCCESSFUL collaboration between the Institute of Quarrying (IQ), the Institute of Asphalt Technology (IAT) and the University of Derby, has been highlighted in a new CBI-Universities UK report...

31 October 2008 | Education & Training

MANUFACTURERS who work with schools and colleges have until the last week in November to submit their applications to deliver the new Diploma in Manufacturing and Product Design for 14- to 19-year...

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16 October 2008 | Education & Training

INDEPENDENT educational charity The Smallpeice Trust has launched its new 2009 course timetable and is now seeking students to sample its ‘taster’ engineering courses.

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01 September 2008 | Education & Training

Sixty plant operatives at Kier Mining’s Greenburn OCCS, in East Ayrshire, have recently achieved level 2 Scottish NVQs in Construction and the Built Environment.

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20 August 2008 | Education & Training

HARPER Adams University College, one of the UK’s leading providers of higher education for the land-based industries, has announce a new partnership with Derbyshire-based Longcliffe Group, with...

11 July 2008 | Education & Training

A more consistent approach is needed by government towards skills development, the board of Proskills told Minister for Skills David Lammy this week, in light of a recent softening on the strict...

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25 June 2008 | Education & Training

IT has been announced this week that a share of a £62 million training fund is to be made available to extractives and mineral processing sector employers who sign up to Proskills’ ‘Sustainable...

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04 June 2008 | Education & Training

PROSPECTIVE students at Northern Ireland’s South West College now have an opportunity to enrol in an innovative new course that has been developed in co-operation with leading companies through...

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