Cheshire College takes home gold and National Chef of Wales award at Culinary Championships

Cheshire College – South & West’s Hospitality and Catering students saw huge success at the Welsh International Culinary Championships, with several competitors winning gold awards in their respective categories, and one of the College lecturers winning the National Chef of Wales prize.  Held every February, the Welsh International Culinary Championships is a four-day showcase of […]

Cheshire College takes home five prizes from AHT competition

It was a fantastic day for Cheshire College’s Hair and Beauty students at the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists (AHT) regional competitions in Blackpool.  Students from Crewe and Ellesmere Port Campuses travelled to the popular seaside town on 28th February, competing from inside the Norbeck Castle Hotel.  Cheshire College took home five awards in total, […]

Cheshire College team wins Spice it Up with Schwartz Prize

Cheshire College – South & West was elated after a team of its Hospitality and Catering students won the Spice it Up with Schwartz Prize at the Zest Quest Asia 2023 competition on 17th February.  Level 3 Professional Cookery students Alena Bishdary, Finn Kinsella and James Parker, all from Ellesmere Port, qualified for the finals in […]

Cheshire College qualifies for Educate North Awards finals

Cheshire College – South & West has been chosen as a finalist within the Community Engagement (Higher Education and Further Education) Category for the 2023 Educate North Awards.    The Educate North Awards celebrate, recognise and share excellence in the education sector in the North. The awards attract over 400 education professionals from Further and Higher […]

Cheshire College student qualifies for Concept Hair finals

An adult student at Cheshire College – South & West has qualified for the Concept Hair Magazine Learner of the Year 2023 competition.  Emma Jane Reid, a Level 3 Barbering student from Ellesmere Port, will be competing in the Barbering division of the live finals at Telford College in March.  The national competition gives the […]

Victory for Cheshire College students at WorldSkills National Finals 

Several Cheshire College – South and West students have been ranked amongst the best in the UK, after competing in the National Finals for the World Skills Competition. A global movement of over 80 countries, WorldSkills supports young people across the world through competitions-based training, assessment, and benchmarking. The 2022 National Finals consisted of competitions […]

Cheshire College student is Young Chef of the Year finalist 

Amanda Salters, a Professional Cookery student at Cheshire College – South & West, has made it to the final round of Delifresh’s Young Chef of the Year.  Amanda was selected for the Liverpool heat in September, after impressing judge Pierre Koffmann with her culinary skills. During the highly competitive regional heat, she cooked at Liverpool’s […]

Cheshire College students secure victory in national gaming tournament

Five Cheshire College – South & West students have secured a fantastic 2-0 victory in a national competitive video gaming tournament known as the British Esports Student Champs.  The competition, titled ‘The Champs’, is open to all secondary schools and colleges across the UK and is an exciting opportunity for students to put their gaming […]

Cheshire College learner cooks up a storm at Young Risotto Chef Competition

Cheshire College – South & West learner, Nathan Price, has exhibited his extraordinary cooking skills at The Young Risotto Chef of the Year competition, making his way to the Grand Final held at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. Nathan, a Level 1 Professional Cookery learner based at Cheshire College’s Ellesmere Port Campus, competed in the […]

Cheshire College learners showed some style at the Cheshire & Warrington Skills Competition

Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy learners at Cheshire College – South & West were rewarded for their hard work, determination and talent when they competed in the Cheshire & Warrington Skills Hair and Beauty Competition. Taking place in Macclesfield, the competition was a first for many of Cheshire College’s learners as they competed against learners from […]