Many of our students use their new found skills to generate income and set up in business or as freelances.
Francoise, pictured below, sold her first piece at this year’s Merton Art’s Festival. She has attended our glass making course, building up her skills, making supportive friends and growing in confidence, and has found a welcome additional source of income.
The South Thames College Business Centre represented the College Group at the Wandsworth Employment Fair held at the Wandsworth Civic Centre and were given the stage for an hour to present and demonstrate Barista skills.
The presentation, which covered the skills and knowledge required to become a Barista was given by one of our Level 3 Hospitality apprentices from Putney Pantry, together with one of our Trainers. The event was well attended and the presentation was reported Live on Riverside Radio.
Espressos, Cappucinos and Lattes were flowing; all with impressive art work.
Pamela Hurley, one of the Partnership Managers based at the Tooting Business Centre, and Sarah Horrell represented the Group at the Sutton Business Awards which took place at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Sutton on Friday the 14th June.
The Business Centre sponsored the Award for Training and Development and both Pam and Sarah were invited to greet the winners, Stage Coach Performing Arts, to say a few words and present the award, on behalf of the South Thames Colleges Group. The event was well attended by over 80 local businesses.