3 March 2014
Students and staff at Barking & Dagenham College (BDC) were celebrating today after it was announced that the College had won at the annual TES Further Education (FE) Awards. From hundreds of entries, the College was presented with the Outstanding Support for Students Award and was also highly commended in the FE Provider of the Year category.
28 February 2014
Deputy PM Nick Clegg ‘had a go’ with Barking & Dagenham College’s Floristry students, who showed him how to make a flower button hole.
26 February 2014
Rachael Edwards, Laura Sawyer and Tia Howard, who are currently studying the BDC course Diploma for Legal Secretaries Level 3, have been selected for three work experience placements in one of the largest and most prestigious Law firms in the world, Clifford Chance.
26 February 2014
Presenting to more than 230 bodyshop leaders at Tuesday’s ABP Club meeting, Hannah Crick, AutoRaise Board Member and Bodyshop Manager of Fix Auto Stevenage, played her part in ensuring that interest and anticipation for all that the AutoRaise programme has to offer, continues apace.
19 February 2014
On Tuesday 11 February, we welcomed trainee plumbers from colleges across the South East to compete in the regional heats of the UK Copper Board Apprentice Plumber of the Year Award 2014. The competition, organised by SNG Publishing Ltd (publishers of the apprentice magazines HIP! and SPARKS), gives students the opportunity to be recognised for their hard work and skills.
18 February 2014
A Barking & Dagenham College student has been chosen to represent England as the new member of the England Colleges Under-19s football team
17 February 2014
Senior representatives of bodyshops from Bristol and the South West turned out in force at the AutoRaise employers briefing hosted by S&B Automotive Academy in association with Barking & Dagenham College recently. They attended to learn about the pioneering AutoRaise multi-skill bodyshop apprenticeship programme - the first to offer successful candidates the new IMI-accredited Diploma in Multi-Skilled Vehicle Collision Repair qualification, plus three senior ATAs in panel, paint and MET.
14 February 2014
Barking & Dagenham College has been presented with a prestigious national award, which is given to just 3.2% of organisations in the UK.
3 February 2014
Barking & Dagenham College students have been selected for a prestigious six month social work training contract.
30 January 2014
Barking & Dagenham College has been acknowledged as a provider of excellent practice in vocational education and learning within case studies compiled and published by Ofsted and the Education Training Foundation (ETF).
19 December 2013
Former Barking & Dagenham College performing arts student, turned Hollywood award-winning actor, Idris Elba, is playing the leading role in the new film, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
18 December 2013
The whole College celebrated Christmas inviting people to come along and see all the products and surprises they’ve prepared for this special event.
16 December 2013
A group of students from Barking & Dagenham College are working with Polka Dot Pantomimes to help put on the classic pantomime 'Jack and the Beanstalk' at the Broadway Theatre.
14 December 2013
The Mayor of Barking and Dagenham The Worshipfulness Hardial Singh Rai chose Barking & Dagenham College as the venue for his Christmas Party on Saturday 14 December 2013. The Mayor and 200 VIP guests enjoyed a wonderful meal prepared and served by our trainee chefs and hospitality students.
12 December 2013
Students from Barking & Dagenham College visited Parkview Care Home in Dagenham recently to put on a festive concert for residents.
10 December 2013
Fix Auto Stevenage is the latest bodyshop within the Fix Auto franchised network to announce its commitment to the AutoRaise bodyshop apprenticeship offered by Barking & Dagenham College.
6 December 2013
Last Tuesday, Barking & Dagenham College students who wanted to start a career in banking, had the opportunity to participate in an industry talk with Metro Bank and also got to meet their recruitment team who assessed them in how to succeed in the application process.
5 December 2013
Barking & Dagenham College is working with the North East London Local Pharmaceutical Committee (NELLPC) to offer 100 new pharmacy technician apprenticeships, helping to provide new employment opportunities across North East London.
4 December 2013
Lucy Shuker, Paralympic Bronze medal winner and Toby Hewson, founder and CEO of the charity JustDifferent joined students at Barking & Dagenham College today as part of the College’s events to highlight International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
3 December 2013
AutoRaise, the multi-skilled vehicle collision repair apprenticeship programme launched by Barking & Dagenham College, is extending its geographical reach thanks to an agreement with S&B Automotive Academy in Bristol.
29 December 2012
Sandra Coats, 57, from Romford has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen's New Year Honours List in recognition of her outstanding contribution to Barking & Dagenham College where she works as a Catering Assistant. "Absolutely delighted, I am over the moon," said Sandra, "It is a great honour and I am very grateful to Barking & Dagenham College for nominating me. It is fantastic to know that my efforts have been recognised."
18 December 2012
A pair of young ladies who studied childcare at Barking and Dagenham College in the late 1990s are making business look like child's play.
17 December 2012
Entrepreneur and business investor Julie Meyer has brought her expertise to Barking & Dagenham College with a student master class and business breakfast seminar for local employers.
14 December 2012
This year, the Borough's Mayor, Councillor Anthony Ramsay and Mayoress Councillor Jeanne Alexander asked Barking & Dagenham College students to help decorate the float by building scale models of some of London's most iconic landmarks.
12 December 2012
Computing and ICT students from Barking & Dagenham College have been putting their computing skills to good use by helping out a charity.
10 December 2012
A group of Barking & Dagenham College students have become Santa's little helpers by creating a Grotto at the Broadway Theatre in Barking.
6 December 2012
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Barking & Dagenham College as the staff and students set up for the annual Christmas market at the Rush Green campus on Dagenham Road. The market, which is taking place from 3 -7pm on Tuesday 18th December, will be packed full of goodies and treats including home baked delights, beauty products and treatments, gifts, festive food, decorations, personalised Christmas cards and much, much more.
28 November 2012
A record number of students have graduated from Barking & Dagenham College's higher education (HE) courses at a glittering graduation ceremony.
27 November 2012
Students from Barking & Dagenham College headed to London's Excel to demonstrate their skills to school children from across London this week.
27 November 2012
Barking & Dagenham College students were out and about in Barking Town Square yesterday to help raise awareness of White Ribbon Day.
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