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British Gypsum Visit

This week our plastering students had a visit from the UK’s top manufacture of interior lining, British Gypsum.

Sigma Pay a Visit to Our Tiling Students

Yesterday, our Tiling Apprentices were visited by Lee from Sigma.

Picture of one of our students, Glynn from Tilemaster Adhesives and our course tutor Alan Brown

Students get special insight from Tilemaster

We were excited to have guest speaker and tiling company, Tilemaster Adhesives, on campus to welcome our new tiling students!

Picture of Sue and Shaun

A Passion for Perfecting Their Home

DIY enthusiasts, Susan and Shaun, have always had a passion for perfecting their home. Whether undertaking creative décor projects or completing general home repairs, they enjoy developing their knowledge and skills.

Tiling Students Gain Valuable Experience

Level 1 Tiling students have been busy this week constructing a new feature to the tiling workshop.

Radio Debut for Painting and Decorating Apprentice

Following his win at this year’s Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) competition,19-year old apprentice, Adam Knowles was interviewed by BBC Radio Merseyside.

Apprentice celebrates double win

Apprentice celebrates double win

Apprentice, Adam from St Helens, has been crowned master of the rolls for the second year running in a national competition.

Wall and Floor Tiling Student Josh showcases his work

Student, Josh, has been a busy bee in the construction workshops last week, creating his own unique tile design as part of his level 1 Diploma in Wall and Floor Tiling.

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Earthborn Paint Donation

Our Painting and Decorating department has recently received a generous donation of eco-friendly paint worth £500, from EU Ecolabel accredited company, Earthborn!

Our students plastering

Wetherby Building Systems donate £25k worth of materials

Wetherby Building Systems Ltd, the UK's market leader in the manufacture and distribution of a wide range of external wall insulation (EWI) systems, has generously donated £25k worth of crucial rendering materials to St Helens College’s plastering department.

Ian Rippin and Kevin Travers

St Helens College celebrates long-term relationship with Bagnalls Painters and Decorators

For more than four decades national-based Painting, Decorating and Industrial Coatings contractor, Bagnalls, have been relying on St Helens College to help train its apprentices.

Bagnalls apprentice and Ian Rippin

Apprentices paint path to success

Six apprentices have successfully completed their level 2 apprenticeship, following two years of dedication and commitment.

Our staff and students receiving donation from Bagnalls

Industry Upcycling Initiative with Bagnalls

Painting and decorating students were delighted to receive generous donations of materials and painting supplies from their employer partner and industry link, Bagnalls.



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Inspiring Success

Picture of our student, Shaun

“Each course that I have completed at the College has been fantastic. From the purpose-built workshops to the tutors tailoring your experience to specific areas of interest, I always learn so much.”

Shaun, Short Courses in Plastering, Carpentry and Joinery and Bricklaying

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