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In the fourth of course spotlight stories, we spoke with Lance - Travel & Tourism BTEC Extended Diploma - Level 3. He shares his experiences on the course and his career plans beyond studying.

Following the success of last year’s employability week and to coincide with the National Careers and Apprenticeships Weeks the careers team at Merton College and sister college, Carshalton College will be hosting student employability events throughout March.

For the last couple of months, our students from Level 2 and 3 Electrical Installation course have been on an industry placement with United Living, as part of major construction project on Rhodes Moorhouse Court, Morden.

In the third of course spotlight stories, we spoke with Mia - Business BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma from our Business, Law and Professional Studies Academy. She shares her experiences on her course and why she choose to study with us.

Just before Christmas, our students from the Level 1 Professional Cookery City & Guilds Introductory Diploma course took part in the 2018 College Rotary Young Chef competition; in partnership the Morden Rotary Club. The competition is one of four stages in the lead up to the Grand Final in Leeds against other Young Chefs who represent other Rotary Club branches from around the UK.

On 6th December 2018, our learners from the Violin Making and Repair course received the visit and a masterclass from Ben Hebbert, the Chairman of the British Violin Making Association (BVMA), one of the foremost violin making associations in the world.