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Now Seating Kryterion and BTL Candidates

2015 will be our third year of operation, and here at the Centre of Excellence we hope to have our best yet. We’re pleased to announce we’re now a Kryterion exam centre, and effective imme…

Year 7s invade Elizabeth House

Wednesday the 21st of May was a fun day for Web Apps, and not just because we had two birthdays. 13 Year 7 children from Failsworth School came to visit our Windsor Works campus, to take a look at a w…

Size – it’s a Trainer Thing

An occasional blog by Alan Sweeney, training industry veteran and Managing Director of the Centre of Excellence.   Let’s get straight to the point. To IT trainers, does size matter? I’m talki…

A Word with our Apprentices

Here at The Centre of Excellence, we currently have 12 apprentices who have been with us since September 2013. When they’re not receiving superb training with us, they work alongside the software en…

Computing in the Classroom

Nurturing computing skills in the next generation is important to us all. Not only will it help the UK’s technology industry and economy grow, but improve employment rates of our young people too. C…

Sponsored Show: Bedroom Farce

Our community is important to us. Oldham is full of culture and nowhere is this more evident than at the Oldham Coliseum Theatre. In July last year we became a Corporate Supporter of the theatre, in s…

It’s that time of year again!

Award season truly is in full flow – we’ve had the Academy Awards, The Oscars are coming up and The One Oldham Business Awards 2014 is open for nominees. As proud supporters of the latter, we’re…

LaticZone Code Club: Term One, Complete!

A guest blog by Support Administrator and Code Club Coordinator, Kat Fielding. Our LaticZone Code Club is going from strength to strength. As we come to the end of our first full term of introducing…