Articles from North Kent College (NKC)

North Kent College produces essential PPE equipment to help protect key workers!

@NKCollege1 have begun the production of vital #PPE equipment, face visors, for local #NHS Trusts during the Covid-19 outbreak  The College put out an appeal to employers who they have working with to see if they could either source materials or donate supplies and the response has been outstanding. PPE is in high demand worldwide and ensures the protection of our key workers whilst we tackle the fight against COVID-19. Many schools, colleges and places of work are coming together to manufacture the equipment and North Kent College are no exception!  Within one day the College received over 10,000 cable ties which were delivered to the Gravesend Campus by AES Smart Metering and H&Askhams Ltd. In addition, Tesco’s Sidcup branch ordered and donated £1,000 worth of PVC. 

North Kent College places 2nd in the National League Tables

North Kent College @NKCollege1 has ranked 2nd place nationally (out of 169 General FE Colleges) for Level 3 (A Level equivalent) achievement rates in 2019.

North Kent College accredited by ground-breaking dual career scheme

@NKCollege1 is leading the way with supporting talented athletes in education in England, having been accredited by an innovative @TalentedAthlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) initiative.

North Kent College plays host to Johnstone’s Trade ‘Young Painter of the Year’ Regional Heat

The Johnstone’s Painter of the Year Awards recognise and celebrate those in the trade contributing to brilliant decorating throughout the UK. Johnstone’s Trade brought the search for “Young Painter of the Year” to North Kent College, Gravesend with one of their seven regional heats being held nationally.

O2 Arena gives North Kent College students the VIP treatment and access all areas!

@TheO2 Arena gives @NKCollege1 students the #VIP treatment and access all areas! Hospitality and Event Management students from North Kent College travelled to Greenwich to take the rare opportunity of touring backstage at the 02 Arena, which included visiting restricted areas and meeting the arenas very own “Event Managers”.


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