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City of Wolverhampton College is in the running for a national award for the standard of creative courses it provides. 

The college has been shortlisted in the Training Provider of the Year category of the Creative and Cultural Skills Awards 2019. 

The award celebrates tutors or departments that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to training, developing innovative ideas to enable young people to gain skills and opportunities to work in creative industries. 

Michael Dixon, head of faculty for technology, creative and academic studies at the college said: “We are extremely proud of the standard of teaching our creative tutors provide to students and are delighted to have been shortlisted for the award as we know that the standard of entries was extremely high.” 

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the National Museum Cardiff on Monday, April 1. 

City of Wolverhampton College offers a range of full-time and part-time creative courses including art and design, games design, journalism. music technology and performing arts.

The Creative and Cultural Skills Awards shine a light on those who have shown an outstanding commitment to developing skills and learning in creative industries, ensuring the next generation have the skills needed for the creative sector to continue in the future.  

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