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Cogent Skills apprentice picks up two awards at National Apprenticeship Awards 2019
8 October 2019

Cogent Skills & Astex apprentice Jessie Stow picks up two regional awards at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2019 Jessie won: The Nuclear Decommissioning Site Licence …

Who is responsible for the safety of contractors on your site?
30 September 2019

It is commonplace for businesses within the chemicals sector to enlist the use of contractors to supplement their engineering staff. Contractors are not employees, however, …

looking to a scientific future – Martin Domville
2 September 2019

Martin Domville, 23, is a Level 6 apprentice employed by Cogent Skills through our outsourced employment service and hosted at UCB. Martin first visited UCB …

Apprenticeship Journey to a PhD – Abbey Lightfoot
22 August 2019

Abbey Lightfoot is employed by Cogent Skills through our outsourced employment service and hosted by UCB. Exam fears almost saw 23-year-old Abbey drop out of …

More Females than Males Study Science A-levels for the first time in history
19 August 2019

For the first time in history, more female students have studied A-level sciences than male. A-level entries this year revealed that 50.3% of students studying …

Cogent Skills Apprentice Wins ‘Science Industry Apprentice of the Year’
15 August 2019

Cogent Skills and Venator apprentice Isabelle Mahoney, who is currently on a Science Industry Maintenance Technician apprenticeship at Hartlepool College of Further Education, has won …

A Celebration of Success – Cogent Skills wins at the Chemical Industry Awards 2019!
5 August 2019

Cogent Skills recently won the Chemical Industry Service Provider of the Year award at the Chemical Industry Awards in June. As a proud achievement, we …

The importance of the safety of your workers
2 August 2019

Too often we see headlines in the news relating to all kind of incidents within industry, whether this be major hazard, high or medium risks, …

Safety first always! – Experts fear deserted oil tanker off Yemen could explode
1 August 2019

According to experts, a deserted oil tanker described as a “floating bomb” that is currently anchored off the coast of war-torn Yemen has the potential to …

Why is so much attention being paid to major hazard leadership?
31 July 2019

Neil Smith, Head of Workforce Development at Cogent Skills Training Ltd talks about why so much attention is now being paid to major hazard leadership …

Exciting! – Newly Launched Products this month!
30 July 2019

Exciting news this month, we have 3 new industry specific products that we have launched, including accredited training and preferential prices for immediate bookings. You …

Process Safety – How to manage it effectively
29 July 2019

The issue of managing process safety lies at the heart of many accidents. In many organisations process safety is seen as being simply the responsibility …

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