16th January 2019

As part of the continuous strides made towards increasing the learning opportunities for apprentices studying at the College, South Devon College is pleased to announce the Royal Castle Hotel, Dartmouth and Royal Seven Stars Hotel, Totnes becoming an official apprenticeship provider.

The partnership will aim to deliver more work place experience opportunities for the next generation of College apprentices, with the new partnership also aiming to benefit current hotel staff.

Representatives from Royal Castle Hotel and Royal Steven Stars Hotel, including owner Nigel Way MBE (far left), with the South Devon College’s Apprenticeship and Employer Engagement and Leisure and Hospitality teams

Mr Way who also runs the Royal Castle Hotel’s sister Royal Seven Star Hotel in Totnes, and the Luttrell Arms Hotel in Dunster learnt of the College’s fantastic apprenticeship programme through attending a recent ‘business breakfast’ event hosted at the College’s Vantage Point, Paignton campus for local businesses.


South Devon College Head of Apprenticeships and Employer Engagement Emily Tucker said, “The College is very excited to welcome the Hotel group in becoming one of our official business partners. The new partnership will be beneficial to all, helping to create a clear career pathway for existing staff and many future apprentices.”


For more information about taking on an apprentice at the College, please contact the South Devon College Apprenticeship and Employer Engagement team on 08000 380 123 option 4, or [email protected], or alternatively visit our next Open Evening on Thursday 24th January 2019, 4pm-7pm at the Vantage Point Campus, Long Road, Paignton, TQ4 7EJ.

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