CARDIFF and Vale college have been recognised for their work in boosting staff skills.

The Barry college received a Quality Award from TUC Cymru, which reflects the high standards of their work with people in their place of employment. It also highlights the partnership and excellent relations between College staff and unions.

TUC Cymru head of learning services Sian Cartwright said: “The Wales TUC reviews excellence upheld by learning providers and I am delighted to be able to present a Quality Award to the CAVC Essential Skills in the Workplace team.

"They have demonstrated that unions and union learners are considered and provision is of high quality. The College has a long history of working with unions and unions have told us that the provision at Cardiff and Vale College is excellent and of exceptional quality.”

Cardiff and Vale College’s head of preparation for life and work June Jenkins said: “CAVC’s Essential Skills Department was delighted to receive this award. It clearly illustrates our commitment to employers and their employees, and the value placed on working closely with Union Learning Reps.

“It also reflects the high standard of our bespoke skills training and provides a platform for future growth. We will continue our work with employers, unions and employees with great pride.”