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hovertravelhighburycollegetrainingpartnership2Highbury College in Portsmouth has been appointed as Hovertravel’s training provider, it has been announced this week.

The College will deliver a comprehensive programme which will provide Media Training, Services & Sales and First Aid training for all Hovertravel staff.

Hovertravel is sponsoring the travel and tourism training room at Highbury College City Centre campus, ideally situated right in the city centre and the perfect venue for delivering the programme to their staff.

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Loretta Lale, Commercial and Marketing Manager at Hovertravel, explains:

“We wanted to create a training programme which provided a strong commercial benefit to our business and also enhanced the skills of our individual employees so they contribute to the local community both in this job role and in their future career. Hovertravel is fully committed to continuing professional development for all its staff and our partnership with Highbury College allows us to deliver on that commitment.”

newhovercraftsolentflyerStudents at the college can also benefit from an exclusive discounted travel option with  Hovertravel, who are now offering Triple Term Cards at just £500 – almost half price (currently £968).

Dee John, Managing Director at Highbury College, said:

“It is a wonderful development, the coming-together of two iconic businesses in Portsmouth, and we are looking forward to this collaboration and to delivering first-class training for Hovertravel”.

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Highbury College is a General Further Education college, graded Outstanding across all 5 cross-college areas by Ofsted. It recently achieved an 83% student satisfaction rate, the highest in Portsmouth for FE colleges in 2016. Highbury is an entrepreneurial college, with links with over 850 employers, enabling students to have real-life work experience and increase their employment opportunities.

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