Magpies choose Myerscough

Newcastle United FC

Myerscough College are delighted to have extended their employer links into yet another Premier League Football Club.

Newcastle United FC have engaged with the college to deliver Level 3 Advanced Diplomas in Sportsturf to three of their ground staff.

Christopher Coleby, Connor McEwan and Mark Cooper are all working under the direction of Mick Curran - Head Groundsman at the clubs training complex.

Training is delivered in the workplace via the local Workbased Assessor Vincent Price (Vinny). He said: "I am thrilled to be delivering the training at Newcastle United FC.

The club are clearly taking the training and development of their staff very seriously. Working in conjunction with the supervisors in such a professional set-up, is ensuring that Christopher, Connor and Mark will receive the best training experience possible"

Mick Curran, Head Groundsman, Newcastle United FC said: "It was clear straight away after speaking to Myerscough College that the training they deliver is of the highest standard. The workbased delivery model is great as time off the job is kept to a minimum. I am also really pleased to be directly involved in developing the training plan with Vinny, and I know Christopher, Connor and Mark will develop in terms of knowledge and work competence from completing this qualification with Myerscough College."