Monthly News Review from Verner Wheelock – July 2015

Welcome to the July 2015 news review from Verner Wheelock

September courses are filling up fast so we have added an extra 2015 date for the Level 4 Award in Food Safety Management in addition to the one running on 14 – 18 September. The next course will run on on 30 November – 4 December 2015 and is also starting to look busy.

Our 2016 calendar is just being finalised and will be available soon. As always, any courses booked for 2016 before the end of this year will be invoiced at this year’s prices!

Course news 

Our first two open TACCP courses in Skipton took place during July with trainer Ruth Bell – all were fully booked which was excellent news. The next course is on 13th October, and available places are already limited.

Exam Results in July

Our students achieved some excellent exams results during this month, notably:

Also, in the RSPH Level 4 Award in HACCP Management,  Lianne Davies from Symingtons achieved an overall percentage of 81% with an amazing 87% in paper 1. Lianne is a former RSPH prize winner for the highest score in the Level 4 Award in Food Safety Management and has successfully completed a number of courses with Verner Wheelock.

25 year Anniversary Blogs

VWA celebrates 25 yearsHave you read our blogs celebrating  25 years in business at Verner Wheelock? Read all 4 installments below:

Part 1 – Let’s start at the very beginning – the early 1990s

Part 2 – Meat, McLibel and our first award

Part 3 – Healthy Eating and BRC Audits

Part 4 – Verner Wheelock in the 21st Century

We are looking forward to celebrating our Silver Anniversary in August with over 50 guests including trainers and clients – past and present!

Staff News


Our Training Support Administrator, Sue Giblin, celebrated her birthday in July and was treated to a bagful of goodies from the new Keelham Farm Shop in Skipton from all her colleagues. Sue likes nothing better than a trip to a farmers’ market or shop and has already become a regular at our new local retailer!

During July our MD, Alison Wheelock, has been busy competing in dressage competitions with her horse, Matilda, with considerable success.  Together they won a total of 5 competitions this month, including qualifying for the Riding Clubs National and Music Championships, and British Dressage Winter Regionals. Next month they will compete at the BD Summer Regionals and Area Festivals.

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