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SponsorshipDeeside College is pleased to announce that Kitchequip.co.uk the supplier ofCatering Equipment and Tableware Distributors is the Gold Sponsor of thePrincipal's Charity Dinner for 2012.Kitchequip.co.uk is a supplier of quality equipment to Deeside College and has recently suppliedequipment for our refurbished catering departments at two of our campuses, Llysfasi College andNorthop College.Contact our Sales TeamAt kitchequip.co.uk, we pride ourselves on ourunprecedented customer service within theindustry, including:Tableware:crockery, glassware, cutlery, holloware.Catering Utensils:pots and pans, trays, cutting boards, chefs knives,baking trays, storage containers, etc.Heavy Equipment:oven ranges, fryers, dishwashers, refrigeration.Fabrication:s/s sinks, tables, shelves, extraction systems, etcFoodservice counters.Bar Equipment and Trolleys etc.Email: sales@kitchequip.co.ukWebsite: www.kitchequip.co.ukTel: +44 (0)1704 535577Fax +44 (0)1704 501999“Our aim is to supply quality goods that don’t come back, to quality customers that do.”Kitchequip.co.ukCarpa House, Blowick Business Park, Crowland Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 7SJ2The Principal's Charity Dinner launches the fundraising activities for the College'sadopted charity of the year. If any business is interested in discussing the opportunityof how they can become a Gold Sponsor and the benefits this can bring to the business,then please contact the Head of Commercial Operations on 01244 834523.


Commercial Business ServicesSuccess through serviceThe Commercial Business Services Department of Deeside College isresponsible for providing a commercial provision for external clients acrossits four key sites at Deeside, Northop, Llysfasi and Wrexham. The CommercialServices provision covers external client demands from both the businesscommunity and the local community.Commercial provision covers the following key areas:Conferencing EventsWeddingsAccommodationNursery ProvisionCommercial FunctionsSports FacilitiesCatering ProvisionAll commercial provision is supported and managed by specialist professionalteams providing high levels of planning and service at competitive prices.We are committed to providing customer centred service.Contact & Find UsFor specific enquiries please contact thenamed person, where stated, located on eachpage of this brochure. Should you requiregeneral commercial business information oran informal chat on our range of commercialprovision, please contact the CommercialBusiness Services Department at DeesideCollege on 01244 834502 or emailcommercial@deeside.ac.ukCommercialBusiness ServicesDeeside CollegeKelsterton Road, Connah’s QuayDeeside, Flintshire, CH5 4BRTel: + 44 (0) 1244 834502Fax: +44 (0) 1244 814305Email: commercial@deeside.ac.ukWeb: www.deeside.ac.uk/commercial3


ConferencingConferencingWe have a range of highly flexible meeting rooms and lecture theatres and restaurantsoffering both snacks and formal dinners which can be used alone or in combinationto cater for your event. You can be sure that you and your guests will be inspired by theirsurroundings. You can choose one of our special day delegate packages or we canplan your day to meet specific requirements.You can be assured that your day will be a great success.For conferences, exhibitions, large meetings and other events Deeside College’sConference Centre facilities offer total flexibility to meet your needs:Large, open floor space measuring 16m x 10mRetractable seating which accommodates up to 200 peopleAudio/visual facilities comprising dvd, video and sound systems with laptop/PCinterface and a display screen measuring 4m x 3mCatering, parking and toilet facilitiesConference facilities are also available at Llysfasi College.Video ConferencingMake the world a smaller place! Now you can hold a conference or meet your customers and associates by accessing state-of-thearttechnology in our video-conferencing suites, at rates you can afford.The video-conferencing suites which are available at Deeside College and Northop College accommodate up to 6 people and arefurnished with the latest conferencing equipment.CateringCateringAll catering provision across the Deeside College Group of Colleges is providedby our external catering contractor Chartwells, who are a specialist educationoperating company of Compass Group UK & Ireland.Deeside College, in partnership with Chartwells, is committed to ensuring thatcatering provision nurtures a happy, safe and healthy lifestyle, which contributesto a sustainable world.Chartwells have developed a variety of hospitality and service styles which arespecifically flexible and which cater for a range of small, medium and largefunctions and events and company meetings. This hospitality provisiondemonstrates an unrivalled quality for all occasions. The catering company uselocal, fresh, seasonal and recognisable ingredients within its dishes.Whether your requirement is for a large or small scale weddingor a catering provision to support a conference event or companymeetings, we offer a complete planning service, by a professionalcatering team, to ensure that all your needs are meet to avery high standard.4


Commercial FunctionsWeddingsFrom intimate wedding breakfasts to the grandest marquee receptions, our experienced staff will ensure that your wedding day isthe perfect start to your married life. We provide excellent food, personal service and attention to detail, leaving you free to fullyabsorb the breathtaking experience of your wedding day.Skye Marquees, in partnership with Deeside College, offers a quality marquee service.The company is an event and wedding marquee hire company based in North EastWales. They erect high quality marquees and can caterer for different occasions includingweddings, corporate events, garden parties and other private and commercial events.We will be happy to discuss your requirements as part of the overall planning serviceoffered by the college.School PromsLook no further for a Prom to remember!With buffet menus and low cost three course menus to suit all tastes, why go anywhere else?We can accommodate guests with a dance area, full disabled access and toilet facilities.We can help you organise theming colours, balloons, table decorations, a disco, a band and aphotographer, or we are happy for you to organise it all yourself.Corporate EventsOff-site team building is a fantastic way to increase motivation, inspire staff, improve team dynamics and develop communicationskills. Staff at Deeside College appreciate that, more than ever before, it is crucial to ensure team building events deliver anexcellent return on investment, both in terms of monetary value and time spent. We therefore make sure that we provide exceptionalvalue for money in terms of location, facilities and the range of activities on offer. Northop College has beautiful, spacioussurroundings in which your staff can escape their busy day-to-day agendas and focus their minds on other business needs.Parties & Anniversary CelebrationsParties & Anniversary CelebrationsIf you are looking for the ideal venue for your private party then we have theanswer. We can offer a range of quality functions rooms which can cater forsmall parties which can have as much space or intimacy as they wish or forlarger parties up to 200 guests.Whether you require a silver service dinner, a cocktail reception or a buffet, withor without entertainment - perhaps a disco or band, we are delighted to offerour venue and look forward to helping you make your celebration extra specialbe it a birthday, anniversary or other special occasion.Themed FunctionsTo make your special event or function truly memorable and exciting requiresprofessionalism and creativity. We will manage your event down to the smallestdetail and aim to create a themed event that will amaze your guests, exceedyour expectations and make your event one to remember.We deliver innovative and modern ideas for all types of events, whether they areindoors or out, big or small. Our team can assist in concept & design, tablelinen, table centrepieces and entertainment. Creativity and originality go handin hand to create eye-catching, stylish and exciting events and themes.5


Sports FacilitiesNorth Wales Indoor Athletics CentreThe North Wales Indoor Athletics Centre is a flagship sportsfacility which was opened by Colin Jackson CBE in 2005. It isnot only available to our students but also to adults andchildren of all ages. The facility includes:Six lane 60m sprint trackLong & Triple jump facilityPole vault and high jump facilityThrower’s practice cage for discus, hammer and shotMulti sports hallThe specialist flooring, which is the first of its kind in the UK,not only accommodates all multi sports activities, but it is alsodurable enough to take 6mm spikes, which is essential forquality athletics training. Athletes can train all year round in asafe and controlled environment. We will offer a structuredprogramme of coaching for school children and supportinitiatives aimed at increasing participation.The flexibility of both halls allows the sports facilityto hold large competitions and events.StadiumThis excellent sports stadium includes a fully floodlit footballpitch, a national standard athletics facility and a 400 seatedstadium.It is the home of local teams 'Connahs Quay Nomads F.C' and'Deeside Athletics Club' who hold all their home fixtures atthe stadium and it has already successfully held County,National and International events.The facilities are available for group, club and individualbookings for events such as school sports days, footballtournaments, charity and fundraising events, or you can use itsimply for a brisk walk or jog around the synthetic track.Sports HallWithin our multi-sports centre, we offer badminton,basketball, circuit training, football, hockey, netball, racquetsports and volleyball. These facilities are used by studentsduring the day and are hired out by local clubs and groupsduring the evening and weekends. Opening hours: Monday toFriday 4.00pm - 9.30pm (school holidays 9.00am - 9.30pm),Saturday and Sunday 9.30am - 5.30pm.Kids PartiesActivities available include 5-a-side, badminton, basketball,netball, bouncy castle and table tennis. Food is also availableupon request and costs only £45 for a 2 hour hire onSaturdays and Sundays.For further information please contact the SportsDepartment on: 01244 834546 or emailsportsbookings@deeside.ac.uk6


Toybox NurseryToybox NurseryToybox Nursery is a well-established private day nursery situated in the grounds of DeesideCollege in Connah’s Quay within easy reach of Deeside Industrial Park, Flint, Connah’sQuay, Shotton and Queensferry.The fully equipped nursery provides full and part-time places for both staff and students ofthe College plus members of the local community and is registered for 106 children frombirth to 5 years old. A dedicated team of qualified and experienced nursery nurses creates aloving and homely environment for the children.Toybox is registered with Care & Social Services Inspectorate for Wales(CSSIW), NE Wales Regional Office and is a member of the National DayNurseries Association and Wales Pre-School Playgroup Association (PPA)Opening hours are 8.00am - 5.45pm all year round, closing for a week at Christmas and forstatutory Bank Holidays.Each area within the nursery has a curriculum to follow, which includes personal and socialdevelopment, language and literacy, mathematics, physical and creative development.Toybox Nursery achieved an excellent ESTYN report which can be viewed on request.Time spent in the nursery will cover imaginative, creative, intellectual and physical play toenhance the development of each child. The nursery has a large, well-equipped outsideplay area along with a covered area where children can play outdoors whatever the weather,using bikes, scooters and the climbing frame/slide.For further information about the Toy Box Day Nursery please contactthe Nursery Manager on 01244 834519Hostel AccommodationHostel AccommodationThe college’s purpose built Hostel has recently beenrefurbished. There are 42 single occupancy rooms with a largenumber having private en-suite facilities. These rooms whichare extremely spacious and of a high quality also have internetaccess.Each hostel block has kitchen facilities which are equippedwith kettle, toaster, fridge and microwave. There is also aGames Room which includes a flat/wide screen television,DVD/Video, pool table and table tennis table.Our centralised catering facility has recently been refurbishedand there are a variety of menu options available.The hostel is able to accommodate European and Internationalstudents and also school and college groups at certain times ofthe year. Additional facilities, to support a visit, are alsoavailable which includes excellent outdoor and indoor sportsfacilities and specialist curriculum facilities in such areas asaero-space engineering and land-based provision.Summer Holiday AccommodationAre you planning a visit to North Wales during the Summermonths and looking for good value accommodation? Then whynot consider staying at the hostel which offers good quality andspacious accommodation in a scenic location.This accommodation is in goodreach of areas of interest in NorthWales, such as Llangollen, themarket town of Ruthin and thetown of Wrexham, with itsexcellent shopping facilities.The accommodation is alsoconveniently suited forMid-Wales.The Hostel is alsowarden controlled throughoutthe week.The cost of accommodation,which includes breakfast isvery reasonably priced anddinner can be provided ifrequired.For further information please contact the Hostel Team on01978 790263 Ext 2090 or email hostel@deeside.ac.uk7


Develop your employeeswith Deeside CollegeWhy invest in training?Well-trained and effective employees are more important than ever for business success.Having a team with the right skills can help you meet business challenges such as competition,growth and innovation.Basic SkillsCatering, Hospitality and Food ManufacturingHow do we connect with Industryto address Training Needs?Work with employers of all sizesConstructionCustomer Services and TelesalesEngineering and Manufacturing TechnologiesHairdressing, Beauty Therapy & HolisticsHealth, Care and Early YearsHealth & SafetyInformation Communication TechnologyLand-basedProvide customised and flexible training packagesOffer a portfolio of subjects and coursesRun Modern Apprenticeship ProgrammesArrange beneficial business and networking events throughout the yearProvide excellent corporate facilities to hireFor further information please call: 01244 834545email: acquire@deeside.ac.ukvisit: www.deeside.ac.uk/employersManagement Training and Development8

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