Meet the Business Team

The Business Hub at GC has a dedicated and experienced team to help you find the right apprentices and training for your business.

Our Business Consultants are here to provide you with support and advice.  They can offer you a free Training Needs Analysis to match your business goals with suitable apprenticeships and training. They will work with you to develop programmes to suit your needs.

Team Members

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Rachael Bish

Business Consultant - Childcare and Education, Hair and Beauty, Retail, Sales

With a degree in Education, Rachael has a real interest in the world of teaching and learning, and is a big believer in apprenticeships and other alternative pathways to achieving degree level qualifications. Local to Gloucester, Rachael has been partnering with businesses across the County with GC for over a year.


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Richard Jones

Business Development Coordinator

Richard has been with the college for six years. He joined as Business and Administration apprentice before moving into a full-time role. Prior to this Richard worked as a Helpdesk technician at a local school and at Gloucester Hospital working in day surgery.

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Robyn Cook

Business Development Administrator

Robyn joined the team in 2015 having previously worked in Student Services. She has worked at the Jobcentre, matching customers to suitable roles and is now responsible for supporting apprentices with their applications and matching them with employers.


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Shelley White

Business Consultant - Catering and Hospitality, Construction and Building Services, Marketing

Shelley joined the Business Hub Team in February 2016 having previously worked at the College as a Training Coordinator.



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Sophie Burch

Business Consultant - Health & Social Care, Protective Services, Digital / IT

Sophie has a background in management within professional services and banking, and of working in the care sector. Sophie has six years of recruitment experience and has an outstanding knowledge of the local area and the industries within it.


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Lynda Berriman

VMS and Recruitment Officer

Lynda has extensive experience in admin and care, having previously worked in a children’s home, care for the elderly, as well as 9 years at Ecclesiastical Insurance in various roles within administration, credit control and underwriting. 

Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

We are here to help

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

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