Future Me 

Welcome to Future Me, your resource to get all the information, advice and inspiration to help you decide on your next steps. 

Thinking about what you want to do in the future can seem like a daunting task, after all, it can feel like a big decision. Don't worry! We're here to support and guide you on a successful and fulfilling career. 

Have you checked out your Future Me booklet?

Whether you want to know about making the most of your time at college; where the next stage in your qualification could take you; know more about apprenticeships and university level education; or some tips on how to get into employment, the Future Me booklet is a handy guide to get you started. 

 

You should have been given a hard copy by your Student Mentor, but you can also download by clicking the link below. 

 

Begin with Your Academic Tutorial

We offer you Academic Tutorials to support you throughout your time here at GC and they are a great place to start when thinking about your next steps.

Your lecturer and student mentor have really got to know you and your strengths while you've been studying. Your student mentor is there to help you reach your full potential and successfully progress.

Our lecturers are industry experts, they've worked in the industry and many still do today. They really know what you need to make it in the career you'd really like to do.

In the meantime, you can find plenty of careers advice and support here

February is Progression Month

Progression Month is all about you! It's packed with activities to guide you on what you'd like to do and where you want to be. 

Benefit even more from tutorial sessions by gaining:

  • Support in applying to your next level of qualification, university level courses or employment 
  • Information about financial support and childcare 
  • Advice and information on Apprenticeships from the experts 
  • Bespoke careers workshops and events
  • Refreshers on work experience, helping you be best prepared for next steps 

Apprenticeship Open Evening: Wednesday 18 March 

As a GC Student, you can get exclusive access to our Apprenticeship Open Evening.

We’re starting the event earlier to make it easier for you to pop in before you head home for the day or between lessons. 

This March our Gloucester Campus will be hosting employers from a wide range of industries across the county looking to recruit apprentices.

In six industry zones you can explore apprenticeships and degree level apprenticeships by speaking directly to the employers who’ll deliver them. You can talk to them about the opportunities on offer, what the job will involve and the pay you can expect to receive, as well as making a great first-impression to increase your chances of getting an interview should you go on to apply.

Apply by 31 March 2020

We recommend that you apply by 31 March 2020 to secure your first choice of course. 

 

Student Stories

Clarisse Olaviaga

Level 3

Sport

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Clarisse Olaviaga

Level 3

Sport

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Kevin Gani

Engineering

Apprenticeship

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Charlie Crote

Level 3

Professional Cookery

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Alex Tuffley

Diploma Level 3

Fashion Design Extended

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Gavin Scriven

BTEC Level 3

Construction

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Alice Barlow

Level 3

Travel and Tourism

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Kayleigh Wolf

Foundation Degree Level 5

Early Years

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Olivia Pointek

HNC

Health and Social Care

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Gemma Johansen

Level 1

Motor Vehicle

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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.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.

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