GC supports SMEs with apprenticeship service changes

In light of the recent government change, which allowed non-levy paying SMEs to gain full access to the Digital Apprenticeship Service (DAS), Gloucestershire College is reassuring county businesses that it can support them through the process of administering and paying for apprenticeship training.

GC shortlisted for national TES FE award

Gloucestershire College is excited to announce that, for the third year running, it has been recognised in the national TES FE Awards, after being shortlisted in the 2020 Employer Engagement category.

Milestone School gains skilled, motivated staff with apprenticeships

The Milestone School, part of SAND Academies Trust has been recruiting apprentices for over five years, ranging from school leavers to more mature apprentices, to meet the needs of the school and its pupils. Taking on apprentices has enabled the school to benefit from staff of a range of ages, life skills, experience and expertise, which has added depth and breadth to the whole school staff team.

Meet our apprenticeship team at Cheltenham Racecourse this October

Gloucestershire College will be at the National Apprenticeship Show at Cheltenham Racecourse on 1 & 2 October 2019. You can come along to meet our apprenticeship team to find out more about award winning apprenticeships at GC; find us on stand 61.

Earning accredited qualifications via an apprenticeship

The introduction of apprenticeship standards means that an accredited qualification no longer has to be included in the training, however many training providers, including Gloucestershire College, still do. Find out more about the professional qualifications you can gain via an apprenticeship at Gloucestershire College, and an idea of how long it will take.

Apprenticeship fees halved to 5% for SMEs

From April 2019, small businesses will pay just 5% towards the costs of apprenticeship training, making apprenticeships even more affordable for SMEs.

Apprenticeships: 20% off the job explained

According to the Education and Skills Funding Agency, all apprenticeship standards must contain 20% off the job training; but what does that mean for employers?

Concerns grow over cyber security skills gap

Concerns grow over the shortage of cyber security skills in the UK, with an estimated 600,000 vacancies in digital technology costing the country £63 billion a year (techUK August 2018).

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.

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