Zoe climbs construction ranks at E G Carter
23-year-old Zoe Bartholomew, from Gloucester, is a Management Trainee within the E G Carter & Co Ltd Partnership Housing Team, who successfully achieved her BTEC in Construction with GC.
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If your vision of a typical construction worker is a burly man in a hardhat and hi-vis, then think again. The construction industry is continually evolving and many myths about working in the sector no longer apply.
Members of the Gloucester Rugby team have swapped their studs for saws, wrenches and trowels in order to complete an eight-week construction taster course at Gloucestershire College.
Following the successful launch of its Engineering Centre in November, Gloucestershire College continues to lead the way in filling local skills gaps, with the launch of its new Construction Centre set to take place at Cheltenham Campus this Friday 8 January.
Gloucestershire College is hosting a Construction and Building Services Showcase on Wednesday 15 July, giving everyone from self-employed tradesmen to larger organisations an opportunity to find out about part-time courses and apprenticeships available.
A group of Gloucestershire College’s Bricklaying students are working on restoring a historic wall at St Mary de Crypt Church in Gloucester, after having learnt traditional stone working skills especially for this unique project, which was set up and funded by the Southgate St Townscape Heritage Initiative.
Following Gloucestershire College’s recent announcement about the relocation of its Construction and Building Services provision from its Mitcheldean site to the Royal Forest of Dean Campus in Five Acres, a group of plumbing students have marked their enthusiasm for the move by creating and gifting bespoke garden furniture set to the Five Acres Art Department.
Gloucestershire College’s skilled plumbing students took part in a college-wide competition at Gloucester Campus on Monday 11 March to celebrate World Plumbing Day, and we’re delighted to announce that 17-year-old Jamie Sims from Gloucester and Ryan Pope from Tewkesbury took home the titles of heat winners, with Jamie winning the overall GC competition.
Gloucestershire College is joining in the global celebrations for World Plumbing Day on Wednesday 11 March and hosting an exciting competition for its full-time Plumbing students.