In response to local demand, Gloucestershire College is launching a new series of GC Express short courses and masterclasses to offer people an opportunity to improve their expertise and skills, and get qualified for careers the catering, construction and hairdressing industries, or even retrain for a new one.
Gloucestershire College is inviting ambitious school leavers, students and those looking to explore their career options to find out about its construction and catering courses, as well as apprenticeships, at Gloucestershire Skillsfest 2016, the county’s largest careers and skills event.
In response to customer demand, Gloucestershire College is launching GC DIY in the New Year, aimed at DIY enthusiasts with little or no experience. If you’ve always wanted to learn how to tile the bathroom or even fit your own kitchen, there are 11 courses on offer; each delivered over five days in March 2015 – with weekday and weekend options available.
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.
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.
In a UK first, Gloucestershire College has bought a house in Gloucester as a renovation project for its construction and building services students, in order to further develop their skills and provide them with practical experience of working on-site.