Gloucestershire College is inviting parents in to each of its campuses next week for a series of Parent Information Sessions, aimed at helping them understand all of their children’s education options after their GCSEs, including sixth form, college courses and apprenticeships.
Last week Severnside Scaffolding spent two days on site at the GC House fitting the scaffolding. No students were present during this time due to the risks associated with erecting scaffolding, but once complete, students got stuck back in with removing plaster, tiles and fence panels...
Last week we discovered a very rotten timber lintel – the support for doorways or windows in load-bearing walls – which our Bricklaying Lecturer and house hero, Ryan Heath, replaced with a concrete one. Ryan did this very efficiently, making sure the structure of the wall wasn’t compromised.
Gloucestershire College is thrilled to have been shortlisted for not one, but two awards in the 2016 Gloucestershire Apprenticeship Awards. Not only that, four GC apprentices have also been named finalists for awards too.
Blakeney-based carpentry company, R J Glover Builders, is the latest Gloucestershire business to champion apprenticeships, saying they will future-proof the organisation as traditional methods are passed down from the more experienced tradesmen.
Following the huge success of last year’s event, Gloucestershire College and GE Aviation are once again teaming up to host Girls Get Set, a scheme designed to inspire girls to innovate and think about a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).