A college has bought a run-down house for students to practise their building skills. The two-bedroom terraced house in Tredworth was snapped up for £71,500 by Gloucestershire College. The aim is to renovate the property over the next three months and sell it on, using the money for another house.
The governance team at Gloucestershire College have this week reconfirmed their commitment to building a new state-of-the-art campus in Cinderford’s Northern Quarter, subject to securing the capital required. Three years after the initial new campus announcement, the project timeline is now becoming clearer, and it is hoped that contractors will be on site later this year.
From state of the art construction centres to working beauty salons and restaurants, the learning environment at Gloucestershire College is not your average classroom, and GC is inviting young people and their parents in to see for themselves at its Open Evenings this November.
Ahead of next week's Apprenticeship Information Evening, we asked the employers attending what they can offer apprentices who decide to train with them, and what their role with the company will involve.