Gloucestershire College has transformed its live apprenticeship vacancies page for National Apprenticeship Week 2016, making it even easier for people to search and apply for apprenticeship vacancies in the county.
The government has ambitious targets to increase the number of apprentices to 3 million in England by 2020. In our previous article, we outlined the government’s vision for apprenticeships which includes employers feeling that they have full ownership of apprenticeships, designing and owning the content of all apprenticeship standards and assessments
Here we summarise some of the key reforms that have been announced so far.
Becoming an apprentice is a step on a real career path. Apprenticeships offer paid work experience and the chance to study and gain a formal qualification at the same time. GC has lots of Apprenticeships in a range of business sectors.
The chance to see the wheels of industry turning inspired Gloucestershire College apprentice Andrew Hemming, to embark on a higher apprenticeship which puts his head for figures to good use behind the scenes of production.
A determined Apprentice Chef from The Bay Tree Restaurant in Tewkesbury sees his apprenticeship with Gloucestershire College as “the best decision” he ever made, as it gave him the opportunity to push himself after being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.
Former Gloucestershire College apprentice, Kevin Gani, says his apprenticeship was the catalyst for developing his career in engineering, which has led him all the way up to the International Sales and Marketing board at Renishaw, as the engineering world leader’s Sales Development Director.