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Professional short courses

Improve workplace productivity and upgrade employees' skills with our range of affordable professional short courses in business, IT, HR and management.

Discover IT and Cyber Apprenticeships

Develop the tech skills your business needs in-house

Cyber Security | Infrastructure Technician | Network Engineering | Software Development and Testing

Engineering Training at Gloucestershire College

We are passionate about nurturing engineers for the future and encouraging new talent into the industry. 

We believe that Engineering apprentices should be out in the workplace from day one, learning how your business works and working on real life projects.

Professional Training and Apprenticeships for your Business

Upskill your existing members of staff or recruit new talent

Accountancy | Business Admin | Customer Services | HR | Management | Marketing

Is your business looking to grow?

Accelerate your business growth with a grant of up to £40,000, designed to help get your business to the next level. Apply today through the Scale Up 4 Growth Gloucestershire scheme to receive a valuable grant, as well as support and training to help turn big ambitions into reality.

What is Employability?

We have a dedicated Employability Team to support students in improving existing and gaining new skills that employers look for. In addition to supporting all Level 2 and 3 students to complete a one-week work placement with a suitable employer, our Employability Team lead and organise the work placement element of programmes including T Levels, Extended Placements and Traineeships.

We have excellent working partnerships with many businesses in the county and beyond, as well as providing a matching service, offering the opportunity for the right student to be partnered with the right company, so career interests are aligned with the business needs.

Why should employers partner with us?

  • Grow the talent for your future business.
  • Provides the opportunity for you to trial potential apprentices with considerably lower recruitment costs.
  • We can match the right student(s) to your place of work.
  • In addition to one-week work placements, we can offer more flexible extended placements to suit you i.e. 1-2 days per week
  • You will be supported by a GC Employment Coach who can make assessments in your workplace and be your designated point of contact.
  • We will oversee all required health and safety paperwork.
  • We can also offer virtual placements, with students working remotely if needed.

For more information, or if you are an employer and wish to partner with Gloucestershire College, please contact us via the details below:
Phone: 01452 563222
Email: employability@gloscol.ac.uk

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

We are here to help

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.

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