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Kickstart your future

There are almost 200 paid Kickstart work placements available in Gloucestershire's best businesses NOW.

View the vacancies closest to you by clicking your preferred location below:




About Kickstart

The Kickstart Scheme was created to support 16 to 24-year-olds in receipt of Universal Credit into work. 

It offers a six-month paid work placement with an exciting local employer, funded by the government.


Example roles include:

Marketing and Campaign Executive

Financial Services Administrator

Business Development Manager

Assistant Cabinet Maker/Fitter

Manufacturing Operative

Reading Partner

HR Trainee



What's more, our FREE four-day course, with Kickstart employers attending, will help you to gain personal, social, work and practical skills, to help prepare you for your interview, work placement and beyond.


Register your interest in a Kickstart vacancy below:



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.