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Sylvester Ghanney

Sylvester works as a Service Engineer at one of the UK's foremost integrators of technology-based security solutions and end-to-end managed services. He studies a HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at GC to support progression in his career.

"I've always been interested in engineering and took the decision to study at Gloucestershire College to gain additional qualifications, alongside my job as a Service Engineer.

My lecturers were superb; always willing to help and very supportive to those who want to learn. The equipment is perfect too. During my first year I was tasked to design an instrument for the lower level students to use for testing, and in the second year, we worked as a collective to design a 3D printer for a parts supply unit.

My next steps will be to continue my studies and go on to study a BEng(Hons) in Electronic Engineering at UWE, with a view to becoming a Design Engineer in the future."


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We guide any ambitious and motivated person on their journey through education and their career, by providing the right environment that encourages and nurtures individual talents.

Our industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching team provide our students with the skills businesses truly need.

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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.