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Employer Training & Apprenticeships Team

Our Employer Training & Apprenticeships team have the experience and dedication for helping you find the right apprentices and training for your business.

Our Business Consultants are here to provide you with support and advice.  They can offer you a free Training Needs Analysis to match your business goals with suitable apprenticeships and training. They will work with you to develop programmes to suit your needs.

Employer Training & Apprenticeships Team

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Julie Tegg

Director of Employer Training & Apprenticeships

Julie is the head of the team, leading all employer and apprentice training across the College.

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Myra Billinghurst

Sales / Business Development Manager

Myra manages the business development and consultant team at Gloucestershire College and supports employers in the IT & Cyber and Telecommunications industries with all of their training requirements.

Myra also manages relationships with key employer partners including Supergroup, NHS, Renishaw and GE Aviation.

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Sarah Thorne

Business Consultant

Sarah provides support and training advice to Building Services, Education, Local Authorities and Housing organisations and also manages our partnership with Gloucestershire County Council. 

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Brian Fowler

Business Consultant

Brian provides support and training advice to Gloucestershire businesses, and is responsible for the Engineering sector, as well as Renewable Energy & Recycling. 


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Ellie Jevons

Business Consultant

Ellie manages and supports businesses in the Construction, Accounting, Financial, Legal, Marketing, Media, Retail, Estate Agency and Insurance sectors.

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Richard Poole

Apprenticeship Manager

Richard manages GC apprenticeship programmes in the following areas: engineering, hospitality, dental, hair, childcare, supporting teaching and learning in schools, business administration, customer service and functional skills.

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Sian Pirone

Business Consultant

Sian manages and supports businesses across Catering & Hospitality, Motor, Logistics, Hair & Beauty, Healthcare, Childcare, Tourism & Leisure, and Dental industries. She also supports charities.   

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Why Gloucestershire College?

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.

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.