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Our online and on campus AAT courses are back. Study AAT at our Cheltenham and Gloucester campuses this September. 

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There is always something going on at GC!

Catch up on the latest stories from the College, from student successes and award wins to inspiring case studies and top tips.

Read testimonials from our employer partners, updates from our three campuses in Cheltenham, Gloucester and the Forest of Dean, plus, go behind-the-scenes in our exclusive picture galleries.

#NAW2023 Line manager’s checklist to successful apprenticeship

Here are 5 simple questions that will help you define whether your apprentice is having a good experience and developing all the required competencies.

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5 Factual Benefits of Upskilling Employees Through Apprenticeships

Upskilling is the training or education given to employees to help develop and build upon their existing skills. Employers can benefit from the training and reap the rewards it brings to staff and the business. One of the ways that upskilling can be achieved is through apprenticeships. This is a successful training option for many employers because of the hands-on learning experience while on the job.

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#NAW2023 Celebrating GC Apprentices: Izabela Wroblewska, AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting

Congratulations to Izabela who graduated from GC in November 2022 with a Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting. In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week 2023, we asked Izabela about her journey as an AAT apprentice with Advanced Innergy Solutions, and this is what she told us.

#NAW2023 What Are The Different Types of Apprenticeship Levels

There are many types of apprenticeships depending on the level you wish to study. Many apprenticeships offer pathways to progress onto a higher level course depending on your industry - so getting more informed about these potential avenues is key to your future career.

#NAW2023 Skill gaps in Hospitality: Could you be keeping more staff?

Alan Mulrooney, our Senior Business and Apprenticeships Sales Executive shares his thoughts on some of the challenges in the Hospitality sector and ways to address staff turnover and increase productivity and engagement.

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#NAW2023 Can You Go To University After An Apprenticeship

The short answer: yes!

Apprenticeships have come a long way in recent years and are no longer just associated with trades like plumbing or carpentry. They’re available in a huge range of sectors, including accountancy, computing, IT and engineering, to name a few!

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#NAW2023 6 Top Tips for Succeeding in your Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships are a great way to break into an industry you're interested in so getting off to a strong start will help kick start your future career. We have compiled a list of top tips to help you on your way to finding an apprenticeship and succeeding while on the job.

Apprentice End Point Assessment Facilities officially opened in Gloucester 

Our Chancel Close facilities cater for Level 2 and Level 3 in carpentry and plumbing, and final end point assessments for brick and property maintenance.

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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.

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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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