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Apprentice success stories

At Gloucestershire College, we love celebrating the success stories of our apprentices. If you've been considering an apprenticeship, we hope our apprentices can inspire you to next the next step. Named as Gloucestershire's Apprenticeship Training Provider of the Year in 2020 and 2021, you know you'll be in safe hands at Gloucestershire College. Plus we work with over 1,000 local employers to provide incredible apprenticeship opportunities. 

Did you know that apprenticeships are not just for school leavers?

Anyone aged 16+ can complete an apprenticeship to train and upskill. Read more about apprenticeships and explore all our programmes here: www.gloscol.ac.uk/apprenticeships

Employer case study: Tomcat - Creating engineers of the future

"Take nothing you see and touch for granted as that leads to mediocrity. If designed by man, every line on the drawing serves a purpose and if you can use logic and reason to understand that purpose – no matter how obscure that might be - you will understand the designer’s intentions and thus the engineering art you hold in your hand."

Gloucestershire College becomes a finalist for Gloucestershire Live Apprenticeship Training Provider of the Year 2022 Award

This is the third year in a row when the College has been recognised for its ongoing contribution to the success of its apprentices and their employers – GC won the Training Provider of the Year in 2021 and 2020.

Degree apprentices win People’s Prize at the Engineering for People Design Challenge

One of the two teams representing Gloucestershire College (GC) and the University of the West of England (UWE) in the Grand Finals have won the People’s Prize of the prestigious, annual Engineers Without Borders’ Engineering for People Design Challenge competition.

Cameron and Tyler Business Administrator Apprenticeship at Hub8 Main Office

Meet Tyler, Business Administrator at Hub8

We caught up with Tyler, a business administrator apprentice at Hub8 to find out more about why he wanted to do an apprenticeship and his career ambitions for the future.

Marketing and Business Apprentices Cameron and Tyler at Hub8 Offices

Meet Cameron, Marketing Apprentice at Hub8

“The best thing about apprenticeships is the ability to learn from a variety of different people to give me as much exposure as possible to all elements of marketing. I would recommend an apprenticeship in Cyber co-working space as it gives you access to a wide amount of people and experience.”

Natalia at Hub8 during her Business Administration Apprentice

Meet Natalia, Business Administration Apprentice at Hub8

“Business management and administration roles are incredibly beneficial to understanding the basis of how a business is run. This builds upon your professional conduct, customer service skills, and dealing with customer data to a legal standard. It is incredibly beneficial for the real world and can be applied to a variety of other jobs.”

Degree apprentices qualify for finals of the Engineering for People Design Challenge

"Both teams have demonstrated strong technical knowledge, as well as innovation, leadership and project management skills. It is going to be a fantastic experience for them to present their design solutions to expert judges in the Grand Final."

Meet Inigo, Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Apprentice at Morgan Motor Company

Inigo Turner, a second year Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician apprentice at GC has always wanted to become a car mechanic. We caught up with him to find out how his apprenticeship at GC has supported his ambition.

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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.

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  • We offer industry relevant facilities
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We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.

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