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Apprenticeship News

At Gloucestershire College, we work with over 1,000 employers to deliver quality apprenticeships and professional training. Awarded Gloucestershire's Apprenticeship Training Provider of the Year 2020, we are committed to delivering excellence for our apprentices and employers.

Find out the latest apprenticeship news and updates here. If you have any questions about apprenticeships, you can get in touch with our Business Hub team via: business.hub@gloscol.ac.uk calling: 01452 563400.

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.”

E G Carter Building and Construction Logo

Employer case study: E G Carter - Investing in home-grown talent

"Home grown talent upholds ethos, morale and ensures that values of our company remain consistent and integral from generation to generation." - Joshua Carter, Managing Director at E G Carter

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 the trainer: Anu Duhan, Assessor Trainer in Infrastructure at GC

“I grew up in a family of teachers and I’ve always had an affinity for this profession - it’s a job with a purpose."

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.

Meet Naimul, Bricklayer Apprentice at Bloor Homes

Naimul, L2 Bricklayer apprentice with Bloor Homes muses about his journey so far and future plans. "I am the first person in my family to be doing a bricklaying apprenticeship and I’d definitely recommend it. You get a life experience with your employer and you are earning while learning.“

Meet Daniel, Bricklaying Apprentice at Mike Etheridge

“Initially, I studied Engineering at College. I then went into labouring with a gang at Mike Etheridge. I found the job interesting, and they were happy to support me onto an apprenticeship. As a Bricklayer apprentice, I work on projects with companies such as Bovis Homes and Linden Homes. I spend a lot of time onsite helping to build new homes all over Gloucestershire.

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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
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  • 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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