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The latest business news from GC

The latest news from the GC Business Hub. 

The GC Business Hub manages and delivers quality apprenticeships and professional training at Gloucestershire College. Working with over 1,000 employers based in Gloucestershire and beyond, the Business Hub is committed to providing award-winning apprenticeships and bespoke employee training for businesses of every size and sector. 

Gloucestershire College’s expert Business Consultants in the Business Hub team will work in partnership with your business to find the right training solutions for your unique requirements. Our Business Hub team can even help recruit new talent for your business as well as upskilling existing members of staff. Please visit: www.gloscol.ac.uk/business-hub to find out more.

You can contact our team via: business.hub@gloscol.ac.uk 

Gloucestershire College sponsors CyNam for third year running

This year, the University of West of England (UWE) has joined forces with GC as joint academic sponsors, and we look forward to another year championing cyber security education across the county.

GC to launch first electric and hybrid training centre in county

We're excited to be the region’s go-to training centre for Electric Vehicle (EV) and Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), with a range of short courses launching in the New Year at our Gloucester Campus.

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."

Meet the lecturer: Vincent Seow, Engineering Degree Lecturer at GC

"In our engineering degree courses, we tailor the skillset to meet business needs relevant to our employer partners. Your apprentices will be working in the knowledge that at the end of their apprenticeship they will have a qualification that is tremendously valuable to them individually and to you as an employer."

Meet the Employer Training & Apprenticeships Team - Sarah Thorne, Senior Business & Apprenticeship Sales Executive

“Many employers are still unaware of the government funding available for apprentices over 18 and if they are able to engage in an apprenticeship as a mature student. It is lovely to see that anyone of any age has various options to pursue their desired career in."

Meet GC's Employer Training & Apprenticeships Team - Ellie Jevons, Senior Business and Apprenticeship Sales Executive

"I get to work with some amazing businesses and wonderful colleagues. In any typical day I could be in the office, on a construction site, a coffee shop, working from home, in one of our workshops… the list could go on and on. There is always something to learn in FE which keeps me on my feet!”

Meet GC's Employer Training & Apprenticeships Team - Sian Pirone, Senior Business & Apprenticeship Sales Executive

The team actively works with over 1000 employers to upskill and develop their workforces, in particular focusing on building the skills of tomorrow and ensuring apprenticeships are relevant, responsive and enable apprentices to make a significant contribution to the success of their business; while supporting the apprentices every step of the way.

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.

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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.

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