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GAP Year/Volunteering

GAP Year

Opportunities in the UK and abroad including volunteering, working and learning.

Year Out Group

This site is an umbrella site and association for leading year out companies and has some good advice and range of opportunities.


Provides paid work placements in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths.


Advice about taking a gap year and ideas of what to do.

NHS Volunteering

Volunteer for your local hospital.

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is a local trust which takes of various habitats and wildlife across Gloucestershire.

Charity Job

Charity Job is a large website with links to various charities by region.

Volunteer Glos

You can search for local voluntary roles depending on your interests and who you want to work with.

Charity Choice

List of various charities in the UK.


Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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.