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Skills, Apprenticeships & Careers: The latest vacancies and opportunities across Gloucestershire Image

Skills, Apprenticeships & Careers: The latest vacancies and opportunities across Gloucestershire

There has never been a more challenging time to find a new job or get on the career ladder. Whether you are looking for a new role, an apprenticeship or a first job, Punchline is here to help.

Kickstart vacancies still available in county Image

Kickstart vacancies still available in county

Gloucestershire College has around 200 Kickstart vacancies available to young people in Cheltenham, Gloucester and the Forest of Dean.

£2.6m boost for community and adult skills in Gloucestershire Image

£2.6m boost for community and adult skills in Gloucestershire

Later this month, Gloucestershire County Council’s cabinet is set to approve a £2.6 million boost for adult and community learning in the county.

Students put business knowledge into action to support charity Image

Students put business knowledge into action to support charity

Enterprising students have applied the knowledge gained on business management programmes at Hartpury University to support a lifesaving charity.

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Hartpury University open day

Hartpury University is holding on open day on Saturday 26th June.

Top secret scientists to be recruited Image

Top secret scientists to be recruited

The Government is on the lookout for scientists as part of its efforts to combat threats from China and Russia.

Study for IT degree in Cheltenham Image

Study for IT degree in Cheltenham

Why move across the country, when you can study for your degree locally with one of the UK's top 30 universities for computer science?

Hub8 and Gloucestershire College to launch £1m innovation centre in Cheltenham Image

Hub8 and Gloucestershire College to launch £1m innovation centre in Cheltenham

Two organisations at the forefront of Gloucestershire’s cyber-tech ecosystem have formed a partnership to supercharge growth of the sector.

IoD launches search for new South West chair Image

IoD launches search for new South West chair

The Institute of Directors (IoD) is recruiting a new chair to lead its South West region, as the current chair comes to the end of his term this autumn.

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National Star virtual jobs fair

Ever wondered what it’s like to work at National Star, or what sort of jobs are available?

Beware of fake job ads Image

Beware of fake job ads

With so many people out of work following the pandemic, sadly the fraudsters are looking to cash in with fake job ads.

New research will inform best practice in dairy industry Image

New research will inform best practice in dairy industry

New ground breaking research is underway at Hartpury University to enhance the health, welfare and milk production of dairy herds and inform best practice in the industry.

Cyber cluster reveals full line-up for leading cyber security event   Image

Cyber cluster reveals full line-up for leading cyber security event

As the UK prepares to fully ease lockdown restrictions, CyNam, has announced the full line-up for its next virtual event, on Thursday (10th June).

Apprenticeships at Barnwood Construction Image

Apprenticeships at Barnwood Construction

Barnwood Construction has a number of apprenticeship vacancies available.

Free virtual jobs fair Image

Free virtual jobs fair

The National Careers Service is holding a free virtual jobs fair tomorrow (Wednesday 9th June).

Hartpury College students selected for England football squad Image

Hartpury College students selected for England football squad

Three Hartpury College students have been named in the England Colleges women’s football squad.

Free employability courses Image

Free employability courses

GFirst LEP is offering a number of free employability courses during June.

Online STEM careers event for women Image

Online STEM careers event for women

STEM students and graduates are invited to join a virtual careers event on 16th June.

The Green Britain Academy to support green job creation Image

The Green Britain Academy to support green job creation

The Green Britain Academy has set out to support the creation of 700,000 new green jobs in the UK by 2030.

Hartpury launches professional agri-tech course to support industry  Image

Hartpury launches professional agri-tech course to support industry

Hartpury’s drive to keep UK farmers in touch with technological innovations and knowledge in agriculture has taken another step forward.

Future Me support for young people Image

Future Me support for young people

Future Me Gloucestershire is a new resource from the county council which supports young people to prepare for adulthood.

New apprenticeship designed in the Cotswolds to assist builders merchants Image

New apprenticeship designed in the Cotswolds to assist builders merchants

The Apprenticeship Management Group and the Builders Merchants Federation have teamed up to launch a new apprenticeship.

Hartpury and Forest Green Rovers offer studentship alongside master’s programme  Image

Hartpury and Forest Green Rovers offer studentship alongside master’s programme

Hartpury University and Forest Green Rovers have teamed up to provide a funded opportunity to study a master’s degree in sports performance analysis, with real world experience.

Apprenticeships at Poeton Image

Apprenticeships at Poeton

Local engineering company Poeton has a number of apprenticeships available in Gloucester.

MP opens new accommodation centre for trainee pilots Image

MP opens new accommodation centre for trainee pilots

Young people training to become airline pilots in Gloucestershire are moving to a brand new accommodation centre in Cheltenham.

Year 11 taster sessions at SGS College Image

Year 11 taster sessions at SGS College

For year 11 students unsure about their next steps, SGS College is holding a series of taster sessions.

Wales & West Utilities launches recruitment drive across South West  Image

Wales & West Utilities launches recruitment drive across South West

Gas emergency and pipeline service Wales & West Utilities has launched a recruitment drive to fill 40 operational jobs across the South West of England.

New £700,000 Hartpury arena supports equine and canine education  Image

New £700,000 Hartpury arena supports equine and canine education

Construction is under way on a £700,000 modern arena at Hartpury to expand its range of world-leading facilities.

Hospital apprenticeships – more than healthcare Image

Hospital apprenticeships – more than healthcare

Think working at the hospital is all about working directly in healthcare? Think again!

Renishaw inspires with all-female work experience week Image

Renishaw inspires with all-female work experience week

Gloucestershire-based Renishaw held its first ever all-female virtual work experience week last month.

Make UK is approved Kickstart gateway Image

Make UK is approved Kickstart gateway

If your manufacturing business is thinking of offering placements under the Kickstart Scheme, you can work with Make UK as your Kickstart gateway.

Hospitality employers needed to support young people Image

Hospitality employers needed to support young people

The county council is on the lookout for people to talk about opportunities in the hospitality sector.

Free careers advice from Radio 1 Image

Free careers advice from Radio 1

Whether you are looking for your first job or a change in career direction, BBC Radio 1 can help.

Inspiration for a career in care Image

Inspiration for a career in care

There is a huge range of careers in care in the county, working for different organisations and in settings from care homes to people’s own homes and day centres.

Channel 4 unveils 4Skills programmes Image

Channel 4 unveils 4Skills programmes

Channel 4 has unveiled the first tranche of its 4Skills initiatives designed to give career, development and training opportunities in the broadcast industry for people across the nations and regions.

Dyslexic thinking skills are mission critical for protecting the country Image

Dyslexic thinking skills are mission critical for protecting the country

For anyone who has ever felt that dyslexia has held them back, maybe they were just in the wrong industry.

It’s not too late to join CYBERUK Online Image

It’s not too late to join CYBERUK Online

CYBERUK will be taking place online today (11th May) and tomorrow, and it’s not too late to join.

Rail track maintenance training Image

Rail track maintenance training

Unemployed people will get the chance to train in rail track maintenance, with Gloucestershire College, Betaris Training and Dean Forest Railway, starting next week (Monday 17th May).

Opportunities for experienced professionals at GCHQ Image

Opportunities for experienced professionals at GCHQ

Cheltenham-based GCHQ is always on the lookout for experienced professionals and offers the kind of opportunities you won’t find anywhere else.

Apprenticeships in catering Image

Apprenticeships in catering

Looking for a career in catering or hospitality? Gloucestershire College has apprenticeship opportunities available now.

Thinking about a career in care? Image

Thinking about a career in care?

If you’ve ever considered a career in care, but aren’t sure what to expect, Proud to Care Gloucestershire has a series of real life stories from across the sector to watch.

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