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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.

Cyber Skills Bootcamps available to all Image

Cyber Skills Bootcamps available to all

Whether you are employed, self-employed or unemployed, you can join a cyber Skills Bootcamp with Gloucestershire College.

4 in 5 young adults in the South West now putting personal growth on par with career progression Image

4 in 5 young adults in the South West now putting personal growth on par with career progression

More than fourth fifths (84%) of university students surveyed in the South West want personal growth opportunities as much as career progression

Brockworth to get new £9.5m special school Image

Brockworth to get new £9.5m special school

The school will mainly cater for children with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs, but will also support children with autism and speech, language and communication needs.

University of Gloucestershire launches new MA for budding screenwriters Image

University of Gloucestershire launches new MA for budding screenwriters

Do you want to know what makes Quentin Tarantino and Greta Gerwig award winners, or understand how Michaela Coel and Jed Mercurio create addictive storylines?

An education with a difference with Gloucester Rugby Image

An education with a difference with Gloucester Rugby

If school or college isn’t the right thing, Gloucester Rugby’s HITZ education programme offers an alternative for 16-18-year-olds.

Gloucestershire College: Vacancies still available for September Image

Gloucestershire College: Vacancies still available for September

For students looking for their next steps after GCSEs or A Levels, Gloucestershire College still has some limited places left for September.

Apprenticeships available now at SGS College Image

Apprenticeships available now at SGS College

Whether you want to work as a teaching assistant, in IT, business or as a tradesperson, South Gloucestershire & Stroud (SGS) College has an apprenticeship available.

Hartpury’s learning community rated in top 25 per cent by students Image

Hartpury’s learning community rated in top 25 per cent by students

Hartpury University is rated among the top 25 per cent in the UK in two categories in the 2021 National Student Survey.

Apprentice nominated for top award Image

Apprentice nominated for top award

Gloucestershire-based Snape Contracting has nominated one of its apprentices for the 'Rising Star' award as part of the 2021 National Apprenticeship Awards.

University of Gloucestershire launches Skills Bootcamps to connect people to employment   Image

University of Gloucestershire launches Skills Bootcamps to connect people to employment

The University of Gloucestershire is one of 13 providers set to deliver new national Skills Bootcamps as part of an Institute of Coding-led programme.

Maintaining progress in tackling youth unemployment is vital Image

Maintaining progress in tackling youth unemployment is vital

Extending the Kickstart Scheme is vital to addressing youth unemployment, according to the National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB).

Cheltenham’s Economic Recovery Task Force looks to accelerate take-up of apprenticeships Image

Cheltenham’s Economic Recovery Task Force looks to accelerate take-up of apprenticeships

Cheltenham’s Economic Recovery Task Force has launched a new survey of employers to understand how apprenticeships can support business recovery.

T Levels: A practical alternative to A Levels Image

T Levels: A practical alternative to A Levels

As results day approaches, students across the county will be considering their next steps – and it doesn’t have to be A Levels!

Make a difference to elderly people in the county Image

Make a difference to elderly people in the county

Lilian Faithfull Care is looking for people to join its team of over 420 staff.

Bill promises right to flexible working from the start Image

Bill promises right to flexible working from the start

A bill that proposes to give workers the right to flexible working from the first day of employment has received wide cross-party support.

Ribston Hall teachers set to retire after cumulative 49 years  Image

Ribston Hall teachers set to retire after cumulative 49 years

Ribston Hall High School is set to say farewell to two of its longest standing members of staff as they head into retirement.

University of Gloucestershire wins major international award for sustainability project Image

University of Gloucestershire wins major international award for sustainability project

It has won the award by empowering students to tackle pressing global issues.

Gloucestershire College unveils new multi-million cyber and engineering facilities Image

Gloucestershire College unveils new multi-million cyber and engineering facilities

Gloucestershire College has revealed the brand new cyber and engineering facilities at its Cheltenham campus, part of the West of England Institute of Technology.

County apprentices runners up in national competition Image

County apprentices runners up in national competition

Apprentices from Renishaw, representing Gloucestershire College and UWE, were named runners up in the Engineers Without Borders competition.

Hotel recruitment day Image

Hotel recruitment day

Queens Hotel in Cheltenham is holding a recruitment day this Friday (9th July).

University of Gloucestershire forms groundbreaking £3.6m post-Brexit partnership Image

University of Gloucestershire forms groundbreaking £3.6m post-Brexit partnership

The University of Gloucestershire is joining forces with a German university to establish an institute for cyber security and digital innovation in Germany.

Ice cream factory launches new traineeship opportunity Image

Ice cream factory launches new traineeship opportunity

Gloucester’s Unilever ice cream factory in Gloucester is opening its doors to local young people with a new traineeship programme.

The Cotswold Challenge for young entrepreneurs Image

The Cotswold Challenge for young entrepreneurs

Students in years 11-13 with a great idea for a product or service have just a week left to enter The Cotswold Challenge.

£1m investment in Gloucestershire science labs Image

£1m investment in Gloucestershire science labs

Denmark Road High School in Gloucester has been awarded £1.15 million to build two new science labs and three new classrooms.

University helps disabled people through £5m therapy and sport centre Image

University helps disabled people through £5m therapy and sport centre

Researchers from the University of Gloucestershire have joined forces with a new charity centre to investigate how hydrotherapy and other treatments can help disabled people.

Harrison Clark Rickerbys online cyber conference Image

Harrison Clark Rickerbys online cyber conference

Cheltenham-based Harrison Clark Rickerbys solicitors is holding an online cyber conference later this year.

Gloucestershire nursing degree students impress Lilian Faithfull hosts Image

Gloucestershire nursing degree students impress Lilian Faithfull hosts

Health Education England has invited the University of Gloucestershire to its national conference in July where the university will run a workshop alongside Lilian Faithfull Care.

#LaptopsForLearning receives huge boost thanks to global IT company Image

#LaptopsForLearning receives huge boost thanks to global IT company

An international IT services company has donated 50 laptops to schools in Cheltenham, with the No Child Left Behind charity and local IT company Infrastar.

RAU webinar: Understanding people in the agriculture sector Image

RAU webinar: Understanding people in the agriculture sector

Are you a farmer or innovator who wants to make sure your product sells?

NexusGlos offers careers advice to young people Image

NexusGlos offers careers advice to young people

GFirst LEP Education and Skills Team has launched the new NexusGlos portal, offering support to young people considering their next steps.

AccXel to offer JCB trainee programme Image

AccXel to offer JCB trainee programme

Gloucestershire’s brand new construction training centre will offer the UK’s first JCB plant operation trainee programme.

Degree apprenticeship recognised by NCSC Image

Degree apprenticeship recognised by NCSC

Gloucestershire College is delighted to be the first college in England to offer a degree apprenticeship recognised by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

Supported Internships: Employers needed! Image

Supported Internships: Employers needed!

A SGS College scheme to help young people with disabilities into work is looking for more employers to offer placements around the county.

AccXel will bring diversity into construction Image

AccXel will bring diversity into construction

A brand new construction training centre in Gloucestershire is set to bring diversity into the industry in the county and beyond.

New master’s degree to enhance physical therapies for horse riders Image

New master’s degree to enhance physical therapies for horse riders

A new Hartpury University master’s degree is the first of its kind in the UK, tailored to enhancing therapy and rehabilitation treatment for riders, whilst prioritising the welfare of horses.

Poeton pioneers brand new NVQ for apprenticeship scheme Image

Poeton pioneers brand new NVQ for apprenticeship scheme

Apprentices at Poeton Gloucester will have the opportunity to be among the first to undertake a brand new NVQ specific to the surface treatment industry.

Funded training vital to ease driver skill shortage  Image

Funded training vital to ease driver skill shortage

Food supplies could be at risk this summer, according to Logistics UK, without urgent support for the logistics industry.

Careers at Tayntons Image

Careers at Tayntons

Gloucester-based Tayntons has a range of vacancies for solicitors and legal executives, for candidates ranging from six months PQE to a head of department.

Students’ great lockdown idea scoops £2,500 investment Image

Students’ great lockdown idea scoops £2,500 investment

Two Royal Agricultural University students have used their time during lockdown to come up with a business idea, which has secured them a £2,500 investment.

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.

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