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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.

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New scheme will give careers a Kickstart

As part of the government’s new Kickstart scheme, Gloucestershire County Council has brought together employers from all sectors to offer over 300 job opportunities to 16 to 24 year olds across the county.

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Building an active nation – the ‘Boing’ programme

The University of Gloucestershire is working on a project called Boing, a social enterprise designed to make physical activity more playful and inclusive for primary aged school children.

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Could you be a firefighter?

Do you have what it takes to become a firefighter? Then Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service (GFRS) wants to hear from you.

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Professional training to support your business

If your business is faced with reduced numbers of staff, recruitment freezes and limited spend, you don’t need to press pause on your development.

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Aim high with careers in the aviation industry

Find out about careers in the aviation and aerospace sector next month with a series of online inspirational talks.

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New equine diploma at Hartpury

Hartpury College has launched a new qualification providing students with the specialised knowledge to pursue a number of rewarding careers within the equine industry.

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Gloucestershire College’s cyber security degree apprenticeship gets seal of approval

Approved by a panel of industry experts, Gloucestershire College’s cyber security degree apprenticeship, in collaboration with UWE Bristol, has been accredited with Tech Industry Gold.

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Postgraduate virtual open event

The University of Gloucestershire’s postgraduate open event on 26th January is going virtual.

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Spotlight on HR apprenticeships: Webinar for employers

Local employers are invited to join Gloucestershire College's Business Hub team on Wednesday 20th January to discover more about the college's Level 3 and 5 HR apprenticeship programmes.

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Digital Marketing degree apprenticeship helps businesses recover from pandemic

The University of Gloucestershire is speaking to employers about the benefits of developing digital marketer degree apprentices, as it prepares to take on its second cohort of learners.

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GEMonline launches timetable for January and February

The GEM Project aims to support people in Gloucestershire who are dealing with circumstances that may cause barriers to work and move them closer towards education, training or work.

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Renishaw early careers virtual event

Looking for a career in engineering? Renishaw can help point you in the right direction with its virtual event next week.

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University researches mental toughness in elite runners

New research at Hartpury University has raised the question of whether elite athletes competing in ultra-marathons possess higher levels of mental toughness than competitors in other sports.

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Severn Trent apprentice and graduate scheme: New year, New Talent

Applications to join Severn Trent’s New Talent schemes have opened as planned, despite the ongoing pandemic.

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Gloucestershire College virtual open event

Thinking about your options for college next September? Gloucestershire College is holding a series of free virtual talks between 26th and 28th January.

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University researches High Street’s neglected working class history

University of Gloucestershire history researchers have explored the memories and experiences of former and existing residents of Cheltenham’s Lower High Street.

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Careers video from Golden Valley Development highlights diversity in cyber sector

Young people can enjoy long and successful careers in the cyber industry regardless of background or gender, and there's nowhere better than Cheltenham to do it.

Hartpury study: Equine industry needs to step up for Covid-19 Image

Hartpury study: Equine industry needs to step up for Covid-19

A research team including Dr Jane Williams from Hartpury University has made recommendations to the equine industry to support horse owners affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Leadership and management apprenticeships

To support the growth of dynamic, resilient managers, Gloucestershire College offers a range of professionally accredited qualifications for local employers and their staff.

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University study will help develop injury prevention strategies for horseracing staff

Hartpury University is carrying out new research into occupational injuries to stud and racing staff in UK horseracing.

What does ‘training the business professionals of the future’ look like in practice? Image

What does ‘training the business professionals of the future’ look like in practice?

The University of Gloucestershire prides itself on training the professionals of the future from business management to law and accountancy.

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UK job market strengthened in December

Britain’s job market strengthened for the first time in three months in December, before the renewed lockdown kicked in this week.

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Working life and wellbeing in the ‘new normal’

Nearly half (49 per cent) of the UK workforce is now working from home and one in three are neglecting their own mental health, according to new research.

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University’s sports programme endorsed by UK professional body

Hartpury University has become a higher education partner of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity for its specialist strength and conditioning programmes.

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Hiring talent in the cyber market - virtual event

InfoSec People will be holding a virtual event on 13th January about hiring in the cyber/ tech market.

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Work behind the TV, don't sit in front of it!

Why be satisfied with binge watching box-sets or streaming your favourite programmes, when you can have a career creating the TV that others watch?

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Colleges adapt to latest lockdown

The government’s latest lockdown announcement means further and higher education has moved online for at least the next few weeks.

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Urgent apprenticeships available now

Looking for an apprenticeship? SGS College has a number of apprenticeships available now.

Over 4,000 jobseekers supported to SWAP jobs in the South West Image

Over 4,000 jobseekers supported to SWAP jobs in the South West

Jobseekers in the South West have been supported to upskill, retrain and gain quality work experience through the government’s Sector-based Work Academy Programme (SWAP).

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Apprenticeship incentive payment scheme extended for employers

If you've been considering taking on new talent for your business, now is the time to do it!

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University virtual open event

Hartpury University is holding a virtual open event at the end of the month.

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Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue recruitment: Have a go

If you’ve ever considered becoming a firefighter, Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue is looking to recruit some extraordinary people in 2021.

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#BeInspiredGetHired for 2021

During December, a Gloucestershire-based firm is supporting others in the county to find a new job for the new year.

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Postgraduate research degrees at Hartpury

Think your studies are complete because you’ve got a degree? Think again!

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County council to offer Kickstart Scheme

From next month, Gloucestershire County Council will be offering Kickstart placements for young people.

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Traineeship success: First cohort will start work placements in the new year

The first cohort of trainees at Gloucestershire College have successfully completed their eight-week training programme and will be heading out on their employment placements in the new year.

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University professors provide technological solution for rhino conservation

Two University of Gloucestershire professors are helping to stop rhino poaching in parts of Africa.

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National Careers Week - Make a pledge

In preparation for next year’s National Careers Week (1st-6th March 2021), organisers are encouraging individuals and organisations to make a pledge using the hashtag #NCW2021.

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Apprenticeship case study: Apprentice software engineer at Iress

Here Ben Carter, Gloucestershire College apprentice software engineer at Iress, share his experience of what life is like as an apprentice and why he decided to choose the apprenticeship route.

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Virtual work experience - Speakers for Schools offer to employers

Work experience is a positive and important experience for students in years 10-13, but it has been unable to happen during 2020 and is unlikely to happen for much of 2021.

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