GlosCol Events – Dates for Your Diary

Parent Information Sessions 

25th April – Cheltenham
26th April – RFD
27th April – Gloucester
All 6-7pm

24th June 10am-12pm – Gloucester

May Open Evenings

8th – Gloucester
10th – Forest of Dean
15th May – Cheltenham

1-2-1 Advice Appointments

08:30-17:00 Mon-Fri

For more information, please contact GlosCol directly

 

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Applications for September 2017

Secure your place at Gloucestershire College now for September 2017


Image representing Secure your place at Gloucestershire College now for September 2017

Gloucestershire College is giving potential students the chance to get ahead of the game and apply now for September 2017 entry onto its courses.

Year 11 students can apply now to avoid the hassle of completing applications during the busy GCSE mock exam period, with options including over 20 A Level subjects at GC sixth form. Alternatively, they can choose from a wide range of full-time further education courses in subjects such as engineering, construction, health and social care, computing, hairdressing, beauty, sport and outdoor education, business and media.

The Gloucestershire College 2017/2018 Prospectus is available now in schools, from the College’s campuses in Cheltenham, Gloucester and the Forest of Dean, and to download at: www.GCprospectus.co.uk

The prospectus contains the full list of A Levels, further education courses and apprenticeships on offer, commencing in September. Students in the Forest of Dean will now be able to study new courses in barbering, catering and A Level physical education, while both Cheltenham and Gloucester Campuses will be offering new computing courses. New construction and health, social care and early years courses will be available to students at all three campuses.

The College will host a series of November Open Evenings for students looking at their options for September 2017, along with their parents and guardians. These provide an excellent opportunity to see the state of the art facilities at its three campuses, including the brand new Graduations at Cheltenham hair and beauty training salon, as well as construction workshops, film studios, training restaurants, sports facilities and more.

Principal Matthew Burgess said: “It is a good idea to start looking at post-GCSE options and for students to secure their place this side of Christmas, for one less thing to worry about once mock exams begin.

“Many students will be undecided on what and where they want to study, and there are so many options to consider, such as A Levels, apprenticeships, technical and professional routes.

“This is why we recommend that students and their parents come along to one of our Open Evenings for the chance to view our fantastic facilities and speak to our advice and guidance team, as well as our passionate lecturers.”

Image representing Secure your place at Gloucestershire College now for September 2017

Further information on the November Open Evenings can be found at:www.openeveningsatGC.co.uk

Find Your Future Event – 22.10.2016

On Saturday 22nd October, GROWS and Yes2Jobs are holding a ‘Find Your Future’ Event.

The world is full of possibilities, it’s time to start your adventure!

Have a go at inspiring hands-on activities, listen to awesome real life stories and get top tips from experts – it’s your future, you can make it happen!

Aged 11-14? Book free tickets for you and your family.  Visit http://www.findyourfuture.eventbrite.co.uk or call 01242 714 447

Ticket holders will receive a fantastic goody bag, entry to a prize draw and a free packed lunch!

Address: Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester, GL2 9HW

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust Careers Fair

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust Careers Fair – taking place at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (Atrium Entrance) Saturday 1st October 2016, 09:00-13:30

The event aims to showcase a few of the 350 different careers to choose from in the NHS to year 12 students (current year 11 students).

Entry is by ticket only and during the morning  the young people will attend a series of workshops and see for themselves what difference they could make to people’s lives in the future.

The event will particularly interest students who are considering professional health careers with the spotlight on the familiar allied health professionals (Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist and Radiographer), Doctors, Nurses and Dietetics, but also on the opportunities and professional roles within Medical Physics, Physiological Investigations, research, prosthetics and Neonatal Care.

In summary a fantastic opportunity for young people to visit our Hospital site, attend workshops facilitated by skilled and experienced healthcare staff, participate in discussion and activities and talk to NHS staff about their fulfilling roles and how everyday they contribute to the delivery or support of ‘Best Care for Everyone’.

Where: The Atrium, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester

When: Saturday 1st October 2016, 09:00-13:30

How to book: www.gloshospitals.eventbrite.co.uk

Any questions please contact Lifelong.LearningTeam@glos.nhs.uk

Glatfelter Apprenticeship Opportunity

Glatfelter, Lydney are manufacturers of speciality papers used in the food and beverage industries. They are part of the global Glatfelter family, which is headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, employing over 4,300 people.

An opportunity to join a unique apprenticeship programme has arisen for 2016.

We are looking for four enthusiastic “A level” students (or equivalent), to become part of the future of Glatfelter and undertake a Paper Making apprenticeship. The programme is run at the Paper School in Gernsbach, Germany and taught in English. Following each module, apprentices will return to the Lydney Mill and put into practice the learnings in an operational environment.

You will graduate from the Paper School after three years as a Craftsperson; each year you will spend approximately seven weeks at the school.

Applicants should be expecting to achieve a minimum of two A levels, one of which should be in Maths, Chemistry or Physics at grade C or above. All applicants will hold a grade C at G.C.S.E. in Maths and English.

The closing date is the 30th of June with an assessment centre being held in the first week of July.

If you would like to know more, please e-mail lydney-hr@glatfelter.com or telephone 01594 842235 and ask for the HR Department.

 

Apprenticeship Opportunities in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy

A fantastic new addition to Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust portfolio of apprenticeships is an opportunity for a young person to join our therapies team and over 18 months complete an Advanced (Level 3) Clinical Healthcare apprenticeship with the Therapy team at Cheltenham General Hospital.

There will also be a second apprenticeship at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.

There will be no second advert, interested applicants should apply for either opportunity via the NHS Jobs link:

http://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/4a91c2c72a7454c7b59389c2e4eb570d/?vac_ref=914202154

Closing date for applications 15th June.

Department Tour will be held 28th June.

Interviews will be held 5th July.

The opportunity is open to people aged over 16 years.