Gloucestershire's Apprenticeship Champions 2019


SGS College’s apprenticeship graduation ceremony took place in the stunning Concorde Hanger at Aerospace Bristol

highly successful, working with over 600 employers to support 1,700 apprentices each year. Much of the growth is attributable to long-term partnerships with key employers, both large and small. These include public sector organisations, such as South Gloucestershire and Bristol City Councils, large multinationals and equally important, local employers in all sectors. Speaking about the event, SGS college assistant principal - apprenticeships and workplace learning, Patrick Mcleod, said: “This year’s event was a great success.We’re delighted to see so many of our students successfully finish their studies at SGS college. “Aerospace Bristol was a fantastic venue.We are thrilled to have been able to provide a graduation experience to

match that of any university.” Speaking about employers the college works with, Pat commented: "The college worked with some great employer partners, such as Bristol City Council, South Gloucestershire Council and the NHS Blood and Transplant Service in the public sector. “We also have very supportive private sector employers, such as CF Roberts and NKS. It is the opportunities and the care that these employers invest in our young people that makes our apprenticeship programmes such a success" l For further details on SGS College’s apprenticeship programme, please email

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