Gloucestershire College Partners with Constructing Excellence South West..

13/02/2024 Launch New "Leadership and Management" Course for the Construction Sector

Gloucestershire College is thrilled to announce its partnership with Constructing Excellence South West to introduce a dynamic "Leadership and Management" course tailored specifically for the construction industry. The course is set to commence on 19 March, marking an exciting collaboration aimed at enhancing leadership skills within the sector.

The primary objective of the course is to provide participants with an introduction to 'Leadership for Collaborative Working,' empowering them to understand, appreciate, develop, practise, and apply essential behavioural factors crucial for effective leadership. This initiative is geared towards fostering a culture of collaboration both within and between organisations operating within the construction sector.

Led by experienced lecturers with extensive backgrounds in both the construction industry and academia, the course promises a comprehensive learning experience.

Moreover, it is heavily subsidised, offering flexibility for organisations to enrol multiple participants as desired.

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals preparing for a transition into leading others in a first-line supervisory role.

  • Newly qualified apprentices or graduates seeking to enhance their leadership capabilities.

  • First-line managers aiming to elevate their performance and leadership skills.

  • Functional or technical professionals looking to develop their leadership abilities.

  • Leaders at any level seeking to broaden their collaborative leadership capabilities.

Additionally, the course presents an excellent opportunity for participants to expand their professional network and earn CPD credits.

Course Details:

  • Commencing on 19 March.

  • Sessions will be conducted one day per fortnight over a span of 16 weeks, totalling 8 sessions in all, with no homework or assignments.

  • Upon completion, participants will be invited to a graduation ceremony, where they will receive a Gloucestershire College Certificate presented by GC Principal, Matt Burgess. Line managers and family members will have the opportunity to attend the ceremony.

  • Other start dates are also available in April, May, and June.

For further details and registration, please contact

Join us as we embark on this transformative journey in advancing leadership excellence within the construction industry!

About Gloucestershire College

About Gloucestershire College: Gloucestershire College (GC) is career-focused education provider, delivering 'learning that works' across three campuses in Cheltenham, Gloucester and the Forest of Dean. It offers a range of academic, professional and technical training programmes for school leavers, adults and employers. These include award-winning apprenticeships, university-level and professional qualifications, part-time, online and short courses, with tailored support for students from start to finish. GC provides bespoke training solutions to more than 1,300 employer-partners, enabling them to fill skills gaps and build a solid talent pipeline for the future. Each year Gloucestershire College welcomes 13,000 full-time and part-time learners and employs over 800 members of staff. 

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About Constructing Excellence South West

Constructing Excellence South West is the single organisation charged with driving the change agenda in construction within the south west region and we form part of the Constructing Excellence Regional Partnership (CERP). We exist to improve industry performance in order to produce a better built environment.

We are a cross-sector, cross-supply chain, member-led organisation operating for the good of industry and its stakeholders. We host knowledge sharing and best practice events and champion thought leadership through our Theme Groups which members can join.

We publish best practice guides on a diverse number of topics from procurement to mediation.