South Gloucestershire and Stroud College.
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Business Solutions

SGS College - Business Solutions

Skills training and qualification programmes that really WORK for your business

Welcome from the SGS Principal

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS) is one of the largest and most successful regional Colleges in the country and we pride ourselves on responding to the needs of employers across Gloucestershire and the West of England.

At our last Ofsted, we were graded outstanding for our approach to employability and preparing learners for the workforce, ensuring we are pivotal in developing the skills of the workforce in the region.

We look forward to working with you in the future.

Sara-Jane WatkinsSARA-JANE WATKINS, Principal, SGS College

What is Business Solutions @ SGS?

Business Solutions is the employer training department of SGS College, working with organisations across the region including Milestones Trust, Ministry of Defence, and South Gloucestershire and Bristol Councils.

Our dedicated team will work with you to discuss the training and qualifications most suited to all levels of your organisation, and will identify funding opportunities when available.

Patrick McLeodPATRICK MCLEOD, Curriculum Director Apprenticeships & Employer Responsive

Please contact one of the Business Solutions team on 0800 072 6077 or email

Why choose SGS for your training needs?

With campuses in Bristol, Stoke Gifford, Filton, Stroud and Berkeley Green, SGS is one of the largest and fastest growing Colleges in the South West. Over 1000 employers in a vast range of sectors benefit through working with SGS for recruitment, training and business performance solutions.

SGS has an excellent reputation for delivering work-based programmes and apprenticeships.

A range of professional training programmes and Higher Apprenticeships can support CPD requirements for managerial and technical staff and bespoke training solutions can be tailored to your specific business needs.

Our experienced and passionate staff have all spent time in the sectors they support and will work with you to ensure training is targeted towards specific business improvements.

We're proud of SGS and committed to making the College the best it can be.

As an associate faculty of the University of Gloucestershire there are excellent progression opportunities for those requiring University level programmes.

£33.5 million

Overall turnover by SGS College including a funding turnover of £28.2 million

£3 million

New Green Skills Centre to open September 2017 specialising in Construction and Engineering



91% of businesses agreed that SGS training has improved the performance of their business*



99.2% rated their apprenticeship as good or very good



99% Overall Learner satisfaction with SGS College

Useful contact

For more information on how SGS Business Solutions could help you and your business please contact one of the Business Solutions team.

0800 072 6077