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When can I join the GPUTC?
In 2016 you can join us in year 10 or year 12, from 2017 in Years 10 – 13.

How long is the school day?
Lessons start at 9.00am and finish at 5.00pm. The building is open to students from 8.30am to 5.00pm.

Is the GPUTC a real school?
The GPUTC is a mainstream school with all the facilities and assistance you would expect plus the benefits of links with employers, guaranteed interview on student graduation and an opportunity to learn by doing through one of our technical specialisms.

How much will it cost to attend the GPUTC?
All students under the age of 19 will be fully funded by the government

Will students attending the GPUTC have to wear uniform?
All post-16 students are expected to wear business attire, for practical sessions appropriate clothing will be worn. For Year 10 there is a uniform policy. For more information visit

I am currently in year 12. Can I attend the GPUTC?
If you wish to retake year 12 in a specialist environment then you can apply to join year 12 at the GPUTC

Do I really get a guaranteed interview with a sponsor when I have finished my studies?
Yes, the GPUTC guarantees all our graduates a job interview through our employer sponsors at the end of their course.

How can I find out details about the GPUTC’s open day events?
Please visit to see the list of dates and to sign up to attend an Open Day