Study to Support

With mental health and wellbeing becoming increasingly important, counsellors and those with counselling skills are more in demand.

We offer a range of part-time and evening courses in counselling, designed to fit around you.

Levels 2 to 5 taught in Cheltenham.

Why study counselling?

Counselling courses are taught at our Cheltenham Campus and equip you with the skills to listen and help others, among others.

Qualifications can lead to rewarding careers in welfare, nursing, management, HR, probation and social
services, teaching, charity and volunteering.

  • Make a real difference
  • Skills for personal and professional life
  • Taught by industry experts
  • Flexible study options - part-time and evening
  • Study further to become your own boss

Courses available

Our part-time and evening courses include nationally-recognised qualifications, from levels 2 to 5:


Most courses start in September 2020 - apply now to secure your place!

If you have any questions, please contact Student Services:


Call: 0345 155 2020

Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

We are here to help

0345 155 2020

90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.