Keep learning, wherever you are

We offer a range of FREE Level 2 online short courses to enable you to continue studying and build professional skills from the comfort of home.

  • Nationally-accredited courses
  • IT, business and customer service options
  • FREE to all, with no entry requirements
  • Personalised online support
  • Get qualified in 14 weeks or less

Courses delivered online through iTrain, our online learning portal

  • Completely FREE for everyone
  • Flexible course dates – start at a time that suits you
  • Access to high-quality, online content
  • No need to attend a classroom
  • Expert tutors with vast industry experience

Why study online?

Due to recent events, many of us are staying safe at home, but that doesn't mean you should stop CPD or improving your skills for when you are able to return to work.

  • Start when you want - flexible around family commitments and working from home
  • Self study courses - no commitment to tutored lessons
  • Accessible to all - no entry requirements
  • Personalised support - a dedicated tutor and online support team
  • Add skills to your CV - progress your career

Explore our FREE online courses:

Level 2 courses available

Certificate in Customer Service 
Develop excellent customer service skills, improve communication and learn how to understand customers.

Certificate in IT User Skills
Gain knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, and master techniques to improve productivity in the workplace.

Lean Organisation Management Techniques
Become a more effective team player at work and discover how to implement business improvements. 

Principles of Business and Administration
Learn up-to-date working practices, including event management and budgeting, and develop effective communication techniques.

Equality and Diversity
Develop an understanding of the meaning and importance of equality and diversity in society, your community and the workplace.

A Level 2 qualification is similar to having a GCSE at grade A*–C or 4-9, so it's a great addition to your CV.

What do I need to get started?

To study these courses you will need the following:

  • An Internet enabled PC running Microsoft Windows
  • A Web browser (JavaScript and Cookie enabled)
  • An active email account
  • Microsoft Word or a similar word processing software program. (You may need additional software programs for IT courses – please contact us for more information.)
  • Adobe Reader
  • Adobe Flash Player (version 9.0 or higher)

Ready to apply?

Click on the course name above and follow the on-screen instructions to make your application.

If you have any questions about the courses, please email commercialcourses@gloscol.ac.uk and a member of the team will get back to you within 72 hours.

 

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

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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.

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