Please note that all Course 2 Career and Jobsmart courses have been postponed, in light of government guidance.

We will be contacting people who have already booked directly.

For the latest information regarding our response to COVOID-19, click here.

Prepare yourself for work

Our range of free* Course 2 Career and Jobsmart workshops, delivered in central Bristol, will help you to stand out from the crowd in your job search.

  • ICT Skills
  • Skills for Jobseekers
  • Care
  • Hospitality and Retail
  • Office Administration

All Jobsmart and Course 2 Career workshops have start dates throughout the year in 2020.

Jobsmart workshops

The two-part ICT Skills course provides those with little or no computer experience with an understanding of the basics of software such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint, as well as the Internet and emails.

Skills for Jobseekers will develop confidence in online job applications, writing CVs and interviews, alongside the ability to create and adapt documents.


Course 2 Career workshops

A series of three-week workshops that provide you with a range of job-related qualifications (Level 1 to 3), plus the chance to update your CV, brush up on interview skills and get support to apply for your dream job.

Workshops include:

  • Hospitality and retail
  • Care
  • Office administration


Our training venue is located in the iconic Castlemead building, near Cabot Circus, which boasts excellent accessibility and 360-degree panoramic views across Bristol's cityscape and Castle Park.

Our address is:

Lower Castle Street

Apply by clicking below, or contact us for more information:


Telephone: 01452 563278


* Free of charge for learners aged 19+ in receipt of certain benefits, or employed learners earning less than £16,009.50 annual gross salary.

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.