IT and Computing

A computing qualification can open many doors, and even help budding entrepreneurs to find their way!

We have a huge range of courses at different levels, and you’ll be learning from experts who have direct industry experience in many sectors. You could get the chance to pitch an idea or solve a real world business problems.

We arrange guest speakers from the world of computing, including employees of GCHQ.

IT or computing students could work in IT Support, be a web developer or designer, create apps, design games, build software, create databases or maybe do something top secret for GCHQ!

Quick Facts

  • Industry experienced teachers
  • Range of industry connections
  • Regular guest speakers
  • State of the art technologies
  • Solve Real world business issues.

Our Experts, Your Teachers

Gavin Atkinson
Gavin Atkinson
Lecturer in Computing

Gavin Atkinson, a lecturer in computing, joined the College to share his experiences after 20 years of working in the IT industry. 

Our Students' Work

Here at Gloucestershire College, we are proud of our students’ work. It is not only showcased on the walls across our campuses, but also on our website. Below you will find examples of creative work and technical projects from our talented IT and Computing students.


Here at Gloucestershire College, we know that excellent teaching is key to learning, but we also believe brilliant facilities make learning so much easier.

Mac and PC suites
Mac and PC suites
Cheltenham Campus, Gloucester Campus

Our Mac and PC suites contain up to date iMacs and PC’s that our kitted out with the latest in products.

We Proudly Serve Starbucks
We Proudly Serve Starbucks
Cheltenham Campus, Gloucester Campus

Our Campuses proudly serve Starbucks coffee, with subsidised rates for students and staff.

Proud to be Working With

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" with "outstanding" features.

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great new Personal Tutor scheme.