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FREE courses for adults

Lifetime skills are guaranteed with our FREE courses for adults in trades, finance, management and care. If you're aged 19+ and don't have a Level 3 qualification, apply today to change the course of your future.

Evening courses are BACK!

Whether you want to create insta-worthy floral arrangements, make your own clothes, learn a language or pen your first novel, there’s a creative evening course at GC for you.

FREE online short courses

Retrain for a new career or improve skills in your current one. Online courses available in business, IT, care and more, to study at home when it suits you. Flexible, free and with dedicated online support.

Recruit construction and trade apprentices to recieve up to £4,000

Hire an apprentice this September and receive up to £4,000 for each apprentice taken on. We offer a free recruitment service so get in touch with our Business Hub team today. 

business.hub@gloscol.ac.uk 

T Levels - The Next Level Qualification

A new, two-year qualification bringing together 80% classroom learning with 20% industry placement. Equivalent to A Levels, T Levels give you a head start towards the career you want. Apply for construction, healthcare or digital support services today, to start in September 2021.

Kamran Delsetan

HNC/HND

Music

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Ella Cash

AAT

Accountancy

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Ben Mason

Level 2

Carpentry

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Sylvester Ghanney

HND

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

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Noel Shaw

HNC/HND

Cyber Security

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Lewis Bevis

Level 2

Cooking

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Ryan Davis

Level 3

Business

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Term Dates

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Term 1 Starts 7 September 2020 Ends 16 December 2020
Term 2 Starts 4 January 2021 Ends 1 April 2021
Term 3 Starts 19 April 2021 Ends 2 July 2021

Learning That Works

At GC we make people more employable. Our students leave us with the skills employers love! Discover how GC has learning that truly works.

Great Staff, Great Facilities

Our expert teachers, caring support staff and high standard facilities make GC a great place to learn and work. If you'd like to be part of the team please check our jobs list.

Education That Pays

At GC you can earn while you learn by taking one of our Apprenticeships. We can also help employers take on apprentices and provide bespoke training for your current staff.

Aged 16-24 and Want To Work?

Traineeships provide work experience to help you get your dream job or apprenticeship.

 

Latest News and Events

Visit our News and Events pages to hear the latest news from the College and find out when we’re holding our next Open Evenings, Parent Information Sessions and other events.

GC sponsors Cheltenham Science Festival

We’re delighted to announce our sponsorship of an exciting event in this year’s Cheltenham Science Festival, entitled Level Up: The Power of Gaming, which promises to showcase the positive steps being made to create a more diverse and inclusive gaming world.

GC Apprentice Finalist in South West Business and Community Awards

Congratulations to Leanne Finch who is a finalist the 2021 South West Business and Community Awards, nominated for ‘Apprentice of the Year.’ Leanne won the award in 2020 and is back for a second year to reclaim her title. We caught up with Leanne to congratulate her on this amazing achievement.

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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.

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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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