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Prepare for your next step: meet our expert lecturers and support teams, find out more about your options and check out our facilities.


Kickstart Job Vacancies

There are 200 paid work placements in Gloucestershire, for those aged 16-24, in receipt of Universal Credit and who want to climb the career ladder.

Skills Bootcamps

Fast-track your Cyber Security career with intensive courses in web development and IT support and get a guaranteed interview with a local employer too. 


OFSTED is the inspection body for schools, colleges and universities in the UK.  Our most recent overall rating was “Good”. 

The latest report noted our strongest features including:

  • Our focus on developing students’ and apprentices’ employability and vocational skills
  • Engaging and well-designed teaching, learning and assessment
  • Strong curriculum management
  • Access to accommodation and resources that accurately reflect the industries in which students hope to work.

“Students develop a broad range of additional skills through the wide variety of classroom and workplace activities.”  OFSTED 2016

“In vocational areas, students have particularly good access to well-equipped accommodation and resources, as well as technically skilled and experienced teachers; this helps students develop good technical skills.” OFSTED 2016

You can read more about how well we are doing by downloading a copy of the latest OFSTED report here.


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.