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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.