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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 guide any ambitious and motivated person on their journey through education and their career, by providing the right environment that encourages and nurtures individual talents.

Our industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching team provide our students with the skills businesses truly need.

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.