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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.

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Did you miss our November on campus Open Events? Or maybe you need some more inspiration. Register your interest for our January Open Events today. 

Cinderford Campus

Situated in a stunning rural location in Cinderford, our Forest of Dean Campus is accessible by car and regular bus services from around the county.

This brand-new campus for 2018 is designed to be environmentally-friendly and packed with modern facilities.

The campus includes purpose-built construction workshops kitted out with industry-standard tools and equipment, as well as new art studios and creative workshops.

Thanks to its enviable countryside location, the Forest of Dean Campus is home to our outdoor education courses – ideal for those that crave adventure!

Our talented catering and hospitality students work in our on-site, commercial restaurant. Other facilities include a large theatre, an infinity photography studio, modern library and Graduations Hair and Beauty salon, in which our students can hone their trades on real clients.

Larger map and directions

Forest of Dean Campus

Northern United Way
GL14 3FF

Please use the following post code if using a SatNav - GL14 2YT

0345 155 2020

Our Student Services centres are open between 8.30am-4.30pm, Monday to Friday.



The new campus will be located in Cinderford, as part of a larger regeneration project to develop the area to include residential and commercial property, a new link road and leisure facilities.

Courses available at this campus:

  • Art and Design
  • Beauty
  • Business
  • Catering
  • Computing
  • Construction
  • Early Years
  • Foundation Studies
  • Hairdressing
  • Health and Social Care
  • Outdoor Education
  • Travel and Tourism

Why Gloucestershire College?

Our campuses are in great locations and give us access to all kinds of facilities!

The Forest of Dean is home to our Outdoor Adventure Academy, and all campuses have plenty of sports facilities to keep students active and healthy.

We've also got professional catering facilities, salons, IT suites and more. 

We are here to help

0345 155 2020

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.