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Enrolment: Your Guide to Join GC

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Sign up for our November Open Events today to meet our expert lecturers and support teams, find out more about your options and check out our facilities. 

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Introducing ADA: The Advanced Digital Academy

Take a look inside Cheltenham's brand new hotspot for developing tech and cyber talent

Nurturing engineers for the future

Recruit engineering apprentices and get them into the workplace from day one, learning how your business works and working on real life projects.

Hub8 GC

A brand new, purpose-built innovation space opening at Gloucestershire College's Cheltenham Campus, September 2021

AAT accountancy online

Invest in your future or train for a career change with our new online AAT accountancy courses. Flexible, part-time courses delivered online and on campus, with engaging digital resources, expert tuition and personalised support as standard.

Professional short courses

Improve workplace productivity and upgrade employees' skills with our range of affordable professional short courses in business, IT, HR and management.

Excel Workshops

PLEASE NOTE: These workshops are free of charge for learners aged 19 and over (as at 31st August 2020) in receipt of certain benefits or employed learners earning less than £17,004.00 annual gross salary.

For further information and to secure a place please contact our Jobsmart team on 01452 563278 or email


Course Duration Price Campus Dates

Microsoft Excel – Basics

This workshop will cover creating a spreadsheet using basic formulas and statistical functions to calculate Minimum, Maximum and Averages. You will learn to navigate, select, enter data in a spreadsheet and apply a variety formatting option including, font styles, cell alignment, borders, shading, number and date formats. Click to book.

Half day £65 Cheltenham


24 May

Microsoft Excel – Pivot Tables

This workshop covers data list essentials, sorting, filtering and custom filters. You will learn how to create Pivot Tables to quickly summarise and create smaller reports from large amounts of data. Click to book.

Half day £65 Cheltenham


14 Jun

Microsoft Excel – Manipulating Data

This workshop covers structuring data lists, converting ranges into tables, conditional formatting, sorting & filtering, subtotals & grouping, also includes named ranges and data validation. Click to book.

Half day £65 Cheltenham


24 May

Microsoft Excel – Functions & Formula

This workshop covers creating formulas and statistical functions, including Sum, Average and Count, as well as the more complex IF function and calculating percentages. Click to book.

Half day £65 Cheltenham


14 Jun

Microsoft Excel - Advanced Functions & Formulae

If you have previously attended the Excel - Functions and Formulae workshop, or you already have a good knowledge of creating basic functions and formula, this is a great way of expanding your skills further using some more advanced calculation and options within Excel. Click to book.


Half day £65 Cheltenham


29 Mar

21 Jun


To book your training needs analysis and get information on courses available call the Gloucestershire College Admissions team on 0345 155 2020 or email, or fill in the form below to arrange a call back.



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.